Business as usual for construction crews despite rising temps

Today's blazing temperatures may have kept most residents indoors, but for construction workers in southwestern Connecticut, it was business as usual.Workers in Fairfield spent the

FAIRFIELD - Today's blazing temperatures may have kept most residents indoors, but for construction workers in southwestern Connecticut, it was business as usual.

Workers in Fairfield spent the day building a girl's softball field, despite the high temperatures.

Over in Redding, construction crews kept cool by drinking iced water and seeking refuge in air-conditioned vehicles.

Most construction workers worked full days today until about 3 p.m., but some crews in New Caanan had a half-day because of the heat.

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