TA Opens Raphine Petro Stopping Center

“This location provides motorists a stopping point on I-81 and I-64 in southwest Virginia, where they can enjoy a hot meal, plenty of parking, shopping and a full range of other amenities,” says TA CEO.

TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) owner of Petro Stopping Centers, has announced the opening of its newest Petro full-service travel center.

The site is located at Exit 205 off I-64/I-81 at 2440 Raphine Rd. in Raphine, Va., the former site of the iconic White’s Truckstop. Continuing in the Petro tradition of making life on the road more comfortable and efficient for professional drivers and highway travelers, the newest Petro boasts a variety of amenities to help drivers feel at home and save time.

“It’s great to be opening this site and providing drivers another full-service travel center on the highway,” said Tom O’Brien, president and CEO of TA. “This location provides motorists a stopping point on I-81 and I-64 in southwest Virginia, where they can enjoy a hot meal, plenty of parking, shopping and a full range of other amenities. Petro is consistently ‘voted best’ in travel center surveys; we’re happy to be able to deliver more of what drivers want in Raphine,” he added.

The Raphine Petro is a large, high-traffic facility. Its accommodations include:

            •            250 truck parking spaces

            •            16 fueling lanes

            •            11 private showers

            •            175-seat Iron Skillet Restaurant

            •            Petro:Lube with six service bays

            •            Fully stocked 5,300 square-foot travel store

            •            CAT Truck Scales and a truck wash

            •            Driver’s lounge, TV/movie room and video arcade

            •            Laundry facilities

            •            WiFi, ATM, check cashing, copying and faxing and more

The Raphine Petro is the 66th in the Petro chain offering drivers the full-service advantage—meeting all of their needs in one stop and getting them back on the road as quickly as they’d like. Petro’s Iron Skillet Restaurant has been “Voted Best” for more than five years on Overdrive Magazine’s independent driver survey.

TravelCenters of America LLC is a travel center business in 41 states and Canada operating under the TravelCenters of America and Petro brands.

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