Some Laguna Development Corporation businesses have remained open while all casinos, most restaurants and the hotel at Route 66 Casino Hotel closed early Wednesday morning.

What were determined as essential public services to serve residents, travelers and the Pueblo of Laguna are currently open during the public health emergency.

LDC’s Route 66 Travel Centers at Exits 140 and 108, west of Interstate 40, are open. Both locations offer gas and diesel fuel, convenience stores and Dairy Queens. Each DQ is providing take-out only and the location at Exit 108 also offers drive-thru service.

At Dancing Eagle Casino Exit 108 the Great American Diner is open for lunch and dinner with take-out only.

In Casa Blanca, a community on the Pueblo of Laguna, the Market Place @ Dancing Eagle grocery store remains open to help provide Laguna community members with food and supplies. Quantity purchase limits are in place.

The company’s 66 Pit Stop locations at Exit 140 and in Laguna Village at Exit 114 are open to provide gasoline and convenience store services. The Laguna Burger restaurants at each of those locations remain open for take-out only.

The Route 66 RV Resort at Exit 140 I-40 is currently open.

All open businesses are being operated with strict protocols for the health and safety of employees and customers.

LDC continues to evaluate the status of all businesses on a daily basis and will take whatever steps are necessary to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic while making every effort to provide essential public services.