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Love's open five locations on same day with more than 450 parking spaces


Thursday, December 15, 2016
by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES

The five stores opened on the same day by Love’s is the most the company has ever opened in a single day. Pictured is the South Jacksonville, Illinois, location. (Courtesy: LOVE'S)
The five stores opened on the same day by Love’s is the most the company has ever opened in a single day. Pictured is the South Jacksonville, Illinois, location. (Courtesy: LOVE'S)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops has opened five new locations across five states, adding more than 450 truck-parking spaces to busy interstates and highways.

The openings of stores in South Jacksonville, Illinois; Ellsworth, Iowa; New London, Missouri; Norfolk, Nebraska, and Cayce, South Carolina, mark the most store openings in a single day in Love’s history.

“Providing professional drivers with more safe places to park is a priority, so adding more than 450 truck-parking spaces across five states is a big deal for us and our Customers,” said Greg Love, co-CEO of Love’s. “The new locations are placed in areas where demands for parking and driver services are high, and we look forward to providing the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ to drivers in five new parts of the country.” 

All Love’s Travel Stops are open 24/7 and offer gift merchandise, fresh fruit, name-brand snacks, electronics, truck-parking spaces, showers, RFID cardless fueling, CAT scales and other driver services, Love said.

All locations feature one or more quick-service restaurant.

Love’s has welcomed two additional IHOP Express restaurants at the South Jacksonville, Illinois, and Norfolk, Nebraska, locations.

Details on the five new Love’s Travel Stops include:

South Jacksonville, Illinois — Location: Interstate 72, Exit 64; truck-parking spaces: 69; showers: 5; IHOP Express restaurant.

Ellsworth, Iowa — Location: Interstate 35 and State Route 175; truck-parking spaces: 100; showers: 7; Love’s Truck Tire Care; Hardee’s restaurant.

New London, Missouri —Location: U.S. Highway 61 and State Route 19; truck-parking spaces: 112;

Norfolk, Nebraska — Location: U.S. Highway 81 and Monroe Avenue; truck-parking spaces: 79; showers: 5; IHOP Express restaurant

Cayce, South Carolina — Location: Interstate 77, Exit 5; truck-parking spaces: 92; showers: 7; Chester’s Chicken restaurant; McDonald’s restaurant.

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City.

Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 400 locations in 40 states, is family-owned and operated and employs more than 17,000 people.

For more information, visit www.loves.com

 

 

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