Love’s Travel Stops brings 130 new jobs, 186 truck parking spaces to New Mexico and Illinois

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Love's Travel Stops, the nation's industry-leading travel stop network, is now serving customers in Eunice, New Mexico, and Rochelle, Illinois, thanks to two new travel stops that opened Thursday morning. The Eunice travel stop, located at 16 Andrews Highway (near the intersection of Highway 18 and Highway 234), adds 50 new jobs to Lea County and 83 truck parking spaces. The Rochelle location, at 400 Steward Road (off I-88, Exit 76), adds 80 new jobs to Ogle County and 103 truck parking spaces. Love's now has 13 New Mexico locations and 18 in Illinois.

"These locations provide us with opportunities to serve customers well into the future," said Tom Love, executive chairman and founder of Love's. "Eunice is a heavily traveled freight corridor between West Texas and New Mexico, while Rochelle lies along popular routes to busy metro areas like Chicago. Both stops allow us to serve professional drivers and every day motorists. We're excited to continue adding convenient locations and friendly service to communities across the country."

Both travel stops are open 24/7 and offer many amenities, including:

Eunice, New Mexico
Rochelle, Illinois
  • More than 6,000-square-feet.
  • Chester’s Chicken and Subway restaurants.
  • 83 truck parking spaces.
  • 46 car parking spaces.
  • Six diesel bays.
  • Four RV parking spaces.
  • Four showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Bean to cup gourmet coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.
  • Mobile to Go Zone with the latest electronics.
  • CAT scale.
  • More than 11,000-square-feet.
  • Hardee's restaurant.
  • 103 truck parking spaces.
  • 82 car parking spaces.
  • 10 diesel bays.
  • Six RV parking spaces.
  • Seven showers.
  • Speedco location on-site.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Bean to cup gourmet coffee.
  • Brand-name snacks.
  • Mobile to Go Zone with the latest electronics.
  • CAT scale.

In honor of the grand openings, Love's will host ribbons cuttings and make $2,000 donations to the Eunice High School Robotics Department and the Vince Carney Community Theatre in Rochelle.

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 480 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 24,000 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 Speedco and on-site Love's Truck Tire Care locations. Love's and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network on the road. Love's is committed to providing Customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit