FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky officials have awarded a contract to renovate and operate the Beaver Dam convenience rest area along the Western Kentucky Parkway.

The state Finance and Administration Cabinet says the contract went to Martin and Bayley Inc. The cabinet says the company is an experienced convenience rest area operator in five states.

It has a 20-year contract to renovate, reconstruct, operate and maintain general merchandise and fuel service operations at the Beaver Dam rest area. The contract also has two five-year renewal options for a total up to 30 years.

The center near Madisonville is scheduled to open Jan. 26, 2018.

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