Small move, big prospects

Moving is never as easy as you think it’ll be, even if you’re only packing up and moving across the street. Such has been the experience of QuickChek, the New Jersey-based gas station and convenience store chain, which unwrapped an approval by the Ulster Town Board in late December to move their Washington Avenue facility across Sawkill Road.

Site plan approval was given during a meeting on Thursday, Dec. 20, with the project still awaiting the okay from the Ulster County Highway Department for proposed curb cuts. According to QuickChek officials, it wants to move because of the small size of its current facility, and was made possible by the closure of a competing Mobil station on a much larger parcel across Sawkill Road.

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