Contact Us

A Gas Station Could Be In Downtown Rockford’s Future

Downtown Rockford is missing two important necessities, a hotel, and a gas station. We already know a hotel in the works, but it looks like a gas station isn’t far behind.

At the Gas Station
Lorenzo Patoia, Thinkstock

There really isn’t a convenient gas station for downtowners or tourists that are nearby. Sure, you can drive a few minutes in any direction and you will eventually find a place to fill up, but why not downtown. Finally, this might all change.

The wheels are turning and Kelley Williamson is inching towards getting an actual gas station in downtown. Rockford’s Zoning Board gave a thumbs-up after reviewing the plans. According to Rock River Times,

KW’s proposal calls for a 14-pump full-service gas station and convenience store on Jefferson Street, between 2nd and 3rd streets.

Proposed Downtown Gas Station
Google Map

Although the full service gas station will have 14 pumps and a car wash, not all plans have been approved. RRT doesn’t seem to be slowing down the process as will the plans will forward in the city’s approval process.

The proposal now moves on to Codes and Regulations Monday before heading to the city council for final approval on Aug. 7.

Once the KW Mobile is up and running all downtown will need is a legit grocery store and it’ll attract even more future residents.

[H/T Rock River Times]

TRENDING: Could Olson Lake Reopen This Summer?

Subscribe to Rockford’s New Country Q98.5 on


Catch JB Love on ‘Q98.5 Mornings with Lil Zim & JB’ on Q98.5 from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Best of Q98.5

Recommended For You

Best Of The Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q985online.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.