Texas Safety Rest Areas feature a number of benefits designed to better serve travelers in Texas.

Each of the state's 80 Safety Rest Areas feature restrooms that are open 24 hours daily. Most rest areas have attendants on duty 24 hours a day. The remaining facilities have attendants on duty from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

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Safety Rest Areas: Live Oak County Southbound

(Renovated facility opened 2001)
Live Oak County Northbound is the partner for Live Oak County Southbound
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

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View inside a restroom
View inside the enclosed lobby area
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Location

  • IH 37 - Southbound, north of Three Rivers
  • Latitude = 28.6541 Longitude = -98.2463
  • Milepost: 82

Features

  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms
  • Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Drinking Water
  • Picnic Tables
  • Handicap Access

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  • Vending Machines

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    Miscellaneous

    • The facility underwent major renovations in 2001 that added an enclosed, air-conditioned lobby and restroom amenities upgrades
    • Before the area was settled and overgrazed in the 19th century, grasslands punctuated by clumps of mesquite and live oak trees covered much of what is now Live Oak County
    • George W. West, a wealthy county rancher and businessman, began an ambitious development in central Live Oak County in 1910 and developed the nearby town West

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