LINCOLN- Nebraska State Patrol will distribute 100,000 surgical masks to truck drivers over the next two days at several locations.
The masks were provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Homeland Security as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. NSP is working with the Nebraska Trucking Association, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, and the U.S. Postal Service on the distribution efforts. Nebraska is one of eight states working with federal agencies as part of the program. The masks will be distributed at eight locations Wednesday and nine locations Thursday.
Those locations are:
Wednesday, April 29
Thursday, April 30
Waverly WB Scale – I-80
Waverly EB Scale – I-80
North Platte WB Scale – I-80
North Platte EB Scale – I-80
Nebraska City EB/WB Scale – Highway 2
Fremont NB/SB Scale – Highway 77/275
Hebron NB/SB Scale – Highway 81
Melia Hills Rest Area – I-80 MM 431 WB