TA to buy 11 Rip Griffin locations

| Monday, October 11, 2004

TravelCenters of America announced recently it will purchase 11 centers now run by Rip Griffin.

The 11 travel centers involved in the purchase are in Texas, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming and Arkansas. After the deal is completed, TA will operate 160 locations nationwide.

The sale does not include the Rip Griffin off-interstate travel center properties or gasoline convenience store locations across Texas. Employees who work at the locations involved in the deal will be offered jobs with TA.

TA officials said in a press release that the sale should be completed by the end of the year.