- How does the Iowa 80 Truckstop provide for the needs of travelers along Interstate 80? In turn, how does this impact the economic activity?
- How would you describe Iowans' response to the winter storm of 1978 at the Iowa 80 Truckstop?
- How does Interstate 80 contribute to the economic success of the Iowa 80 Truckstop and all of its businesses? Do you think it would be as successful if the highway didn’t exist? Support your answer with information from this text.
Roberts, Phil, "The Perfect Spot: Iowa 80's Journey from Iowa Cornfield to the World's Biggest Truckstop," pp. 41-48, 2004. Courtesy of Phil Roberts