Pilot Flying J Prepares for Hurricane Sandy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pilot Flying J is getting ready for Hurricane Sandy's likely effects on the Northeast by activating its Emergency Preparedness Team and holding daily conference calls as weather models update, the company stated on its Facebook page.

The travel center chain plans to move generators into the area so it can quickly deploy them to affected locations as the storm makes landfall.

The list of locations being prepared for hurricane/tropical storm conditions early next week includes:

  • Pilot #255 Milford, Conn.
  • Pilot #222 Sturbridge, Mass.
  • Pilot #150 Hagerstown, Md.
  • Pilot #179 Hagerstown, Md.
  • Pilot #290 Perryville, Md.
  • Pilot #688 Carney’s Point, Md.
  • Pilot #784 North East, Md.
  • Pilot #058 Pleasant Hill, N.C.
  • Pilot #190 Hampton, N.J.
  • Pilot #210 Mahwah, N.J.
  • Pilot #253 Carney’s Point, N.J.
  • Pilot #280 Bloomsburg, N.J.
  • Flying J #752 Winchester, Va.
  • Flying J #749 Ruther Glen, Va.
  • Pilot #384 Richmond, Va.
  • Pilot #159 Tallysville, Va.
  • Pilot #491 Harrisonburg, Va.

Additionally, Pilot Flying J's transportation department is keeping a close eye on inventory levels at these locations, as well as those on the Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina coast. The company will keep all tanks full and has not heard of any rack closures, it stated. It plans to update customers as conditions warrant.

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