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, Monday – Friday unless noted.

  • Gates 3 and 8 open at 0600; closes at 1700
  • Gate 4 opens at 0400; closes at 2100
  • Standard / Dry container pick-up cut-off is 2015
  • Standard / Dry container drop-off cut-off is 2015
  • 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 – opens at 0800 and closes at 1700: work through the lunch hour 1200 – 1300 (flex lunch)
  • Holiday hours subject to change
Operating Rules:
  • Gates 3, 4 and 8 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 long-term 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.

 

OTHER TERMINALS AND FACILITIES:

Ocean Terminal Holiday Hours & Gate Closings

Mayor’s Point Terminal Holiday Hours & Gate Closings

Colonel’s Island Terminal Holiday Hours & Gate Closings

 

HOLIDAY GATE OBSERVATION

Holiday Day Observed Garden City Gates Ocean Terminal Gates
New Year's Eve Dec. 31, 2021 Open (Gates close at 3:00 PM) Open (Gates close at 3:00 PM)
New Year's Day 2022 Jan. 1, 2022 Closed (No work day) Closed (No work day)
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Jan. 17, 2022 Open Open
President’s Day Feb. 21, 2022 Open Open
Good Friday Apr. 15, 2022 Open Open
Memorial Day May 30, 2022 Open Open
Independence Day Jul. 4, 2022 Closed (No work day) Closed (No work day)
Labor Day Sep. 5, 2022 Closed (No work day) Closed (No work day)
Columbus Day Oct. 10, 2022 Open Open
Veteran’s Day Nov. 11, 2022 Open Open
Thanksgiving Nov. 24, 2022 Close Close
Thanksgiving Friday Nov. 25, 2022 Open Open
Christmas Eve Dec. 24, 2022 Open (Gates close at 3:00 PM) Open (Gates close at 3:00 PM)
Christmas Day Dec. 26, 2022 Open Open
New Year’s Eve Dec. 31, 2022 Open (Gates close at 3:00 PM) Open (Gates close at 3:00 PM)
New Year’s Day 2023 Jan. 2, 2023 Open Open