January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
SAMMC/I-35Commercial Gate - Closed                                       
Harry Wurzbach West (Pershing) Gate - Closed
Quadrangle Pedestrian Gate - Closed
Wilson Gate – Closed

Need JBSA-Fort Sam Houston gate information? Call 210-221-9205

January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Valley Hi Gate - Open 24/7
Luke East Gate - Open 24/7
Gen. McMullen Gate - Open 24/7
Medina Gate - Open 24/7

Need JBSA-Lackland gate information? Call 210-671-3030

January 20, 2020: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Main Gate – Open 24/7
West Gate - Closed
East Gate - Closed 
South Gate – Closed (Patrols will provide CVI if required)
VCC - Closed (Main Gate is VCC)


Need JBSA-Randolph gate information? Call 210-652-5700





Luke East Gate, JBSA-Lackland - Begins January 2, 2020 - estimated early February 2020

  • 5 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Mon. through Fri. - Incoming only (no outbound traffic)
  • 9:30 a.m. to 5 a.m., Mon. through Fri. – One inbound and one outbound lane of traffic 
  • Saturday and Sunday  (24 hrs) - One inbound and one outbound lane of traffic

The Visitor Center will remain open while the upgrades are installed.

Selfridge-East gate will have extended hours (4:45 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monday through Friday) until construction on Luke East is complete, then hours will return to normal.


Valley Hi Gate, JBSA-Lackland - Begins December 16, 2019 - estimated 9-12 months

The center lane outside the gate is being converted to a "construction haul road" to the dorm construction site. Heavier than normal traffic is expected. 


Growdon Gate, JBSA-Lackland - Begins January 13, 2020 - estimated 45 days

Construction outside the gate may cause heavier than usual traffic. Visitors and personnel are encouraged to use other gates located on Military Drive.


Schofield Gate, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston - Begins January 3, 2020 - estimated early February 2020

Inbound traffic will be redirected onto Williams Way, while outbound traffic will continue to use Schofield Road.


I-35 SAMMC Gate, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston - Begins February 13, 2020 - no estimated end-time

Inbound and outbound lanes will remain open, however expect lane closures and changes while the work is completed.

To alleviate delays, the SAMMC commercial vehicle gate, accessible via Rawley East Chambers (next to the visitor's center) from the I-35 S Frontage Road, will be open to inbound traffic from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. and outbound traffic from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Alternatively, service members, employees, and visitors may use the Beach gate, accessible via Binz-Engleman Road, to access BAMC and SAMMC.

JBSA Visitor Information
Need a CAC or ID Card?
Entering JBSA

In order to enter JBSA locations, visitors are required to have a valid form of identification and to have a sponsor with a valid DoD ID card.


Military (Active, Reserve, National Guard, Dependent, Retiree)
Contractor Card
DoD Civilian


Questions or Concerns

If you have any issues or concerns regarding installation access, please contact your respective Base Defense Operations Center. 

Base Defense Operations Centers:

JBSA-Camp Bullis and JBSA-Fort Sam Houston: 210-221-9331

JBSA-Lackland: 210-671-2018

JBSA-Randolph: 210-652-5700

Real ID Act

JBSA implemented REAL ID Act, Sept. 15, 2016

Identification cards from the following states will be denied access or must be escorted if they cannot present an alternate identification credential: American Samoa, Minnesota, Missouri and Washington.

Additionally, as part of DHS REAL ID phase implementation, starting Oct. 10, the following states will also require an alternate identification credential: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Guam, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, N. Marianas, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and the Virgin Islands.

Per the Homeland Security REAL ID web page (https://www.dhs.gov/real-id), every state ID can be accepted at this time.

To learn more about the Real ID act and how it will affect you, visit: http://go.usa.gov/xKXp5.