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Woman’s $1000 woeful tale wins ‘Worst Road in Maine’ contest
Seven other roads singled out as among Maine’s worst
AUGUSTA, ME – In the end, it was Martha Jordan’s frustration and a dangerous encounter with a particularly bad pothole that got the attention of judges and won her entry – Route 219 from Turner to Leeds – the dubious title of “Worst Road in Maine.” Jordan’s photos and her story of a bent rim, busted tire, lost wheel bearing and $1,000 repair bill comprised one of many entries from all corners of state.


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