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Walcott Truckers Jamboree Concerts Announced


ShareIowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce the musical acts who will take the stage to entertain attendees at this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree. “We are excited to announce these great headliners,” says Heather DeBaillie, Marketing Manager. On Thursday,... Read More »

World’s Largest Truckstop Moves Forward With Massive Expansion and Remodel


ShareIowa 80 Truckstop has begun a $10 million expansion and remodel project that will add 23,000 square feet to its already 100,000 square foot main building. As soon as this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree concluded construction fence went up and the project... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Attendance Over 44,500


ShareTrucks, Music & Family Fun! The World’s Largest Truckstop celebrated America’s truckers last week with 44,523 drivers and their families as well as local residents during the 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  Visitors came from 25 different... Read More »

She Weighed And Won!


ShareOn Friday, July 14th, shortly after 11:30 am Alexandra Corbin’s life got a whole lot better when she was presented the keys to her new truck!  She is the lucky winner of a 2017 Ford F250 4×4 Pickup in CAT Scale’s Weigh to Win® Sweepstakes.  Alexandra’s... Read More »

100th Birthday Party Set for Truck Manufactured by John Deere’s Grandson


ShareIowa 80 Trucking Museum will host a 100th Birthday party for its 1917 Velie truck on Friday, July 14th at 2:30 pm.  The event will coincide with this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree, July 13-15.  The public is welcome to attend the celebration. “Willard... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week!


ShareThe 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off next week at The World’s Largest Truckstop. The 2017 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will feature a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; over 175 exhibits, Trucker Olympics;... Read More »

CAT Scale® Celebrates 40 Years With Sweepstakes


ShareWeigh to Win® Begins February 1st CAT Scale is celebrating 40 years in business this year and thanking its customers by giving away a brand new pickup truck and thousands of other prizes. The Weigh to Win® Sweepstakes kicks off February 1, 2017 at CAT Scale... Read More »

CAT Scale ® Celebrates 40 Years of Weighing


ShareIt’s been 40 years since CAT Scale installed its first scale in South Holland, Illinois. For CAT Scale Company, it’s been 40 years of striving to provide professional drivers with the most accurate weights possible. Founded by truckstop entrepreneur, Bill... Read More »

Iowa 80 Group Now Offers 40-Minute Oil Change Guarantee


ShareThe Iowa 80 Group owned truck service centers are now offering drivers an oil change guarantee.  Professional drivers are now guaranteed that their truck oil change will be completed within 40 minutes from the time they pull into the service bay. If not,... Read More »

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Attendance Tops 43,000


ShareTrucks, Exhibits, Pork Chops & Concerts! The World’s Largest Truckstop celebrated America’s truckers last week with 43,233 drivers and their families as well as local residents during the 37th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.  Visitors came from... Read More »