New Jersey Turnpike service area destroyed by Sandy reopens

 The Grover Cleveland stop is NB on the NJ Turnpike between interchanges 11 and 12. (Image via Google Streetview)

The Grover Cleveland stop is NB on the NJ Turnpike between interchanges 11 and 12. (Image via Google Streetview)

A familiar stop on the New Jersey Turnpike is back in business more than three years after it was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

Officials on Monday cut a ribbon to reopen the Grover Cleveland Service area in Woodbridge. It is located in the northbound lanes between interchanges 11 and 12.

The 15,000-square-foot building replaces the facility that was wiped out by Sandy.

Grover Cleveland Service Area is named for the Caldwell, NJ., native who served as the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. He is buried at the Princeton Cemetery, which the White House honors with a wreath every March 18.

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