RICHMOND, Ky., April 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Buc-ee’s, home of the world’s cleanest bathrooms, freshest groceries, and friendliest beaver, will break the ground for its new travel hub in. make Richmond, Kentucky, on April 13, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. EST.

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Located on the southeast corner of Interstate 75 and Duncannon Lane, Buc-ee’s’ Richmond is the first travel center of Buc-ee in Kentucky. The outpost continues Buc-ee’s expansion in the south and joins two recently opened locations in locations Florida, as well as shops in Georgia and Alabama. Buc-ees first travel center in South carolina is also currently under construction and is due to open in 2022. In addition, Buc-ee continues to operate 38 locations in Texaswhere it was founded almost four decades ago.

Buc-ees Richmond will occupy more than 53,300 square feet and provide around 120 gas stations right outside the store with thousands of snacks, meals, and beverages for travelers. The new travel center will also feature the same award-winning toilets, cheap gasoline, quality products, and excellent service that have won the hearts, trust, and business of millions in the South for nearly 40 years. Buc-ees favorites included Texas Barbecue, homemade fudge, kolaches, beaver nuggets, jerky, and fresh pastries are also offered.

Participant of the Buc-ee’s Richmond Groundbreaking ceremony with the mayor Robert Blythe from Richmond; City manager Rob Minerich from Richmond; Managing Director David Stipes the Richmond Industrial Development Corporation; and members of the City of Richmond Board of Commissioners.

“We are happy to add Kentucky to our branch family expanding across the Southeast, “said Stan Beard by Buc-ee. “Richmond is a vibrant city in the heart of the state’s beautiful bluegrass region, and we’re excited to have this location as our first in the State of Kentucky. “

Buc-ee’s corporate development team will work closely with state and local leadership throughout the project. Buc-ees Richmond will be 200 permanent full-time positions with good pay, full social benefits, 401k and three weeks of vacation. Buc-ee’s continues to strive to provide a friendly, safe, and fun stopover for travelers everywhere.

About Buc-ee’s
Buc-ee’s is the world’s most popular travel center. Buc-ee’s was founded in 1982 and today has 38 stores around the world Texasincluding the largest grocery store in the world. Buc-ee’s began expanding into multiple states in 2019 and has since opened two travel centers in. opened Alabama, two in Florida, and an in Georgia. Buc-ee broke ground at its first location South carolina in 2020 and will break the first sod Kentucky Outpost in 2021. Buc-ee’s is known for immaculate bathrooms, lots of gas stations, friendly service, Buc-ee’s clothes, and fresh, delicious food. Originally launched and still in Texas, Buc-ee’s has combined traditional quality and modern efficiency to redefine travel for its customers. For more information, visit

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