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NIH Bethesda Campus Access on the Observance of Memorial Day, May 27

Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 27, 2024. Please view the following schedule for NIH Bethesda campus access on the holiday.

West Drive at Cedar Lane: 6 am to 10 pm

  • Patient and Patient Visitors Only
  • Inbound Traffic Only 

South Drive (Metro) at Rockville Pike: Open 24 hours

  • Inbound and Outbound Traffic
  • Open to Employee Vehicles Only
  • Pedestrian Turnstiles Open for Employees 

Lincoln Drive at Old Georgetown Road: 6am - 7pm

  • Inbound and Outbound Traffic
  • Open to Employee Vehicles Only
  • Pedestrian Portal Open for Employees 

Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facility (CVIF): Open 24 Hours

  • All Commercial Vehicles should enter the CVIF via Rockville Pike north of Wilson Drive
  • On weekends and holidays, all visitors in vehicles and as pedestrians should enter campus through the CVIF 

Gateway Vehicle Inspection Station - Building 66A: CLOSED

  • All visitor vehicles should enter the campus through the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facility on Rockville Pike 

Gateway Center for Pedestrians - Building 66: CLOSED

  • After 10pm on Friday, May 24 until 6am on Tuesday, May 28, all pedestrian visitors should enter the campus via the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facility

For normal hours of operations for all entrances and exits, please visit our employee access map.

All other vehicle and pedestrian entrances will be closed, except those pedestrian portals not associated with a vehicular entrance. These stand-alone pedestrian portals will be open 24 hours for employee use. Access to NIH buildings will follow a weekend schedule.

The Children's Inn/Family Lodge shuttle will operate on a holiday schedule from 7am until 5pm with stops between the Metro and the Building 10 North entrance every 30 minutes.

For questions regarding this message, please contact the ORS Information Line at or 301-594-6677. TTY is available at 301-435-1908. ​