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Part of Pinckley Street to be closed temporarily

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Starting Wednesday, pending weather conditions, Pinckley Street, between State Road 59 and South Lambert Street, will be closed during normal working hours (8 a.m.-4 p.m.).

The City of Brazil will be working on sewers in the area, which is anticipated to last 2-3 days.

For questions, call 443-2221.

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Great, when are we going to FIX THE ROAD all the way to Murphy? What a disgrace. I have an Uncle who live in Michigan. He can't believe the condition of our roads. The weather up there is much worse on roads there, and they would never allow a road to get to this condition. Especially in the most populated of cities.

-- Posted by Conservative Dad on Tue, Sep 22, 2009, at 8:10 PM

One thing, even though I am well aware of the road conditions in Brazil, remember we are planning to replace water pipes that run under the streets. Wouldn't it be best to get the pipes in before we re-pave the streets? That way, hopefully, the streets will last a while.

-- Posted by Leo L. Southworth on Tue, Sep 22, 2009, at 8:22 PM

If they actually fix the water lines, it will be great. I don't know about you, but I've heard so many promises for years from ALL of the mayors.

Our streets are horrible and have been for years. I have a bad back (2 surgery scars to prove it) & driving down some of these streets are killers. They do hurt my back. I try not to drive down the really bad ones, but there aren't many good ones left!

-- Posted by th1953 on Tue, Sep 22, 2009, at 10:15 PM

I lived on Pinckley st at the bottom of the hill where there used to be a railroad,I was living there when they put in the new sewer lines Yrs ago,in the fifty1s I believe, they never repaved the road after that very good,allways rough,I moved to Ca in 69,I came back in 06 and it still was the same.

-- Posted by T-REX on Wed, Sep 23, 2009, at 11:24 AM

I first drove on this street in 1958. It has never been acceptable, but you are living in a small town in the midwest where the living is generally good and the pace of life is usually slow. Simmer down, drive carefully and smell the clean air. Good advice, thanks, Forry.

-- Posted by Forry on Wed, Sep 23, 2009, at 2:02 PM

The Level Theory

The sad truth is that our city was built for a population that was much larger than today. The taxbase cannot support the proper repairs & replacement to infrastructure such as sewer, roads, and water.

We need to decide which parts of Brazil need to be abandoned, level/bulldoze the worst area's houses, streets, and utilize our tax dollars on the rest of the city to do it right this time and not half cocked. I agree that this is a harsh reality to accept, but we have no future if we continue these short term strategies.

-- Posted by classof1979bhs on Thu, Sep 24, 2009, at 9:18 PM

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