One Wawa gets initial OK amid opposition to another

The Palm Beach County Zoning Commission approved Wawa’s application to build a 24-hour gas station at the southeast corner of Military Trail and 10th Avenue North west of Lake Worth.

That application will now go to the Palm Beach County Commission for consideration on August 25.

A far more controversial application from Wawa – this one for a gas station at Hypoluxo Road and High Ridge Road – was also to be considered by the Zoning Commission today. But the agenda item was postponed until the Zoning Commission’s September 1 meeting.

Citing noise and traffic concerns, residents near the proposed Hypoluxo Road station have bombarded county commissioners with letters of opposition to the project.

Residents opposed to a proposed gas station on a lot at High Ridge and Hypoluxo hold signs expressing their opposition Monday, April 11, 2016. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)
Residents opposed to a proposed gas station on a lot at High Ridge and Hypoluxo hold signs expressing their opposition Monday, April 11, 2016. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

 

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