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Food Trucks Permitted at Eight Arizona Department of Transportation Rest Areas

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-31, the Arizona Department of Transportation will issue no-fee permits to licensed mobile food vendors to provide take-away food services for commercial vehicle drivers at eight state rest areas:

  • Sunset Point (I-17);

  • Chirstensen (I-17);

  • Haviland (I-40);

  • Parks (I-40);

  • Meteor Crater (I-40);

  • Ehrenberg (I-10);

  • Burnt Wells (I-10); and

  • Sacaton (I-10).

Mobile food vendors may not sell alcoholic beverages at any highway rest area, and they must abide by all other local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations.

Government or Lead Agency

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT)

Dates Available

April 15, 2020 – further notice

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Licensed mobile food vendors may apply for 30-day permits

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

For more information and to apply, visit and click on the Encroachment Permits tab. There is no cost for the permit, and it will be good for 30 days. To contact ADOT, call (602) 712-7355.

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