Former Swift Mart in Houston area remodeled to be TA Express

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TravelCenters of America Inc. today announced the opening of a new TA Express travel center in Almeda, Texas.

With 65 truck parking spaces, the new TA Express is located on State Highway 288 at 12602 South Freeway, within the Houston Metropolitan Area.

The new store is a franchised site, formerly known as Swift Mart, and expands TA’s total nationwide network of travel centers to 276, including 43 franchised locations. As part of the conversion to a TA Express, the site was remodeled to include new restrooms, showers, laundry facilities and a driver lounge.

Amenities include:

  •  Subway restaurant
  • Gourmet Taco Kitchen
  • On-site deli with hot and cold food options
  • Travel store with coffee, snacks, and other merchandise
  • 65 truck parking spaces
  • Four diesel fueling positions with DEF on all lanes
  • Three showers
  • Driver's  lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • CAT Scale
  • Pet area (coming soon) 

“Franchising our TA Express brand has allowed us to expand our network to serve more travelers,” said Jon Pertchik, Chief Executive Officer of TA. “We are pleased to have another updated, refreshed facility for the many professional drivers and motorists passing through the Houston area.”