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An artist’s illustration shows future construction plans for the LaFayette Fuel Plaza, which will include a Burger King.

Bachmann Construction

Gazette staff

TOWN OF LAFAYETTE

Construction has started on a town of Lafayette Burger King and fuel station, according to a news release.

The Madison-based Bachmann Construction has started building the LaFayette Fuel Plaza, which will feature amenities for truckers as well, the release states. The amenities will include laundry facilities, showers, groceries, grab-and-go food, clothing, gifts and trucker accessories.

The 8,000-square-foot LaFayette Fuel Plaza will be at the northeast corner of Highway 43 and Highway 11 adjacent to AM Towing and Repair.

The 5,400-square-foot fuel station will have four gas dispensers and five diesel dispensers, the release states. There will also be parking for 60 trucks.

The fuel station will be open 24/7, employing 14 to 16 full- and part-time staff, according to the release.

The 2,600-square-foot Burger King will employ 30 full- and part-time staff and be open from 6 a.m. to midnight, according to the release. There will be seating for 55 people plus drive-through service.

Bachmann construction managers expect the plaza to open in May or June, the release states.

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