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Construction tears up driveways, customers have a hard time getting into parking lotsSubmitted: 05/27/2014
Construction tears up driveways, customers have a hard time getting into parking lots
Story By Karolina Buczek

MINOCQUA - Business owners in Minocqua believe construction is making it difficult for customers to find a way into their parking lot.

They think the dirt and traffic cones make it more difficult for people to see.

Some restaurants have put signs to help people.

Some managers believe that doesn't help much because construction crews switch the driveways around often to get their work done.

"They shift the cones. One day this lane is closed, the next day the other one is. Getting in and out of parking lots is a really big hassle," said Valeria Melendez, manager of El Mez.

Some business owners think the biggest problem affecting their business is the traffic backup.

"Mainly when the traffic is bad, a lot of our local customers don't want to come out of their house and avoid the traffic."

Some business owners are excited for the construction to be done.

They believe it'll help the town look better.

They hope it can be done before all of the tourists get up here for the summer.

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