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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, and 4.

Operating Hours Gate 3

0600 -1800 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
(Cut-off for Pick-up 1630, Drop-off 1700)
(Cut-off for Reefer Services 1615)
(Perimeter inbound gates should close at 1700)

0600 – 1700 Friday
(Cut-off for Pick-up 1630, Drop-off 1700)
(Cut-off for Reefer Services 1615)
(Perimeter inbound gates should close at 1700)

Operating Hours Gate 4

0600 -1800 Monday through Friday
(Cut-off for Pick-up 1630, Drop-off 1700)
(Cut-off for Reefer Services 1615)
(Perimeter inbound gates should close at 1700)

0800 – 1200 x 1300 – 1700 Saturday
(Cut-off for Pick-up 1600, Drop-off 1630)
(Reefer Services MUST BE AUTHORIZED by the Line)
(Perimeter inbound gates should close at 1630)

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 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.

Interstate Access

To improve safety and expedite truck traffic, Georgia opened the Jimmy DeLoach connector in 2016, providing direct truck access between Garden City Terminal and Interstate 95. The connector cuts 11 minutes from the drive time between the port and the interstate.

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Mason Mega Rail

The Mason Mega Rail Terminal will double the Port of Savannah’s annual rail lift capacity to 1 million containers. The expansion, expected to be completed in 2020, will better accommodate 10,000-footlong unit trains for Norfolk Southern and CSX transportation, the East Coast’s two Class I railroads.

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Georgia Ports is an economic engine for the State of Georgia, accounting for one out of every 11 jobs in the Peach State.

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