The rest areas
will provide a dedicated safe and convenient option for those wishing to take a break, the minister said.
Until that time, different aspects of the rest areas
will be opening over the course of the next few months, with the earliest predicted to be mid-September, when parts of the northbound rest area
will be open to the public, though specific dates for these pre-openings have not been decided as of yet.
Starting this month, the group said it plans to transform the nine newly added rest areas
from "pee and flee" stops into comfortable and convenient travel hubs.
The new format highway rest areas
will be located near major intersections close to the highway and positioned on a plot area of approximately 16,345m[sup.
The Municipality said it is working closely with other government agencies, including the Department of Transport (DOT), to ensure that the proposed highway rest areas
comply with traffic safety and security requirements.
As a public service, Elektrobase has provided 112 Elektrosign digital display systems at the Florida rest areas
for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to inform visitors.
The rest areas
cost a total of YR 48 million, which is USD 240,000.
These rest areas
(or hafanau) could ensure safe places to rest or stop along the entire carriageway.
The state's earliest rest areas
began popping up along highways in 1868 as wayside stations to provide water and shade to travelers and livestock.
A total of 12 service areas - including filling stations and shops - and 11 rest areas
with toilets will be built on routes including the MI, N4, N6, N7, N8, N18 and N11.
The second bill would create a 13-member panel known as the "Study Commission on New Jersey Highway Rest Areas
for Truck Drivers" to consider how best to address the lack of rest areas
for interstate truck drivers.
So a programme was drawn up in collaboration with local communes gently to insert rest areas
and look-out points.