Everyone is in a hurry these days, and traffic jams or roadworks can put a huge kink in your plans for the day. You just want to get to work or get the kids to soccer practice, or to the dry cleaners before it closes and there are inconsiderate workmen trying to build a better road system.
Generally speaking, it is quite a good idea to stay in the queue, rather than trying to find a way around it. Cones are usually there for a reason. In this case, the reason was freshly poured concrete. You’re not going to be able to wear that shirt this weekend, my friend.