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TravelCenters of America, LLC (TA) Announces the Opening of their new Wheeler Ridge Location

Dec. 11, 2009 (Business Wire) — TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) announced today the opening of the new Wheeler Ridge, California location. The Wheeler Ridge TA is situated on I-5 at Lake Isabella or Laval Road.

The TA Wheeler Ridge location offers two food courts with seating for 112 patrons at each location with additional outdoor seating that can accommodate 32. There are five premier quick-serve restaurant concepts customers can choose from including Burger King with drive-thru, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Subway and Popeye’s Chicken. TA operates nearly 230 quick-serve restaurants across the U.S. and Canada.

In addition to the food court, a well-stocked 4,000 square foot convenience store offers a wide selection of competitively priced, brand name beverages, snacks and travel products. Customers will find everything they need from gifts and souvenirs to electronics and driver supplies. Inside the travel store is TA Café Express. This “grab and go” food and beverage concept offers customers a wide selection of gourmet coffees, cappuccinos and hot chocolates. TA Café Express also features tasty breakfast sandwiches, pastries, and fresh deli sandwiches.

Professional drivers will find that TA Wheeler Ridge caters to their truck repair and maintenance needs with a four-bay truck service center that is open 24-hours, seven days a week, with highly-trained ASE certified technicians. Also located in the shop building will be a 1,732 square foot deli and retail store.

Other conveniences at the site include 8 diesel lanes, 221-space truck parking area, emergency road service through RoadSquad, a TV room with seating for 27 featuring a surround sound system and a 60” plasma TV, a game room, Interstate WiFi available throughout the facility, CAT Scales, 10 luxury showers, and much more.

These features continues to position TA as offering the most comprehensive and diverse offer on the interstate for professional truck drivers.

About TravelCenters of America, LLC

TravelCenters of America (TA), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio is a leading national chain of travel centers in 41 states and Canada under the TravelCenters of America and Petro brands. With convenient locations on interstate exits, TA offers its customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, full and quick-service restaurants, heavy truck maintenance services, 24-hour convenience stores, electronic communication (WiFi) and other services — all within large, high traffic facilities. For more information on TravelCenters of America, please visit

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