Independence Day Operating Plan

June 22, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, is Independence Day.  In celebration of this national holiday, The Port of Virginia will operate as follows:

Monday and Tuesday, July 2-3

  • Business as usual – observing posted hours at all terminal facilities and offices
  • HARD STOP for all terminal activities at 2359 hours on Tuesday night, July 3

Wednesday, 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

Thursday, July 5

  • By rule, truck gates at NIT, PMT, VIG and the PPCY OPEN at 0600 hours (July 5 only)
    • TRS mandatory hours are waived at VIG (July 5 only)
    • TRS mandatory hours are in place from 0600 – 0900 hours at NIT (July 5 only)
    • Truck reservations for the morning of July 5 (NIT) may be made as early as 1700 hours on Monday, July 2
  • All other terminals and offices will observe standard operating hours

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

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