Department of Transportation has erected four highway signs
alongside SR 20 and SR 153 in the Methow Valley of Okanogan
County to alert drivers to the danger of collisions with deer.
yellow and black square signs caution drivers about deer near
the road. The signs also display the number of deer killed annually,
this year to date and the estimated dollar value of vehicular
damage incurred in the collisions.
will remain in place for three years. At that time, WSDOT will
access the signs' effectiveness in reducing the number of deer
on the results, the project will be discontinued, extended or
expanded to other areas.