Love’s Travel Stop Opens in Pauls Valley
PAULS VALLEY, Okla., August 25, 2011 — Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores today announced it opened a new travel stop in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, located at Interstate 35, Exit 70. The new Pauls Valley location replaces the travel stop located at Interstate 35, Exit 72.
The Pauls Valley Love’s includes a Burger King restaurant. It also features 77 truck spaces, eight gasoline fuel islands, eight truck diesel islands, two Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers to reduce emissions, CAT scales, a lotto machine and other amenities. There is also a truck tire care center at the location, offering tire services and minor repairs to keep professional drivers safe on the road.
“The new travel stop in Pauls Valley is special because it is the first fully rebuilt, state-of-the-art Love’s in our home state of Oklahoma,” said Tom Love, chairman and CEO. “We are committed to offering the best customer service and highest quality facilities to professional drivers and the motoring public in Oklahoma and across the country.”
A grand opening event for the new travel stop will be held Friday, Sept. 2 beginning at 7:45 a.m. Love’s will host a parade caravan featuring a marching band, fire truck, police escort, Love’s fuel hauling trucks and a miniature fuel hauler through downtown Paul’s Valley as it makes the ceremonial move from its former location to its new location. A ribbon cutting event with Tom Love will be held at the new location beginning at 8:30 a.m.
About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and remains entirely family owned and operated. With more than 270 locations and 100 tire care centers in 39 states, Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 stores per year. Love’s is currently ranked No. 18 on Forbes’ Magazine’s annual listing of America’s largest privately held companies. To learn more, go to www.loves.com, Facebook (www.facebook.com/lovestravelstops), or follow @LovesTravelStop on Twitter.