Wawa plans to test out a store for the Covid-19 era, with a 1,850 square foot freestanding drive-thru and curbside pickup location in Falls Township, PA in Lower Bucks County.
The store aims to help customers quickly order Wawa’s most popular food and beverages, including value meals, combo meals as well as coffee and specialty beverages, a release stated.
“Wawa continues to test new store concepts with this latest drive-thru format, providing an opportunity for our customers to still experience and enjoy their favorite Wawa products while remaining inside their vehicle,” said Terri Micklin, director of construction, Wawa. “It is critical to provide new ways to access Wawa, increase convenience and provide new options for service.”
Wawa aims to begin construction in late August with a targeted opening date of December 2020 and looks forward to offering employment opportunities to 25, including 4 full-time positions.
“We are hoping to learn from the layout, workflow and traffic flow at this location, as we continue to explore alternatives for longer-term application to our stores post-COVID-19,” said Micklin. “We appreciate the opportunity to partner with Falls Township officials, who are providing us with the approvals and support of this newly designed store format that will be of benefit to the community.”
It had earlier been reported Wawa will add a drive-thru feature to a new store currently under construction in Westhampton, NJ.
It was also reported today that Wawa will use the popular Beyond meat alternatives in sausage breakfast sandwiches.
Wawa’s 900 stores are located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Florida and Washington, D.C.