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June 26, 2013

Gate hours reduced for Fort Jackson

Sequestration cost savings in the form of furloughs will reduce gate hours at Fort Jackson starting next month.

Sequestration cost savings in the form of furloughs will reduce gate hours at Fort Jackson starting next month.

Civilian employees, including gate security guards, must take one furlough day per week from July 8 through Sept. 30, the fort announced.

As a result, new hours during that period are:

Gate 1:

5 a.m. to 1 p.m.; inbound and outbound traffic, Monday through Friday

3:30 to 6 p.m.; outbound traffic, Monday through Friday

Closed on weekends

Gate 2:

Open around the clock, seven days a week

Commercial traffic on weekends only

Gate 4:

5 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Monday through Friday

Closed on weekends

Commercial traffic must use Gate 4 on weekdays.

Gate 5:

Closed

Kelly Davis

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