Love’s Travel Stops Brings 60 New Jobs and Truck Parking to Kansas

loves opens in Abilene Kansas

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 26, 2018 - Love's Travel Stops (Love's) is now serving Customers in Abilene, Kansas, with the opening of a new travel stop this morning. The store, located at 2322 Fair Road (Interstate 70, Exit 272), brings 60 new jobs and 74 truck parking spots to Dickinson County.

"We're excited to bring another Love's to the state of Kansas," said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love's. "Abilene sits on the busy stretch of Interstate 70 between Salina and Topeka. We aim to bring the level of Customer service Love's is known for to all of our Customers traveling through the area."

The more than 10,000 square-foot facility features a Hardee'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 74 truck-parking spots, five showers, laundry facilities and a Love's Truck Tire Care center.

"I am proud to welcome Love's, their employees and customers to Abilene," said Dr. Timothy Shafer, Mayor of Abilene. "We appreciate the investment they're making in our five-star community and we wish them many years of success."

In celebration of the grand opening, Love's will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony in conjunction with the Abilene Kansas Area Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 9 at 11 a.m. During the ceremony, Love's will make a $2,000 donation to The Hope Center.

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