2019 Labor Day Weekend Operating Plan

August 15, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019, is Labor Day – a state and federal holiday.  Per the ILA contract, Labor Day is a restricted holiday (“no work day”).

For the Labor Day holiday weekend – August 30 – September 3 – The Port of Virginia will observe the following operating plan:

Friday, August 30

  • Standard, posted hours at all terminals and offices
  • The Empty Return Matrix for September 3 and 4 will be posted and released on Aug. 30
  • Truck Reservation System (TRS) reservations for August 31 and September 3 will be made available on Aug. 30

Saturday, August 31

  • Standard, posted gate and TRS hours at NIT, VIG, PPCY and the RSA/Portsmouth Chassis Yard
  • All other Port of Virginia truck gates CLOSED

Sunday, September 1

  • All truck gates CLOSED, per standard operating plan
  • Vessel and rail operations continue
  • HARD STOP for all terminal activities at 11:59 p.m. (2359 hours)

Monday, September 2 – Labor Day

  • State and federal holiday
  • Restricted ILA holiday
  • All Port of Virginia terminals and offices CLOSED

Tuesday, September 3

  • By contract rule, truck gates at NIT, VIG, PPCY and the RSA/Portsmouth Chassis Yard OPEN at 0600 hours (September 3 only)
    • TRS mandatory hours are in place from 0600 – 1400 hours at NIT and VIG (September 3 only)
  • All other terminals and offices will observe standard operating hours

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 enjoy the Labor Day weekend with family and friends.