The route is expected to result in the relocation of 279 homes and nearly 100 businesses. INDOT predicts it will boost wages by $1.7 million.
The contractor was working on the Eagle Valley construction site.
INDOT won't make a final decision on the route until 2018.
An effort to improve building exteriors in downtown Martinsville could lead to possible legal action from one building owner involved in the project.
The threat was posted to the school's Instagram account Tuesday.
The first meeting will take place Monday at Center Grove Middle School North in Greenwood.
The EPA is investigating a site in Martinsville where chemicals have contaminated one of the city's drinking water wells.
Deckard says in his remaining time as mayor, he will continue to work on various infrastructure projects, such as installing new water lines.
A Martinsville city councilman criticized the mayor for asking for votes at a city meeting.
In response to RFRA, community leaders across Indiana are updating ordinances to make sure people can’t be discriminated against based on sexual orientation.