SE Idaho fence could make Interstate 15 safer

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) – Officials say an 18-mile fence being installed along Interstate 15 between Pocatello and Inkom in southeastern Idaho will likely reduce the number of collisions with wildlife and make the route safer for motorists. Officials with Idaho Fish and Game tell the Idaho State Journal that at least 100 deer are killed annually on the highway. Officials say all but $50,000 of the $450,000 cost of the fence has been raised and work on some portions is nearly complete. Officials say the entire fence should be finished by fall. Sean Mottishaw is one of the project coordinators. Mottishaw says a fundraiser is being organized to bring in the remaining $50,000.

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