November 9, 2018 12:15 PM, EST

Love’s Opens Travel Stop Near Oklahoma City

Love's Travel Stop in Oklahoma City Love's has made 95 spaces available for truck parking in El Reno, Okla. (Love's)

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores added 95 truck parking spots in Oklahoma with the opening of a facility in El Reno on Nov. 8, according to a company press release. The 11,000-square-foot location about 27 miles outside Oklahoma City also created 50 jobs.

The parking spots are likely a relief to regional truckers; truck parking ranked fifth on a 2018 survey of top issues compiled by the American Transportation Research Institute.

Oklahoma City-based Love’s is the nation’s largest travel stop network, with more than 470 locations in 41 states, according to the company’s website. Founded in 1964, the company is family-owned and operated, and has more than 22,000 employees.