rest areas

Government, Business, Fuel

Reason Foundation Report on Rest Areas Challenged by Truck Stop Operators

Rest area ablokhin via Getty Images

A report that suggests a longstanding prohibition on commercial services at interstate rest areas should be lifted is being opposed by a group representing private truck stops.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Colorado DOT to Expand Truck Parking at Two Rest Areas

U.S. Route 160 in Colorado U.S. Route 160 in Colorado near Wolf Creek Pass. Expanded parking at the Shaw Creek rest area could come in handy for truckers when Wolf Creek Pass is closed due to weather, crashes, rockfalls or avalanches. (Getty Images)

The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting a project to expand truck parking availability at two rest areas.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 3, 2020
Business

Plan Under Way to Renovate 44 Oldest Rest Areas in Ohio

Truckers traveling on Interstate 90 across northern Ohio will find that two rest areas along the highway in the city of Mentor were closed this month.

November 22, 2010
Business

Virginia Plans Project to Add Truck Rest Areas on Interstates

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Virginia will launch a pilot program this month to convert unused state property next to interstate highways into truck-only rest areas, Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) said.

November 5, 2010