Safety Rest Area List
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.
TxDOT is continuing to update the state's Safety Rest Areas to provide more services and a safer experience for Texas travelers.
New rest area facilities are being constructed throughout the state incorporating these new features, including:
- 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