Gate Change Information at DAFB After Construction Ends on Friday


The Main and North Gate construction projects are scheduled to be completed Friday, July 5th. Several upcoming Installation Entry Gate changes will be made to help facilitate the return to normal gate operations. The purpose of the construction was to upgrade the gate infrastructure to sustain the safety and security of the installation.

  • The Main Gate will reopen at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 5th. The Main Gate will be the
    base’s primary entrance and exit point and will remain open 24/7. The North Gate will
    close at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 5th and will return to limited hours on Monday, July 8th
  • The North Gate will revert back to limited operating hours on Monday, July 8th. The
    North Gate will be open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. for morning
    traffic, closed during lunch, and exit only from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • The South Gate (commercial vehicle inspection area) will be closed starting Monday,
    July 8th to all DoD ID card holders. Only commercial vehicles and deliveries will be
    allowed to process through the South Gate.
  • The Visitor Center will continue to operate during normal hours.

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