WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TravelCenters of America Inc. (TravelCenters) (Nasdaq: TA), has signed a franchise agreement with Gateway of Kilgore, Inc., to open a TA Express in Kilgore, Texas. The nine-acre site is currently The Gateway Travel Plaza located on Interstate 20, exit 587, at 4403 Highway 42 North and will convert to a TA Express by the end of 2019.
“We’re happy to have a new location for professional drivers in east Texas,” said Barry Richards, president and COO of TravelCenters. “We know the Gateway team has a vast amount of experience in the industry and provides great service to their customers.”
“We’ve spent many years working hard to build a network of businesses that our customers can trust and rely on. Joining TravelCenters of America means we can continue our growth and provide even more options to them,” said J.T. Roberts of Gateway of Kilgore.
“The alignment with TA shows our loyal customers that we’re committed to them. We’re here to provide the best experience as they look for a place to rest while traveling across the country,” added Brian Hatchett of Gateway of Kilgore.
About TravelCenters of America Inc.
TravelCenters of America Inc. (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, conducts business in 44 states and Canada, principally under the TA®, Petro Stopping Centers® and TA Express® travel center brands. For more information on TA, TA Express and Petro, please visit www.ta-petro.com.