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Newfoundland’s Moose Detection System Out of Order

Matt Ball on April 14, 2013 - in Transportation

Part of a high-tech moose sensor system designed to warn drivers that animals are near or on the highway has been out of order for weeks.

The Newfoundland and Labrador government spent $1.5 million installing two sets of columns with infrared sensors on the Trans-Canada Highway in 2011; one outside St. John’s and the other near Grand Falls-Windsor. The sensors are supposed to trigger warning lights if they detect moose, but the system near St. John’s is not working.

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