TravelCenters of America opens rebuilt Walton, Kentucky location

Rebuilt Walton, Kentucky TravelCenters of America location
TravelCenters of America

TravelCenters of America Inc., a bp brand, is celebrating the opening of its 300th travel center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week at the newly rebuilt TA in Walton, Kentucky. 

The rebuilt TA has:

  • Store with hot and cold beverages, snacks and merchandise
  • 6 diesel fueling positions (DEF available at every pump)
  • 60 truck parking spaces
  • TA Truck Service Center with four bays
  • Emergency roadside assistance services
  • 6 Showers
  • Laundry facilities
  • CAT scales 
  • Driver's lounge
  • Pet area

“Celebrating this achievement is very exciting for both our team members and guests, and we are committed to continued growth and innovation to provide an outstanding experience for all travelers who visit us,” said Debi Boffa, CEO of TravelCenters of America. “We look forward to welcoming guests into our newly rebuilt Walton, Kentucky travel center, which provides a welcoming, pleasant atmosphere with excellent amenities.”

A300th celebration was to be held today including a ribbon cutting ceremony in the new 12,200 square foot building featuring dining options such as HWY Kitchen, KFC, and a store with hot and cold food and beverage options, along with TA Truck Service and other amenities. To recognize the 300th milestone, TA is awarding 3,000 professional drivers double fuel points when using UltraONE Loyalty and also is holding an Instagram contest giving all guests the chance to win one of 30 $100 bp gift cards.

In honor of the site opening, TA is donating $2,500 to the Freestore Foodbank, the largest emergency food and services provider to children and families in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana.

TA was acquired by bp in May 2023, adding around 290 sites to bp’s U.S. network at the time. This year, TA plans to open 20 new locations. Other 2024 strategic initiatives include:  

  • Adding 1,600 new truck parking spaces
  • The installation of biodiesel blending infrastructure and bp Pulse EV charging stations at select sites throughout the country
  • Improving store layouts and new benefits to its loyalty program
  • Upgrading TA Truck Service mobile maintenance and emergency roadside assistance vehicles to better serve its fleet customers and professional drivers