The Florida Department of Transportation operates 53 rest areas at 35 sites along Florida's interstate highways to provide safe, secure and comfortable rest stops for Florida travelers. Rest areas are generally located about 45 minutes traveling time apart. These rest areas provide restrooms, picnic areas (in most locations), pet walk areas, telephones and vending machines to aid travelers seeking a break from a long drive. More Information...




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Handbook for the Uniform Inspection of Rest Areas, Welcome Centers, Weigh Stations, and Weigh Stations with Truck Comfort Stations
Posted: August 06, 2020

Procedure for Memorials on DOT Right of Way
Posted: October 10, 2013

Application for Memorial Monument - Adobe PDF / Word Doc
Posted: September 25, 2009

Rest Area, Service Plaza, Truck Comfort Station & Welcome Center Locations Map
Posted: September 25, 2009

Rest Area Listings
Posted: March 12, 2015
Application to select Rest Areas by Type of Facility, Highway and Direction of Travel.

Rest Area Questions and Answers
Posted: November 23, 2008



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