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.