Sites

Iowa City, Iowa

Misha Goodman, Director, Animal Control

Site #1, Iowa City, Iowa

Reflectorized Section

Location: Dubuque St., I-80 Interchange, thence South
Length of reflectorized section .75 miles
Reflectors installed: July 1996
Reflector installation design: Directed across highway and staggered
Terrain: Curves and Slightly Hilly
Deer-vehicle after dark crash history prior to installation: Averaged 1 per week
Number of after dark crashes after installation: 1997: 2
1998: 10*
1999: 8**
Period of study July 1996 to March 2000
Yearly Reductions 1997: 96%
1998: 81%
1999: 85%

* Due to poor maintenance
** Due to hunting pressure

Average Reduction: 87%

Reflector Purchases

Initial Purchase 8/94: 120
Subsequent Purchases 4/97: 280
11/99: 300
3/00: 200
photo of the site after Strieter-Lite installation

In spite of hunts, deer are still present.

Iowa City, Iowa

Misha Goodman , Director, Animal Control

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Site #2, Iowa City, Iowa

Reflectorized Section

Location: Dodge St., I-80 Interchange, thence South
Length of reflectorized section 1.5 miles
Reflectors installed: August 1996
Reflector installation design: directed across hwy
Terrain: Level and Slightly Hilly
Deer-vehicle after dark crash history prior to installation: Averaged 1 every other week
Number of after dark crashes after installation: 1999: 2
Period of study August 1999 to December 1999
Yearly Reductions 1999: 92%

Average Reduction: 92%

Reflector Purchases

Initial Purchase 1/87: 158
Subsequent Purchases 8/94: 120
4/97: 280
11/99: 300
3/00: 200
photo of the site after Strieter-Lite installation

Deer are still present.

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