JOHNSTOWN, Colo. — The Buc-ee's beaver is getting ready to bundle up for the cold.
Country store and gas station chain Buc-ee's has announced it will open its first location in Colorado.
The Texas-based company said it will open a new location north of the Denver metro area, in Johnstown near Interstate 25 and County Road 48.
Buc-ee's said it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 7. Construction is expected to last through this year with the hopes of opening the Johnstown location in 2023.
"We are excited to be building our first store in Colorado," Buc-ee's General Counsel Jeff Nadalo told 9NEWS sister station KHOU. "And we'll be offering our fantastic barbecue, freshly baked goods, unique selection of merchandise and cheap gas to those traveling north of Denver."
The new Colorado location is set to be 74,000 square feet, have 120 fueling stations and of course, their award-winning clean bathrooms, Buc-ee's told KHOU.
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