By MyBaseGuide Staff Member
Installation Physical SecurityBuilding 6931, 42nd Street and Desert Storm Avenue Installation Physical Security is composed of three branches — Inspections, Access Control and Alarm Management. Security specialists are available 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to assist organizations and activities with issues concerning the security of government assets. Physical Security inspections, surveys and training may be coordinated through the Physical Security Inspections Office at 270-798-7587 or 270-956-4346. Security Alarm questions and access rosters may be coordinated through the alarm administrator at 270-798-1225. Access Control may be reached at 270-412-8715, 412-8713. Gate 4 VCC/T.C. Freeman Gate: 270-798-5047 Gate 7 VCC: 270-956-4488 Gate Hours All hours at all gates are subject to change. The following are the general guidelines to hours of operation, which can change unannounced or due to federal holidays and DONSAs.
- Gate 1: 4:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekends, 4:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. federal holidays and DONSAs.
- Gate 2: 4:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday. Closed weekends, federal holidays and DONSAs.
- Gate 3: 4:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6 to 9 a.m. DONSAs. Closed weekends, federal holidays.
- Gate 4: 24/7.
- Gate 5: Closed.
- Gate 6: 4:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed weekends, federal holidays and DONSAs.
- Gate 7: 24/7.
- Gate 10: 24/7.
- Angels Gate: 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed weekends, federal holidays and DONSAs.
- Mabry Gate: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed weekends, federal holiday and DONSAs.
- Sabre Gate I and II: 24/7.
Tennessee and Kentucky Driver’s LicensesNew residents have 30 days after establishing residence in either state to renew their driver’s license, per state vehicle codes. No test is required if the current out-of-state license is valid.
CLARKSVILLE DRIVER’S SERVICE CENTER220 W. Dunbar Cave Road 931-648-5596 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed weekends and all holidays.
CIRCUIT CLERK’S DRIVER’S LICENSE OFFICE
Christian County Justice Center100 Justice Way 270-889-6540 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.
VEHICLE REGISTRATIONActive duty Soldiers and dependents can retain their vehicle registration from whichever state they are registered. Residents of Kentucky (Hopkinsville) or Tennessee (Clarksville) can register their vehicle at the following locations:
Clarksville, TennesseeMontgomery County Clerk 35 Pageant Lane, Suite 502 Clarksville, TN 37040 270-648-5711 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Christian County Clerk511 S. Main St. Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 270-887-4105 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed weekends and holidays.
WEAPONS REGISTRATIONAll privately owned weapons brought onto the installation must be registered with the Directorate of Emergency Services. Registration is done at the Gate 7 or Gate 4 Visitor Control Center. Firearms cannot be brought into the VCC buildings. For more information, call Gate 4 at 270-798-5047 or Gate 7 at 270-956-4488.
TRAFFIC REGULATIONSEvery day the Fort Campbell Military Police works to increase roadway safety in order to reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses from motor vehicle crashes. Local traffic regulations facilitate the safe flow of traffic and accident prevention and help educate and guide vehicle operators to respect traffic laws and safety regulations. All motor vehicle operators should familiarize themselves with Army Regulation 190-5, CAM Regulation 190-5 and the laws pertaining to the states of Kentucky and Tennessee. Law enforcement has been tremendously effective in deterring Soldiers, family members and guests of Fort Campbell from unsafe driving behaviors that risk the lives of everyone living and working within the community. All violators are subject to legal, disciplinary and administrative action.
Speed LimitsUnless otherwise posted, the speed limit on Fort Campbell is 25 mph. In other areas, speed is limited to:
- 10 mph in parking areas and when passing troop formations.
- 20 mph in school areas.
- 20 mph in housing areas.
- 35 mph for tactical vehicles in rear areas.
- 45 mph for nontactical vehicles on rear area roads.
ParkingParking privately owned or U.S. government vehicles on Fort Campbell’s main streets is prohibited except where such parking is authorized by designated spaces or for service vehicles conducting authorized business. The shoulders of the road cannot be used for parking except for the case of a temporarily disabled vehicle.
Off-Limit AreasAll bodies and streams of water on Fort Campbell are off-limits for unauthorized water sports and activities. All rock quarries, both active and abandoned, within Kentucky and Tennessee are off-limits for all purposes. The only exceptions to this prohibition are:
- The Cerulean Spring Quarry in Cadiz, Kentucky, may be used for scuba diving only during operating hours.
- Martha’s Quarry, east of Lebanon, Tennessee, may be used by certified divers and dive students accompanied by a certified instructor only. Due to the high cliffs, nondiving recreational use is not permitted.
- Cowan Quarry, south of Cowan, Tennessee, may be used by certified divers and dive students accompanied by a certified instructor only. Due to the high cliffs, nondiving recreational use is not permitted.
- Hopkinsville Diving Quarry, off Exit 9, adjacent to Pennyrile Parkway and 680. Nondiving recreational use is not permitted.
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