This week, large truck stop chains opened two stores in Alamo, Michigan and  Ronks, Pennsylvania.

New Love’s Truck Stop Opens In Michigan

On June 24, Love’s Travel Stops opened a 12,000 square foot store off U.S. Highway 131 in Alamo.

Amenities at the new store include 59 truck parking spots, a McDonald’s restaurant, six diesel bays, five showers, laundry facilities, a CAT Scale, and a dog park.

“We’re excited to add another clean and well-maintained stop to the Midwest and add our ninth location in Michigan,” said Greg Love, co-CEO of Love’s. “Our team members are great people who care and are ready to get professional drivers and four-wheel customers back on the road quickly and safely in time for the thick of summer travel and one of the busiest times for hauling.”

TA Express Franchise Opens Doors In Pennsylvania

On June 23, TravelCenters of America announced the opening of a TA Express franchise store at 2622 Lincoln Highway East in Ronks, Pennsylvania at the site of the former Lancaster Travel Plaza.

Amenities for professional drivers at the TA Express include 30 truck parking spaces, Subway and Champs Chicken restaurants, six diesel fueling positions with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) on all lanes, two showers, and laundry facilities.

TravelCenters of America says that this is the first TA Express to open in Pennsylvania and increases TA’s total nationwide network of travel centers to 274, including 41 franchised locations.