"The smaller business, like me and the consignment store, that depend on foot traffic are virtually cut off," Thurston says.
Thurston knew if he were to rely on foot traffic his business might be cut off entirely, but expects the next six to eight months will still be a rough road. "If you can keep your head above water long enough, you can end up reaping the rewards for next year," Thurston says.
Wiersma says they're making sure people get to their business. If you can't find or drive to the second entrance, they'll make sure to send someone out to get you.
Construction is expected to last through December to fix water, sewage, and drainage lines and to repair the road.
100 Television Lane
Paducah, KY 42003