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TravelCenters of America LLC Announces Opening of New Petro Stopping Center in Raphine, Va.


WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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, Virginia, 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:

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.

About TravelCenters of America LLC

TravelCenters of America LLC ("TA"), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio is a leading travel center business in 41 states and Canada operating under the TravelCenters of America and Petro brands. With convenient locations at interstate highway exits, TA and Petro offer their customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, full- and quick-service restaurants, heavy truck maintenance services, 24-hour fully stocked convenience stores, electronic communication (WiFi) and other services — all within large, high traffic facilities. For more information on TravelCenters of America, please visit For more information on Petro Stopping Centers, please visit

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