Juntura meeting on June 13 will consider highway changes to cut wildlife collisions

Mule deer cross the road using an underpass at Lava Butte. (Enterprise/FILE)

Every year, collisions between vehicles and deer on U.S. Highway 20 west of Vale cost more than $1 million.

State officials found that the highway between Harper and Juntura had among the highest rates of such collisions anywhere in Oregon.

A plan is unfolding to develop wildlife crossings . . .

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