Reinstall the Strieter-Lite Wild Animal Highway Warning Reflector System in Nevada on Highway 50 E. and In Other High Strike Areas
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SAVES LIVES by stopping tragic dusk to dawn deer and other wild animal-vehicle collisions! The reflector system is the most effective method of preventing these collisions with a 78% - 90% prevention rate stopping 4 out of 5 accidents that would otherwise occur. The reflectors are used to reduce deer-vehicle collisions estimated at 1 million annually. Please go to www.strieter-lite.com for further information and statistical analysis based on extensive road test data. The reflectors are eligible for 80% FHWA funding under the TEA-21 hazardous elimination fund. They were successfully tested on Highway 50 E. in Northern Nevada for three years (2003-2006) then removed to widen the highway. NDOT was not able to replace them because they were inadvertently destroyed. Now many tragic accidents, especially with wild horses, are happening again. Due to their success in preventing these collisions, they need replaced and also installed in other high strike areas.
Please contact the Nevada Department of Transportation at (775) 888-7087 or email Mr. Ismael Garza, Assistant Chief Traffic Operations Engineer, at IGarza@dot.state.nv.us. Thank you.
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