2019 Independence Day Holiday Operating Plan

June 11, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019, is Independence Day – America’s 243rd birthday.  In celebration of this national holiday, The Port of Virginia announces the following operating plan:

Monday – Wednesday, July 1-3

  • Standard operations – observing posted gate and TRS hours at all terminal facilities and offices
  • At 0900 hours on Wednesday, July 3, TRS reservations will open for Friday, July 5
  • HARD STOP for all terminal activities at 2359 hours on Wednesday night, July 3

Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day

  • National holiday
  • By contract, NO WORK DAY for the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA)
  • All Port of Virginia terminals and offices CLOSED

Friday, July 5

  • By contract rule, truck gates at NIT, VIG and the PPCY OPEN at 0600 hours (July 5 only)
    • TRS mandatory hours are in place from 0600 – 1400 hours at NIT and VIG (July 5 only)
  • At 0900 hours on Friday, July 5, TRS reservations will open for Saturday, July 6, and Monday, July 8
  • All other terminals will observe standard operating hours
  • Port administrative offices, including the World Trade Center – CLOSED

Saturday, July 6

  •  Standard operations – observing posted gate and TRS hours at all terminal facilities

To review truck gate and/or TRS hours at any of our terminals, please click the link and select a specific facility:  Port of Virginia Facilities

You can reach the port’s Customer Service Team here:  Contact Customer Service

Thank you for your business. We hope you will enjoy the 4th of July with family and friends.