Rebuilt Clarence Service Area on NYS Thruway adds amenities for truckers

Updated Jul 3, 2023
NYS Thruway Clarence Service Area
NYS Thruway Authority

The New York State Thruway Authority recently announced the new Clarence Service Area on Interstate 90 westbound at mile marker 412 is now open to the public.

The location is the eighth new service area to open to Thruway customers as part of the $450 million project to redevelop and modernize all 27 Thruway service areas. The ArdsleyPlattekillClifton Springs, IroquoisIndian CastleChittenango and Junius Ponds Service Areas have reopened.

The Clarence Service Area has more than 14,000 square feet and is the first to reopen that offers separate amenities for commercial truck drivers.

Trucker amenities include:

  • Separate entrance
  • Lounge
  • Showers
  • Lockers
  • Restrooms
  • Washer and dryer

Restaurant options include:

  • Burger King
  • Popeyes
  • Dunkin’
  • Applegreen C-Store
  • Taste NY Food and Drink Products

Other amenities include:

  • Outdoor seating
  • Dog walking area
  • Farm market space
  • Private nursing area
  • Digital Tourism Kiosk is coming soon
  • Four level 3 high-speed EV chargers will be available soon

All 27 service areas are being redeveloped in a $450 million project with Empire State Thruway Partners. The project is funded through a public-private partnership and no toll dollars or tax dollars are being used for construction.