Love’s Travel Stops Brings 80 New Jobs and Truck Parking to Texas
OKLAHOMA CITY, August 9, 2018 - Love's Travel Stops (Love's) is now serving Customers in Donna, Texas, thanks to the grand opening of a new travel stop. The store located near Interstate 2 and Hutto Road brings 82 jobs and 94 truck parking spots to Hidalgo County.
"Donna is a great area for Love's to serve new Customers," said Tom Love, executive chairman and founder of Love's. "Donna's location along Interstate 2 is ideal for travelers to stop as they head to and from the gulf. The city has also become a popular stop for professional drivers in recent years and continues to grow."
The more than 11,000 square-foot facility offers an Arby's restaurant for Customers to enjoy. The store also offers brand-name snacks, gourmet coffee, Fresh to Go options, fountain drinks, electronics and more. Professional drivers can take advantage of 94 truck parking spots, eight showers, laundry facilities and a Love's Truck Tire Care center.
"The City of Donna is very excited to welcome Love's to our growing city," said Rick Morales, mayor of Donna. "Its location along Interstate 2 is prime real estate as it serves residents, motorists and thousands of professional truck drivers that cross our Donna International Bridge on a daily basis. As we open our bridge to additional commercial traffic in the coming year, we hope to welcome even more of them to our city!"
In celebration of the grand opening, Love's will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 16, 2018 at 10 a.m. During the ceremony, Love's will make a $2,000 donation to Donna High School.
About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores (Love's) is the nation's industry-leading travel stop network with more than 460 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 22,000 people. Love's provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings, and more. Love's has more than 250 on-site Truck Tire Care centers and 52 Speedco locations, which is the largest oil change and preventative maintenance nationwide network on the road today. Love's is committed to providing customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.