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NCHRP 25-25/Task 68 [Final]

Implementing Measures to Reduce Highway Impacts on Habitat Fragmentation
[ NCHRP 25-25 (Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment) ]

  Project Data
Funds: 80000
Research Agency: Louis Berger Group, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Edward Samanns
Effective Date: 5/25/2010
Completion Date: 8/31/2010
Comments: Completed and Final report submmited to AASHTO SCOE

The overall objective of the Task 68 research was to document existing techniques and measures used to assess, minimize and mitigate habitat fragmentation impacts during highway facility design. The product of this research is meant to assist state department of transportation (DOT) practitioners, regional environmental coordinators and other transportation and environmental professionals in identifying and recommending habitat fragmentation solutions that are cost effective, can be readily implemented using available technology, provide significant habitat connectivity benefits, and reduce overall transportation project impacts on wildlife. The final report is available pdf format here.  The appendices for the PDF format are shown here. 

The agency report is also available in e-book format here.

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