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HOLIDAY HOURS & GATE CLOSINGS

INTERCHANGE GATE OPERATING HOURS AND RULES

The following operating hours and rules will be observed at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal.

  • Gates 3, 4 and 8 open at 0600
  • Gate 4 closes at 1800
  • Gates 3 and 8 closes at 1700
  • Standard / Dry container pick-up cut-off is 1630; drop-off cut-off is 1700
  • Reefer pick up cutoff is 1615; Reefer drop-off cut-off is 1645
  • Gate moves after cut-off times require SSL overtime authorization
  • Saturday gate – Gate 4 only (Aug. 29 to Oct. 31, 2020)
  • Holiday hours subject to change
Operating Rules:

Gates 3, and 4 are for containerized transactions only
Commercial vans and loose freight should be directed to Gates 1 or 5
Bob-tail trucks should enter through Gate 1 or Gate 5 and proceed to the Internal Kiosk for Pick-up Ticket processing
Bob-tail trucks should exit through Gate 1 or Gate 5

Any longterm changes to the current operating hours will be communicated accordingly. Any daily extensions of operating hours will be communicated through our current Overtime Authorization Form.

HOLIDAY HOURS

Holiday Observed GPA ILA Gate / Stevedores
Christmas Eve December 24, Tuesday Regular Work Day Holiday Overtime No Work after 3PM
Christmas Day December 25, Wednesday Holiday Overtime Tuesday No Work Day Tuesday
New Year's Eve December 31, Tuesday Regular Work Day Holiday Overtime No Work after 3PM
New Year’s Day 2020 January 1, 2020, Wednesday Holiday Overtime Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 No Work Day Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
MLK Birthday January 20, Monday Holiday Overtime Holiday Overtime
President’s Day February 17, Monday Holiday Overtime Holiday Overtime
Good Friday April 10, Friday Holiday Overtime Holiday Overtime
Memorial Day May 25, Monday Holiday Overtime Holiday Overtime
Independence Day July 4, Saturday Holiday Overtime July 4, Thursday No Work Day July 4, Saturday
Labor Day September 7, Monday Holiday Overtime No Work Day
Columbus Day October 12, Monday Regular Work Day Regular Work Day
Veteran’s Day November 11, Wednesday Holiday Overtime Holiday Overtime
Thanksgiving November 26, Thursday Holiday Overtime Holiday Overtime
Thanksgiving Friday November 27, Friday Holiday Overtime Regular Work Day
Christmas Eve December 24, Thursday Regular Work Day Holiday Overtime No Work after 3PM
Christmas Day December 25, Friday Holiday Overtime Friday No Work Day Friday
New Year’s Eve December 31, Thursday Regular Work Day Holiday Overtime No Work after 3PM
New Year’s Day 2021 January 1, 2021, Friday Holiday Overtime Friday No Work Day Friday