A $2 million renovation of a rest area on Interstate 81 is complete.

The New York State Department of Transportation says the Whitney Point Rest Area in the Town of Lisle had undergone renovations that include more environmentally-friendly facilities.

The $2.2 million upgrades to the rest stop on 81 South about 3 miles from the Cortland County line conserves water through replacement of an old leach field, installation of no-flush toilets and composting bins and installation of new landscaping.


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