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This point datalayer contains the locations of rest areas within Massachusetts maintained by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Highway Division. This layer denotes visitor center rest areas, parking capacity, restroom availability, and other features that might be present.


The locations of the rest areas were digitized from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1:5000 color orthophoto imagery. Three version of the rest area layer are contained within the geodatabase. The layer named RestAreas contains the rest areas along the roadway centerline. The layers named RestAreas_Offset200Meters and RestAreas_Offset800Meters contains the rest areas offset on the appropriate side from the roadway centerline by 200 or 800 meters.


This data is current as of January 2012.

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