US 40 Paving project pushed back a week


BRAZIL, Ind (WTHI) – Downtown Brazil, Indiana, was set to be cloaked in orange construction barrels on a road project many say is years overdue!

Monday afternoon, News 10 confirmed through INDOT that the target start date of April first, is now pushed back a full week.

Even though many merchants have mixed emotion about the project, given its 2 year projected run time, those who’ve lived their whole life in clay county will tell you, it’s been a talked about pavement upgrade since the early 1980s!

The chamber of commerce is kicking off a simultaneous campaign, urging locals they can still depend on the reliable business owners up and down 40 even if the streets and sidewalk won’t be easy to navigate! provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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