The Worlds largest Truckstop (Iowa 80) -- 49 Years of Serving America?s Tru
A short visit last night proved it exceeds it billing in every respect When trucking was just a gleam in some of today?s drivers? eyes and Interstate 80 was not yet completed, the Iowa 80 Truckstop was founded. In 1964, Standard Oil built and opened the truck stop, and in September 1965, Bill Moon took over management of the truckstop for Amoco. Like many of the truckstops in existence at the time, Iowa 80 was a small facility that only took up a fraction of what it does today, housing a small truckers store, one lube bay and a restaurant run by the Peel family.