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.
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.
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 panel would consist of transportation, public safety and elected officials, and would be responsible for studying the condition of existing rest areas
within the state.
So a programme was drawn up in collaboration with local communes gently to insert rest areas
and look-out points.
Scotland Against Drugs have campaigned for years for rest areas
in clubs and at raves.
ROAD campaigners are asking for rest areas
on Britain's roads to combat the menace of sleepy drivers.