[CHESTER, SC, February 12, 2021] – The I-77 Speedway located at 2657 Lancaster Hwy, Chester, SC 29706 was a local institution for many years in Chester County. It was established in 1980s as a 4/10-mile clay oval track but closed in 2013. After years of underutilization, Alliance DriveAway Solutions, Inc. has purchased the former track.
Alliance DriveAway will be building their corporate headquarters, driver training facility, and storage lot for semi tractors at this 29-acre location. The company is a full-service provider for the moving and transportation of Class A semis throughout the United States and Canada. They are currently located in Pinehurst, NC.
“We are excited about moving the operation and corporate office to Chester County,“ said LJ Lyda, CEO, Alliance DriveAway Solutions. “My husband Tate and I started Alliance in 2012 to become an industry leader in vehicle driveaway services. This new location along Interstate 77 will better position us to meet the needs of our customers.”
“Although I hate to see the I-77 Speedway go away, I am delighted to welcome Alliance DriveAway Solutions,” said Councilman Joe Branham, District 3, Chester County Council. “I am especially happy that this will also include their corporate headquarters. This will provide great job opportunities for the citizens of Chester County.”
“The company has already begun work on the demolition of the grandstands,” said Robert Long, director, Chester County Economic Development. “Initially, Alliance DriveAway Solutions will be investing $4.5 million and creating up to 10 new jobs. Chester County is a great location for logistic companies like Alliance.”
About Alliance DriveAway Solutions
Alliance DriveAway Solutions a recognized and proven leader in the vehicle driveaway services and logistics industry. With over two decades of expertise in demonstrating innovation in transportation, they continue to be one of the fastest-growing truck relocation services and transport companies within North America. Their dedicated, multinational team of over 200 drivers are honored to provide transportation services for a large sector of vocational trucks plus Class 6, Class 7 and Class 8 vehicles throughout the United States and Canada. For more information go to alliancedriveaway.com
About Chester County Economic Development
Created by Chester County in 2004, Chester County Economic Development’s mission is to create an environment that supports existing industry expansion, encourages new industry investments, fosters entrepreneurialism, and welcomes visitation by others—all of which support the provision of public services and otherwise improves each citizen’s prosperity and overall quality of life. Over the past five years, CCED has been responsible for 11 announcements with $432.3 million in new capital investment and the creation of 655 jobs.