Press Release

Love’s Brings 53 New Jobs, 85 Truck Parking Spaces to Indiana

OKLAHOMA CITY, December 6, 2018 - Love's Travel Stops (Love's), the nation's industry-leading travel stop network, announces it is now serving Customers in Elkhart, Indiana, thanks to the anticipated opening of a new travel stop today. The new location, at 2201 County Road 17 (off U.S. Highway 20), adds 53 new jobs to Elkhart County and 85 truck parking spaces.

"Elkhart's central location between the heavily traveled cities of Chicago, Grand Rapids and South Bend make it the perfect place to serve residents, leisure travelers and professional drivers along U.S. Highway 20," said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love's. "We're eager to serve even more Customers in the Great Lakes region with another clean and friendly travel stop."

The more than 11,000-square-foot facility is open 24/7 and offers many amenities, including:

  • Hardee's restaurant.
  • 85 truck parking spaces.
  • Seven diesel bays.
  • Four RV parking spaces.
  • Five showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Fresh to Go options.
  • Bean to Cup Gourmet Coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.
  • Mobile to Go Zone.
  • CAT scale.

"I am pleased to welcome Love's Travel Stops to the growing City of Elkhart," said Tim Neese, mayor of Elkhart. "This new location near County Road 17 and U.S. Highway 20 will provide an added convenience to the residents and visitors who utilize these major corridors for business and leisure travel."

In honor of the grand opening, Love's will host a ribbon cutting ceremony 10:30 a.m. EST Dec. 20. During the ceremony, Love's will make a $2,000 donation to Friends of the Elkhart Library.

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 470 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 more than 50 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 loves.com.