APG Closing Rt. 24 gate on Oct. 4, 2008

Via APG News: Aberdeen Proving Ground will close the Route 24 (Hoadley Road) Gate 11 p.m., Oct. 4 to make necessary upgrades and expansions in preparation for the base realignment and closure, or BRAC. The gate will remain closed until the summer of 2009.

The Magnolia Road Gate on Route 152 will open at 11 p.m., Oct. 4 and will operate as the main gate to the Edgewood Area of APG. It will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays. It will be the only gate open to visitors and commercial vehicles.

The operating hours for the Wise Road Gate on Route 755 will remain the same, 4 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday and closed on weekends and holidays.  Only vehicles with government and RapidGate identification will be permitted to use the Wise Road gate.

For more information call 410-278-1147, 410-278-1153, or 800-688-8705.