Road Construction Project at NAS Patuxent River Gate 1 to Begin May 11, Drivers Can Expect Changes to Traffic Pattern

News Release, NAS Pax River Public Affairs

PATUXENT RIVER NAVAL AIR STATION, MD – NAS Patuxent River is scheduled to begin a 30-day road construction project starting Monday, May 11 at NAS Pax River’s Gate 1. Drivers can expect major changes to inbound and outbound traffic patterns during this time and are advised to exercise caution when driving through Gate 1. Security personnel will still be stationed at designated checkpoints to check IDs for base entry. Beginning May 11 at 5:30 a.m., NAS Pax River’s Gate 1 will initiate the following traffic patterns and hours:

5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. – Inbound Traffic Only

From 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., NAS Pax River’s Gate 1 will be open to inbound traffic only. Inbound traffic will be diverted to outbound lanes by cones and barriers during these hours. The Commercial Vehicle Inspection Lane will be open as usual during these hours for commercial vehicle inspections.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Inbound and Outbound Traffic

From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., NAS Pax River Gate 1’s two inbound lanes will shift to one inbound lane and one outbound lane. The Commercial Vehicle Inspection Lane will be open as usual during these hours for commercial vehicle inspections.

6 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. – Inbound and Outbound Traffic; All Inbound Traffic through Commercial Vehicle Inspection Lane

From 6 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. NAS Pax River’s Gate 1 will be open to inbound and outbound traffic; all inbound traffic will be directed through the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Lane.

This project is scheduled to last for 30 days. For updates on NAS Patuxent River operations, please visit our social media feeds on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NASPaxRiver  and on Twitter at @NASPaxRiverPAO


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