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Flying J Travel Plaza opens in George West, Texas

The Flying J Travel Plaza is the 42nd location in Texas and will add 70 new jobs.

The Trucker News Services

2/3/2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J announced the opening of a new Flying J Travel Plaza in George West, Texas.

“We hope drivers will enjoy the convenience and amenities of our new George West Flying J Travel Plaza,” said Pilot Flying J CEO, Jimmy Haslam. “Our team is working hard to make life better for drivers and they take great pride in providing the quality service our guests deserve.”

The Flying J Travel Plaza is the 42nd location in Texas and will add 70 new jobs.

The George West Travel Plaza amenities include:

• Eight diesel lanes and 12 gas lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling

• Seven showers; 90 truck parking spots and 96 car parking spots

• CAT scale

• McDonald’s

• Hot deli plus pizza, soups and more

• Two ATMS, public laundry, Western Union, fax and a driver’s lounge

The company has embarked on an extensive $50 million restroom remodel this year and will complete a $50 million shower remodel. Pilot Flying J offers DEF at the pump in more than 3,900 lanes nationwide. The combined network of more than 650 Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Travel Plazas across North America serves more than 1.3 million customers daily, company officials said.

As with all other Pilot Flying J locations, the Pilot Travel Center honors the MyRewards loyalty card, through which members can earn in-store retail and restaurant discounts, officials said.

The George West Travel Plaza is located off Interstate 37 at exit 56. To learn more about Pilot Flying J locations, visit www.pilotflyingj.com.

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