Fortress Environmental opens three-bay wash rack in Waelder TX

July 28, 2015

Fortress Environmental Services ( opened a new three-lane truck wash rack on I-10 between Houston TX and San Antonio TX. Truckers will need to exit at mile marker 649 and then drive 1/4 mile south on Hwy 97. Or set smart phones and trucker apps to locate GPS coordinate: 29.661534, -97.299444.

One of the main benefits for truckers to stop at the Fortress Truck Wash in Waelder TX is that there are no stoplights, no street traffic, no waiting lines, and plenty of free overnight parking for paying customers. Fortress' personal, hand-washed truck washes are scrubbed by a team of fast, friendly truck washing professionals.

The second benefit of stopping at the Fortress Truck Wash is that it was built by truckers for truckers and thus provides a long list of free amenities to make their stay as comfortable as possible. The staff cooks up free hot meals, provides ice-cold drinks, free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet access, a comfortable trucker's break room with charging stations for laptops and cellphones, and free individual men's and women's hot showers and bathrooms. For truckers that want to cook their own food there is an outdoor shade tent and BBQ grill.

Local Eagle Ford Shale trucking companies can save thousands of dollars per month per truck by not having to spend money on fuel, man hours, and driving time to drive to truck washes in San Antonio or Houston. Fortress also provides a 25% fleet truck wash discount to out-of-state national truck fleets that sign up for a National Fleet Frequent Truck Wash account at

Fortress is environmentally friendly and uses carefully engineered sloped concrete wash bays to capture all run off water. Thousands of gallons of water per day are sent through a three-stage filtration system, which allows 85% of all truck wash wastewater to be recycled.