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VINITA, Okla. – An Oklahoma landmark is reopening just in time for holiday travel.

The Will Rogers Archway opened Monday, December 22, at 4 p.m.

According to KJRH, the popular rest stop closed more than a year ago to undergo a multi-million dollar renovation.

The rest stop features two restaurants and a convenience store.

At the center of the archway is some Will Rogers memorabilia.

Vinita’s mayor, Pete Hiseley told KJRH that the city has lost about $300,000 in sales tax revenue since the rest stop closed.

“You can imagine that hurt us, but we anticipate we’re going to have 400-450-thousand dollars in sales tax,” Hiseley said. “It’s going to be a shot in the arm that we surely need.”


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