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Safety Rest Areas: Chambers County Westbound

(New facility opened March 2012)
Chambers County Eastbound is the partner for Chambers County Westbound
2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms Family/Assisted Restroom Handicap Access Interpretive Displays Picnic Tables

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View of the main building from truck parking area
View of a tile mural inside a restroom
Close-up view of an interpretive display of types of native birds
The facility features elevated walkways with interpretive displays
spacer View of front building entrance (historical marker sign is at eastbound only)
View of front building entrance (historical marker sign is at eastbound only)
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Location

  • IH 10 - Westbound, 14 miles west of Winnie, between Houston and Beaumont
  • Latitude = 29.8389 Longitude = -94.6056
  • Milepost: 815

Features

  • 2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Interpretive Displays
  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms
  • Picnic Tables
  • Family/Assisted Restroom
  • Playground
  • Group Picnic Facility
  • Separate Truck and Passenger Parking
  • Handicap Access

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  • Vending Machines

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    Miscellaneous

    • New facility opened in March 2012
    • The building design will reflect the early "Low South" regional architectural characteristic with wooden clapboard structures elevated on brick footings, and wide covered porches to protect from the rain and to help catch breezes
    • A historical marker commemorating James Taylor White is located at the building entrance (at the eastbound facility only). On White's ranch in June 1832, area colonists signed the Turtle Bayou Resolutions which ultimately led to the decisive Battle of San Jacinto of the Texas Revolution
    • Chambers County was named for Thomas Jefferson Chambers (1802-1865), an early Texas pioneer who participated in the Texas Revolution
    • Located in the "Gulf Coast" region of Texas. Visit our Texas Highways Magazine to find out interesting places and events happening in this region.

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