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    GALLERY: China Intersection - Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    Traffic flows along Route 3 on Friday near the intersection of Dirigo Road in South China. Town officials and resident Danny Higgins say the intersection is dangerous and needs more safety measures.

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    GALLERY: China Intersection - Staff file photo by Andy Molloy | of | Share this photo

    A LifeFlight helicopter descends to the scene of a motorcycle and pickup truck collision in 2009 on Route 3 in Augusta. The accident, on the Alfond Connector section of Route 3, was in one of the most accident-prone areas of the east-west highway.

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    GALLERY: China Intersection - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    The intersection of Route 3 and U.S. Route 201, also called Riverside Drive, in Augusta. The intersection at the eastern end of Cushnoc Crossing bridge, part of the Alfond Connector, is one of the most accident-prone on the east-west highway.

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    GALLERY: China Intersection - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    The intersection of Route 3 and U.S. Route 201, also called Riverside Drive, in Augusta, had 51 accidents from Jan. 1, 2011, to Dec. 31, 2015 — the most of any intersection on Route 3 between Civic Center Drive in Augusta to the west and Route 131 in Belmont to the east, a distance of 40.49 miles.

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    A pickup truck rests close to the Higgins home at the intersection of Dirigo Road and Route 3 in South China. Danny Higgins, who lives at the 1 Dirigo Road home, said the accident Tuesday is just the latest at the intersection, which area residents consider dangerous.

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    Danny Higgins stands in front of circa 1800s Jones House antiques and gift shop Friday at the intersection of Route 3 and Dirigo Road in South China. Higgins is trying to raise awareness of the dangers of the intersection He says town and state measures to make it safer haven't been enough.

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    GALLERY: China Intersection - Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    Danny Higgins stands in front of circa 1800s Jones House antiques and gift shop Friday at the intersection of Route 3 and Dirigo Road in South China. Higgins is trying to raise awareness of the dangers of the intersection. He says town and state measures to make it safer haven't been enough.

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    GALLERY: China Intersection - Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    Danny Higgins walks in front of his circa 1800s Jones House antiques and gift shop Friday at the intersection of Route 3 and Dirigo Road in South China. His yard is still torn up from an accident earlier in the week that left a pickup truck just feet from the wall of his business. Higgins is trying to raise awareness of the dangers of the intersection after two serious accidents in the past two weeks.

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