November 11, 2005 -- Posted at 3:41 p.m. CST
JONESBORO, AR -- Construction along
“It has affected us because people have to detour and go around another way to get over here or they'll just go on down to the next store,” said Catrina Rufus who owns the Exxon store at the corner of
The owner of “The Wright Place’ says his business has been ''almost killed'' by the construction along Johnson. But it's not just customers and business owners that the road work has a negative effect on: it's employees as well. “I live west of here and in order for me to get to work I'm going to have to take a detour tomorrow also,” said Brenda Clark.
With a construction project that's been underway for several years, some say the workers themselves offer apologies for the trouble it's causing, “Some of the construction people do come in and they say they're doing their best to get it done,” said Chambers