Funding approved to pave the way for Buc-ees

Aug. 2—The Golden Isles Development Authority approved a resolution that is expected to pave the way for a new Buc-ees travel center in the Golden Isles.

The authority, at Tuesday's meeting, approved $3 million in funding for the public infrastructure needed to accommodate the travel center including upgrades and traffic lights at the Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 42.

The $30 million project is expected to create 175 jobs.

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