Impacts of Furlough on Pentagon ServicesThe purpose of this circular is to inform building occupants about the primary impacts theimpending DoD-wide Furloughs will have on services at the Pentagon Reservation. The followingchanges are not made lightly, but the temporary reduction in manpower results in a temporary diminishedcapability to deliver multiple access, building, security, and transportation services.Beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 8th, 2013, the following services will be reduced asdescribed below during the duration of the Furlough period through Saturday, September 21
Impacts on Reservation and Pentagon Building Access (See Attachments 1 and 2):
Corridor 2, Mall, Corridor 8, and Metro Entrances.
These entrances will operate on their current schedule: the Corridor 2 and the Mall Entrances are open 24 hours a day, seven days aweek; Corridor 8 is open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday; and the Metro Entranceis open from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Corridor 5 Vehicle Gate and Corridor 5 Pedestrian Entrance.
The Corridor 5 Vehicle gateand the Corridor 5 Pedestrian Entrance will be closed at all times. Customers who normally park at the Corridor 5 parking lot should use the Mall or River Vehicle Gates.
The River Vehicle Gate.
The River Vehicle Gate will reduce hours of operation. It will be openfrom 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
River Pedestrian Entrance and Corridor 9 Pedestrian Bridge.
The River Pedestrian Entranceand the Corridor 9 Pedestrian Bridge will reduce hours of operation by two hours. They will beopen from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Corridor 3 Entrance.
The Corridor 3 Entrance will remain closed throughout the duration of theFurlough period.
Metro Visitor Screening Facilities.
The visitor screening facilities will be reduced from twolines down to one line. Due to previous delays, we established a second screening line for Pentagon tours, dedicating the original line to screen official visitors separately. Having allscreening through the one line will bring back those delays. Please inform all official visitors andtour visitors to plan accordingly.
Remote Delivery Facility (RDF).
RDF weekday hours will remain from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m., exceptfor Friday, when the closing hours will be extended to 7 p.m. The RDF will no longer be open onSaturdays throughout the duration of the Furlough period.
Access to A&E Drive.
Access to the A&E Drive will be closed. Access will only be availablethrough prior coordination with PFPA by calling the Integrated Emergency Operations Center at(703) 697-1001 not less than fifteen minutes in advance of the desired time of entry.
Pentagon Athletic Center (PAC).
The PAC will close two hours early on weekdays. The newhours are 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend and holiday hours (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)are not affected.
All Other Check Points & Entrances.
All other check points and entrances will operate ascurrently scheduled, hours are unchanged: Mall Vehicle Access Control Point (ACP) (remains24/7), Boundary Channel Drive ACP (remains 24/7), Pentagon North Village (hours unchanged),and Pentagon Heating and Refrigeration Plant (remains 24/7). (Attachment 2).
June 24, 2013
: September 21, 2013