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FMCSA Distribution of Protective Masks for Truck Drivers

30 Apr 2020 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is assisting in the distribution of one million protective masks to the nation’s commercial truck drivers. 

FMCSA has been working with states, industry stakeholders, and motor carriers to distribute one million protective face masks for truckers which were provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Dates and times for the distribution of masks will be updated as they are established.  The masks are being distributed in the following areas:

Arkansas:

April 30, 2020

  • I-30 East/West at MM 93 (2.1 miles east Hwy 84) – Social Hills Rest Area

Distribution begins at 10:30 am

  • Alma - I-40 east and west at Arkansas – Oklahoma Border
  • Hope - I-30 east and west at Arkansas – Texas Border
  • Riverside - I-40 west at Arkansas – Tennessee Border
  • Bridgeport - I-55 west at Arkansas – Tennessee Border

California:  

  • I-5 NB at MM 203, outside of Los Angeles
  • I-5 at Fort Tejon pass rest area, north of Los Angeles
  • California Highway Patrol Field Divisions in:
  • Redding
  • Sacramento
  • Fresno
  • Vallejo
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • San Luis Obispo
  • San Bernardino

Georgia:

April 30 & May 1, 2020

  • I-75 SB, MM 179, in Forsyth/Juliette, GA just north of Macon, GA.
  • I-85 SB at Georgia – South Carolina Border (Franklin County Inspection Station) MM 169
  • I-95 SB at Georgia – South Carolina Border (Chatham County Inspection Station) MM 111
  • I-75 NB at Georgia – Florida Border (Lowndes County Inspection Station) MM 23
  • I-75 SB at Georgia – Tennessee Border (Catoosa County Inspection Station) MM 343
  • I-85 NB at Georgia – Alabama Border (Troup County Inspection Station) MM 23
  • I-95 NB at Georgia – Florida Border (McIntosh County Inspection Station) MM 55
  • I-20 WB at Georgia – South Carolina Border (Columbia County Inspection Station) MM 188
  • I-20 WB at Georgia – Alabama Border (Douglas County Inspection Station) MM 43
  • I-16 WB from Savanah Port Area (Bryan County Inspection Station) MM 144

Illinois:

April 30, 2020

  • I-80/I-294 [Tri-State Tollway] EB at MM 1. Distribution begins at 10am local time.

Indiana:

May 1, 2020

Rest Areas

  • I-70 WB  MM 107.  Greenfield, IN                              Distribution Hours: 1000-1400
  • I-70 EB  MM 65.  Plainfield, IN                                   Distribution Hours: 1000-1400
  • I-65 SB  MM 150.  Thorntown, IN                               Distribution Hours: 1000-1400
  • I-65 NB  MM 72.  Columbus, IN                                 Distribution Hours: 1000-1400
  • I-94 WB MM 43  LaPorte County, IN                         Distribution Hours: 1000-1400

Nebraska:

April 30, 2020:  

  • Goehner Truck Parking Area Interstate 80 MM 375 WB  | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • Melia Hills Rest Area (Omaha) Interstate 80 MM 431 WB | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • Waverly EB Interstate 80 MM 415 EB | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • Waverly WB Interstate 80 MM 415 WB | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • North Platte EB Interstate 80 MM 180 EB  | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • North Platte WB Interstate 80 MM 181WB | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • Nebraska City EB/WB Hwy 2 MM 501 EB/WB | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • Fremont NB/SB Hwy 77/275 MM 123 NB/SB | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600
  • Hebron Hwy 81 NB/SB MM 4 NB/SB | Distribution Hours: 0800-1600

New York:

  • New York City (Staten Island)-Global Container Terminal, N. Washington Avenue off of I-278 (temporary COVID-19 truck parking location-25 truck capacity)

May 4 & 15, 2020

  • I-87 NB at MM 33.  Sloatsburg Rest Area (North of NYC)

Texas:

  • I-35 NB MM 362A approximately 5 miles south of Hillsboro, midway between Dallas/Ft. Worth and Waco

Texas inspection facilities:

  • Mount Pleasant – I 30
  • Queen City – US 59
  • New Waverly – I-45
  • Falfurrias – US 281
  • Riviera – US 77
  • Penwell – I-20
  • Devine - I-35
  • Seguin - I-10

To view all of FMCSA’s COVID-19 response actions, visit: www.fmcsa.dot.gov/COVID-19


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