Truck stop suspends paid parking at all 17 locations for COVID-19

A popular truck stop chain has announced that it will temporarily provide free truck parking at all locations due to the COVID-19 crisis.

On March 24, Sapp Brothers announced that they were suspending paid parking at all 17 of their truck stop locations in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Effective immediately: In response to COVID-19, we’re suspending paid parking at all our locations for the time being….

Posted by Sapp Bros., Inc. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Sapp Brothers truck stops are located in:

  • Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Clearfield, Pennsylvania
  • Columbus, Nebraska
  • Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Denver Colorado
  • Fremont, Nebraska
  • Peru, Illinois
  • Junction City, Kansas
  • Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Percival, Iowa
  • Odessa, Nebraska
  • Ogallala, Nebraska
  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sidney, Nebraska
  • York, Nebraska
  • Harrisonville, Missouri

Sapp Brothers also shared a list of changes they are making at travel center locations to try to stop the spread of COVID-19.

  • Reviewed proper hand washing and sanitizing procedures with all employees
  • Increased the frequency of hand washing and hand sanitizing by all employees
  • Use colored disposable gloves when handling Money
  • Use clear gloves when handling or preparing food, preparing coffee/cappuccinos, cleaning any food contact surface, sanitizes the food case at the fuel desk and washing the tongs every hour
  • Each time a duty is changed, employees are instructed to change their gloves
  • Self-serve donuts are no longer available
  • Discontinuing the use of refillable mugs and cups at our beverage stations. No outside mugs or cups can be used. We ask all customers to get a new cup for fountain or coffee beverages.
  • Increased the frequency of cleaning any customer touch points (counters, doors/handles, fuel pumps, nozzles, credit card terminals, ATM, rails, tables, chairs, kiosks, etc.)
  • Sanitize customer touch points with bleach solution at least every hour
  • Deep cleaning of showers after every use to include sanitizing with a bleach solution and solution allowed to air dry prior to next use
  • Cleaning the bathrooms minimally every hour to include sanitizing with a bleach solution after cleaning
  • Implementing additional hand sanitizing stations