[Nameplate] Fair ~ 79°F  
High: 86°F ~ Low: 70°F
Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014

Travel Center of America expands

Sunday, October 8, 2006

(Photo)
Travel Center of America, located at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Highway 80 at the Matthews exit, recently celebrated the grand opening of two new shop bays and a parts store. The addition enables the truck stop to provide all minor truck repair as well as keep on hand a variety of truck parts for customers. Currently there are 20 full-time employees affiliated with the shop and the parts store, which are open 24 hours, seven days a week. According to a spokesperson with the Travel Centers the addition is "another service available to drivers" offered by Travel Centers of America. Pictured from left at the grand opening are: Brian Lukavich, TA shop specialist; Harvey Binder, TA general manager; Gene Curtis, mayor of Matthews; Eric Patterson, TA store manager; Billy Ping, TA shop manager; and Jesse Dowdy, TA shop manager.