A new safety rest area is set to open on Interstate 20 this Thursday.
The rest area will be on the eastbound side of the Interstate between Monahans and Odessa.
The rest area will give drivers an opportunity to take a break during their travels.
There is an outdoor playground for kids and local items of interest will be displayed from the Rattlesnake Bomber Base.
TXDOT is planning a ribbon cutting ceremony this Thursday at 2 p.m.