Press Release

Love’s Travel Stops Opens in Knoxville, Illinois

(OKLAHOMA CITY, February 16, 2017) – Love’s Travel Stop in Knoxville, Illinois, opened for business this morning. Love’s 14th location in Illinois brings 94 truck-parking spots to Interstate 74, Exit 51.

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“With the opening of the Knoxville store, Love’s Travel Stops now has four locations spanning 300 miles along Interstate 74,” said Greg Love, co-CEO of Love’s. “We remain committed to providing more locations for professional drivers to park and access services and opening another site along a well-traveled interstate is a welcome relief for our Customers that we’re happy to provide.”

The Knoxville travel stop is open 24/7 and offers Subway and Chester’s Chicken restaurants, seven showers, a Love’s Truck Tire Care Center as well as other services and amenities for professional drivers. Customers will also find gourmet coffee, fountain drinks, fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, small electronics, mobile accessories, name-brand snacks and more.

Love’s other locations along Interstate 74 include St. Paul, Indiana, at Exit 123; Pittsboro, Indiana, at Exit 61; and Le Roy, Illinois, at Exit 149.

Love’s will celebrate the opening by donating $2,000 to the Knox County Fair.

About Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 410 locations in 40 states. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. On-site Love’s Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers. Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional truck drivers are also available. Love’s, which remains family-owned and operated, employs more than 17,000 people. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.