Love’s opens Travel Stops in Louisiana, Missouri

Adds combined 189 truck parking spaces, 135 jobs in Shreveport, Herculaneum

OKLAHOMA CITY, November 2, 2023Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Shreveport, Louisiana, and Herculaneum, Missouri, with two locations that opened today. The location in Shreveport, located off Interstate 49 at Exit 215 (5430 N Market St.), adds 80 jobs and 109 truck parking spaces to Caddo Parish. The location in Herculaneum, located off Interstate 55 at Exit 178 (1199 McNutt St.), adds 55 jobs and 80 truck parking spaces to Jefferson County.

“Love’s is excited to add two new locations across the nation’s highways to cater to customers in Shreveport and Herculaneum,” said Shane Wharton, president of Love’s. “These two locations will offer a diverse list of food choices, including Love’s brand-named snacks, fresh food options, restaurant concepts and more.”

The locations are open 24/7 and offer bean-to-cup gourmet coffee, brand-name snacks and Love’s Mobile to Go Zone with today's latest technologies. The locations also include:

Store 875 Opelousas
Shreveport, Louisiana
  • More than 14,000 square feet.
  • Carl's Jr. (opening Nov. 6).
  • 109 truck parking spaces.
  • 66 car parking spaces.
  • Three RV parking spaces.
  • Seven diesel bays.
  • Seven showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Cat Scale.
Herculaneum, Missouri
  • More than 13,500 square feet.
  • Arby's (opening Nov. 6).
  • 80 truck parking spaces.
  • 55 car parking spaces.
  • Five RV parking spaces.
  • Eight diesel bays.
  • Seven showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • CAT scale.

In honor of the grand openings, Love’s will donate $2,000 split between Northwood High School and Green Oaks High School in Shreveport. Love’s will also donate $2,000 each to Jeffco Shop with a Cop and Kade’s Playground in Herculaneum.

About Love’s Travel Stops

Love’s Travel Stops is the nation’s leading travel stop network with 647 Love’s locations in 42 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 40,000 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 over 430 truck service centers, which include Speedco and Love’s Truck Care locations. Love’s and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network with over 1,500 maintenance bays and 1,200 emergency roadside vehicles available for customers. Love’s is committed to providing customers with “Clean Places, Friendly Faces” at every stop. To learn more, visit or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.