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New TA Express truck stop opens in Blaine with driver-focused amenities

A new TA Express truck stop is now welcoming drivers in Blaine, Washington—strategically located near the U.S.-Canada border and offering convenience for professional drivers and motorists alike.

What's on offer: The newly opened franchise at 1300 Boblett Street provides essential services and several quick-service restaurant options, including Jamba, Cinnabon, Pizza Hut Express, and a soon-to-come Hardy’s.

  • With 30 truck parking spaces and 65 car parking spots, the location caters to a significant volume of traffic.
  • Drivers can look forward to amenities such as showers, a driver's lounge, and laundry facilities that are slated to come soon.
  • TA is also planning to introduce a pet area, acknowledging the needs of drivers traveling with their furry companions.

Community engagement: Celebrating its launch, TA donated $2,500 to the Blaine Food Bank Association, a testament to the company's commitment to community involvement.

TA's expansion: Recognizing the critical role of truckers in the supply chain, TA continues to grow its network of truck stops, with two more recent openings in Arizona—aiming to meet the increasing demands of professional drivers across the nation.

With the Blaine TA Express now operational, drivers in the Pacific Northwest have access to additional resources and comforts while on the road. The opening of this truck stop further eases the journey for those who keep America moving every day.

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