By Leader staff reportJune 21, 2013
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson will have new gate hours beginning July 8 as thel federal civilian workers furlough period begins.
The furlough period will begin July 8 and end Sept. 30. During the furlough period, civilian employees will experience one furlough day per week.
The pending furloughs further reduce the number of security guards, which requires that gate hours of operation be altered through September.
Fort Jackson Gate Hours (starting July 8):
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
Open around the clock, seven days a week
Commercial traffic on weekends only
5 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Monday through Friday
Closed om weekends
Commercial traffic must use Gate 4 on weekdays.