California is Building the World’s Largest Wildlife Crossing Over 10-Lane Freeway

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The world’s largest wildlife crossing is set to start construction on Earth Day in just a few weeks. The crossing will span ten busy freeway lanes just outside of Los Angeles.

The Wallis Annenberg wildlife Crossing will be in the Santa Monica Mountains region of Los Angeles County and will not only be California’s first bridge of its kind but the largest in the world.

Nearly 20 years ago, the U.S. National Park Service conducted a study that found roads and developments were deadly for animals that were trying to cross. The new bridge will allow animals to safely cross the road without entering the busy ten-lane freeway.

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