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ALBANY, N.Y. -- Renovations began yesterday at the Sunoco Inc. Ulster travel plaza along I-87 between Saugerties and Kingston, N.Y., as part of a plan to renovate all travel plazas operated by the company in the state, the New York State Thruway Authority reported.
Upgrades taking place at the plazas in the state include tank replacements at two sites, several new convenience stores, new fueling islands, canopy renovations and environmental upgrades, according to the agency. The plan is phased over a two-year period and is scheduled to be completed during 2009, according to the authority.
The Pembroke Travel Plaza, located on I-90 eastbound, will begin renovations on March 31, according to the agency. Other projects are already underway at Clifton Springs and Sloatsburg travel plazas, and all of which are expected to be completed by Memorial Day, according to the thruway authority.
In addition, fuel renovations at Clarence, Junius Ponds, Chittenango, Oneida and Plattekill travel plazas are scheduled to begin after Labor Day 2008, and are expected to be completed by Thanksgiving, according to the agency.