Mr. Gas breaks ground for new truck stop in Jerome

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JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - The newest Mr. Gas broke ground this morning in Jerome County.

On 15 acres of land, the center will include 16 gas and diesel pumps, numerous passenger vehicle parking in addition to 165 semi-truck parking spaces.

Based out of Burley, this will be the seventh gas station in the Magic Valley.

"This should be the largest one. We're excited to be part of the community for Jerome. Being a family business here in Idaho for 93 years, it's important for us to support our local community," said Nick Lynch, president of Mr. Gas.

Construction started a month ago. If the weather cooperates, they anticipate for an opening date early next year.

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