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Southbound I-5 drivers approaching the Smokey Point rest area overnight should prepare to brake for a two-lane closure from 9 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday, and again from 9:30 p.m. Saturday until 9 a.m. Sunday, for asphalt replacement.
At one rest area along I-95 near Santee, S.C., cars were parked four deep in places by midmorning.
After a pit stop in a rest area in the airport in St. Croix, she was placed on a C-17 cargo plane with other islanders being evacuated.
To this day, one of my friends is still afraid to stop at rest areas.
Much of the book is given to tallying their bills, or detailing Hong’s walks home from the rest area in total darkness.
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Definition of rest area for English Language Learners
: an area next to a highway where people can stop to rest, use the bathroom, get food, etc.
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