Roadwork Interfering with Businesses? No Problem!

Business owners who cringe when road construction gets in the way of customer traffic have a reason to smile. Cities including Bangor, Maine and Salt Lake City, Utah are getting creative in order to prevent businesses from suffering big losses when consumers are inconvenienced. For instance, subsidized happy hours, discount coupons, and free parking are among the ways consumers are being lured into areas where construction and building can be tough to navigate.