Mesquite welcomed any other trade to the town remaining week with the grand opening of the Eagles Landing Travel Plaza simply off Exit 118 in Mesquite.
Stocked with two eating places, comfort retailer and liquor retailer, the $10 million travel plaza hopes to draw vacationers and guests coming in or out of the town.
This has been a plan in the works for a while, with the preliminary acquire of the acreage want for Eagles Landing going down in September 2016.
“As a whole, I think it will bring more businesses and all these auxiliary positions that come with travel plazas,” stated Slade Smith, vice [resident of the Eagles Landing undertaking, again in January. “As far as in the trucking business, hopefully we can bring some big trucking companies to Mesquite and have them start looking at the advantages that they have here with the city.”
That dream has come to fruition, as the finished portion of the plaza incorporates 77 parking areas for vehicles, 16 fuel pumps for vehicles, 5 RV fuel pumps and 8 diesel lanes for tractor trailers.
A tire store is situated subsequent to the valuables, and in a few month the Wendy’s that used to be deliberate for the middle will in any case be finished.
Members of the Mesquite neighborhood got here out, together with the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce, Mesquite Mayor Al Litman and dozens of citizens excited to get their first seems on the new travel plaza.
Currently, Eagles Landing has about 30 full-time workers and might build up to about 60 workers after the crowning glory of the Wendy’s eating place at the belongings.
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