Home Buc-ee’s Travel Center expanding to Rockingham County, opening slated for 2025

Buc-ee’s Travel Center expanding to Rockingham County, opening slated for 2025

Crystal Graham

buc-ees rockingham county virginia There is big news this morning for fans of Buc-ee’s Travel Centers … a new location is planned in Rockingham County at exit 240 off Interstate 81.

According to the county, the company plans to construct a 74,000 square foot store with 120 fueling positions and 24 EV charging stations.

The projected opening is in 2025.

The company has requested a Special Use Permit for the review and approval of a proposed sign plan for the project. The Special Use Permit application may be viewed in Rockingham County’s Department of Community Development, at 20 East Gay St,, in Harrisonburg, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Texas-based Buc-ee’s announced its plans in March to begin its expansion into Virginia.

A similar sized location is planned in New Kent County off Interstate 64, at exit 211. The projected opening is 2027 for this location.

Buc-ee’s Travel Centers feature a wide range of freshly prepared foods including home-crafted barbeque, custom made sandwiches, fresh salads and fruits, baked goods, and sweets as well as a unique collection of gifts, housewares, and clothing.

Buc-ee’s is not a truck stop; 18 wheelers are not allowed on the property.


Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.