Love’s Travel Stops opens in Atkinson, Illinois

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 22, 2019 - Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, the nation's industry-leading travel stop network, is now serving customers in Atkinson, Illinois, thanks to a new travel stop that opened Thursday. The location on Interstate 80 and State Street, adds 60 jobs to Henry County and 137 truck and 74 car parking spots.

"We're excited to open our 20th store in Illinois and fourth this year," said Tom Love, executive chairman and founder of Love's. "Atkinson is a great location in a heavily traveled corridor and this store is packed with amenities to accommodate traffic."

The Atkinson location is open 24/7 and offers many amenities for customers to enjoy such as:

  • Chester's Chicken.
  • Godfather's Pizza.
  • Subway.
  • Eight diesel bays.
  • Seven showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • CAT scale.
  • On-site Speedco.
  • Mobile to Go Zone.
  • Bean-to-cup gourmet coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.

In honor of the grand opening, Love's will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. tomorrow and donate $2,000 to the community which will be split between Foster Hope Inc. and Sol's Legacy Ministries.

About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores is the nation's industry-leading travel stop network with more than 490 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 25,000 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 350 truck service centers, which include on-site and stand-alone Speedco and Love's Truck Tire Care locations. Love's and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network. Love's is committed to providing customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit