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ATTENTION TXDOT CUSTOMERS: Some TxDOT applications and equipment have been impacted by the worldwide CrowdStrike outage. State agencies across Texas are working closely with the Department of Information resources to restore services as quickly as possible. If you are unable to access specific TxDOT information or tools, please check back with us in a few hours. We will update this message once applications and equipment are fully restored.

Safety rest area map

Safety rest areas and travel information centers

TxDOT is continuing to update the state's safety rest areas to provide more services and a safer experience for Texas travelers.

Texas safety rest areas map


New rest area facilities are being constructed throughout the state incorporating these new features:

  • Air-conditioned and heated restrooms, as well as an assisted-use restroom.
  • Larger parking areas with separated areas for cars and commercial trucks.
  • Wireless Internet.
  • Information areas including exhibits highlighting local interests.
  • Office space for law-enforcement personnel.
  • Enhanced security, including surveillance cameras.
  • Tornado shelters.
  • Walking and interpretive trails.
  • Play areas for kids.

Visitor length of stay: up to 24 hours under Texas Transportation Code 545.411