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Higgins v. Hicks Co.
Citation:756 F.2d 681 (8th Cir. 1985)
In South Dakota, there were two separate motorcycle accidents that occurred on a four-lane divided highway. The accidents occurred after sunset on a stretch of Interstate 90 that was under construction. The defendant was under contract with the State of South Dakota. On the day of the accidents, there was a 5.4 mile stretch of a highway that had been resurfaced on the passing lane but not on the driving lane. This left a 3-4 inch ridge over which a driver had to maneuver to move from the driving lane to the passing lane. The two accidents occurred as the motorcycle riders attempted to change lanes.
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