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An Emergency Stopping Bay is a location along a Freeway or Planned Freeway that has a safe pull off area for broken down vehicles and provides safe access to the emergency telephones. As part of Incident Management the bays meet the need to remove broken down vehicles from the freeway lanes to a safe location for towing or to undertake minor repairs (eg change tyres).
The purpose of this document is to detail Main Roads requirements for and the use and location of emergency stopping bays on applicable routes.
Main Roads specific requirements for the installation of emergency stopping bays are as follows:
All proposed Emergency Stopping Bays shall be approved by the Executive Director Road Network Services or Executive Director Infrastructure Delivery prior to implementation.