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More than 100 new truck parking spots open up in the south


This week, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores opened two new locations in Alabama and Mississippi.

On Thursday, May 7, Love’s opened truck stop locations in Smiths Station, Alabama, and Walnut, Mississippi.

The Smiths Station Store is located off of U.S. Highway 280 in Lee County. Amenities at this location include 51 truck parking spaces, Chester’s Chicken and Godfather’s Pizza restaurants, six diesel bays, six showers, laundry facilities, a CAT scale, and a dog park.

The new Walnut store is located off of U.S. Highway 72. Amenities for the new location include 58 truck parking spaces, a Godfather’s Pizza restaurant, five diesel bays, four showers, laundry facilities, a CAT scale, and a dog park.

“Love’s is proud to open two new locations for our customers in the south,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “Opening our 15th and 16th locations in Alabama and Mississippi, respectively, means giving more customers the products and amenities they love to help get them back on the road quicker.”

In January 2020, Love’s announced plans to open 40 new store locations nationwide in 2020. The company says that this will allow them add about 3000 new truck parking spots to their network this year.


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