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Naval Academy Announces December Holiday Gate Hours

  POSTED ON: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 1:24 PM by PAO office

Press Release: #101-14

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - U.S. Naval Academy Gates 1 and 3 will have modified hours during the December holidays. The following gate hours will be in place during the holiday period of 

Dec. 21 – Jan. 3. All USNA gates will resume their normal hours Sunday, Jan. 4.

Gate 1 (at the foot of King George St.):

  Vehicular Access: Open daily for vehicular access from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  Pedestrians: The Visitors Access Center will be open to pedestrians as follows: Sunday - Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, from 6 a.m. to midnight with the following exception: Wednesday, Dec. 31, the Visitors Access Center will remain open until 1 a.m.

Gate 3 (Maryland Ave.):

   Vehicular Access:  Closed for vehicular access throughout the holiday

   Pedestrian Access: Closed for pedestrian access throughout the holiday with the following exceptions:

     Dec. 21: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m..

     Dec. 22: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m..

     Dec. 24: 6 a.m. – 11:30 p.m..  

     Dec. 25: 8 – 11:30 a.m.

     Dec. 28: 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m..  

     Dec. 31: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m..

     Jan. 1: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m..

     Jan 3: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m..

Gate 8 (Route 450): Gate 8 hours will not change throughout the holiday season and will remain open 24 hours a day.

     Visitors are reminded that everyone 18 and older will be required to show a picture ID and that all bags are subject to search. Vehicles without a Department of Defense or USNA credentialed driver or passenger are not permitted to drive onto the academy grounds. Visitors are encouraged to park at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (price to park is $5) and ride the circulator bus to the academy.  Vehicles with handicapped placards or license plates may enter through Gates 1 or 8.

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