Hours of Operation & Holiday Schedules

Port Houston
Terminal Hours
& Schedules

The following operating hours and holiday schedules will be observed at Port Houston’s terminals and facilities.

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Container Terminal Hours of Operation

The following operating hours and holidays will be observed at Port Houston’s Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals, Monday through Saturday unless otherwise noted.

Hours of Gate Operations for Bayport & Barbours Cut Container Terminal:

Monday through Friday: 6:00 am – 7:00 pm (ingate closes at 6:00 pm)
Saturday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (ingate closes at 4:00 pm)

Service Notes:

*The terminals will be closed on July 2, Sept. 3, Nov. 26, Dec. 24, for observance of terminal holidays.
*The terminals will be closed on Sept. 24 due to scheduled maintenance.


Container Terminal Holiday Schedule

Bayport & Barbours Cut Container Terminals

2023 Holidays

  • Monday, January 2, 2023 – New Year’s Day Observed – OPEN*
  • Monday, January 16, 2023 – Martin Luther King Day – OPEN*
  • Monday, February 20, 2023 – President’s Day – OPEN*
  • Friday, April 7, 2023 – Good Friday – CLOSED
  • Saturday, April 8, 2023 – Good Friday Observed – CLOSED
  • Saturday, May 27, 2023 – Memorial Day Observed – CLOSED
  • Monday, May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day – CLOSED
  • Monday, June 19, 2023 – Juneteenth Day Observed – OPEN*
  • Saturday, July 1, 2023 – Independence Day Observed – CLOSED
  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023 – Independence Day – CLOSED
  • Saturday, September 2, 2023 – Labor Day Observed – CLOSED
  • Monday, September 4, 2023 – Labor Day – CLOSED
  • Saturday, November 11, 2023 – Veterans Day – OPEN
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 – Thanksgiving Day – CLOSED
  • Friday, November 24, 2023 – Day after Thanksgiving – OPEN*
  • Saturday, November 25, 2023 – Day after Thanksgiving Observed – CLOSED
  • Friday, December 22, 2023 – Christmas Eve Observed – OPEN**
  • Saturday, December 23, 2023 – Christmas Eve Observed – CLOSED
  • Monday, December 25, 2023 – Christmas Day – CLOSED
  • Monday, January 1, 2024 – New Year’s Day Observed – CLOSED

“*” = Gate Hours are 7:00am – 5:00pm; ingates close at 4:00pm
“**” = Christmas Eve Observed 2023 gate hours. 7am – 3pm (ingate closes at 2pm)
Note: The information is subject to change depending on operational requirements.


Turning Basin Facility Hours of Operation

The following operating hours and holidays will be observed at Port Houston’s Multi-Purpose, Breakbulk, and Project Cargo facilities, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted.

Port Houston’s Turning Basin facility has three main entrance gates: Gate 1 is for automobile and small truck traffic only. Cargo Bay Road is primarily used for cargo trucks delivering or leaving the facility. The third gate is located on Clinton Drive, and is accessible to all drivers and cargo traffic. Please note this gate is also used for high and wide cargo entering and leaving the Port.

The Turning Basin truck gate is located at: 300 East Loop North, Houston, TX 77029.

Gate Days Time

  • TB – Gate 8 Mon – Sat 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • TB – Gate AA Mon – Sat 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • TB – Gate A Mon – Fri 5:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • TB – Ramp Rd 6 7 DAYS 24 Hours
  • TB – Ramp Rd 8 Mon – Sat 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • TB – Ramp Rd 9 7 DAYS 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • TB – Cargo Bay Rd 7 DAYS 24 Hours
  • TB – 15SS 7 DAYS 24 Hours
  • TB – 18SS 7 DAYS 24 Hours
  • Manchester 7 DAYS 24 Hours

Multipurpose, Breakbulk & Project Cargo Holiday Schedule

Breakbulk & General Cargo Operations 2023 Holiday Schedule

  • Monday, January 2, 2023 – New Year’s Day Observed – CLOSED
  • Monday, January 16, 2023 – Martin Luther King Day – CLOSED
  • Monday, February 20, 2023 – President’s Day – OPEN
  • Friday, April 7, 2023 – Good Friday – CLOSED
  • Monday, May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day – CLOSED
  • Monday, June 19, 2023 – Juneteenth Day– OPEN
  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023 – Independence Day – CLOSED
  • Monday, September 4, 2023 – Labor Day – CLOSED
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023 – Thanksgiving Day – CLOSED
  • Friday, November 24, 2023 – Day after Thanksgiving – OPEN
  • Monday, December 25, 2023 – Christmas Day – CLOSED
  • Monday, January 1, 2024 – New Year’s Day – CLOSED

Please note: This information is subject to change depending on operational requirements.