Senate Comm Passes Highway Bill w Funding for Wildlife Crossings, July 31, 2019

This is good news for states looking to put in overpasses,  underpasses, and culverts where busy roads intersect with fish and  wildlife habitat

In a 21-0 vote, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee  passed a bipartisan highway bill with a major priority for sportsmen’s  groups and wildlife managers: The legislation would carve out $250  million in dedicated funds over the next five years for  wildlife-friendly roadway crossing structures like overpasses,  underpasses, and culverts that connect fragmented fish and wildlife  habitat.

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