West Point Road Conditions and Information

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West Point Elementary School - First day of school for grades 1-8 August 28.
First day of school for Kindergarten, August 29.

West Point Middle School - First day of school for grades 1-8 August 28.

During inclement weather, if West Point Schools are on a two hour delay, schools will begin two hours later than normal. This two hour delay also applies to bus pick-up times.
For updates on local school delays or closures please visit these websites

Hudson Valley Storm Center
James I. O'Neill High School Website
Highland Falls & Fort Montgomery School District Website
Cornwall Central School District Website

Off Post Road Conditions: August 21-24, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., New York State Route 218 from the intersection of NY State Route 219 and 9W to the Victor Constant Ski Lodge parking lot, will undergo repaving operations.

Only one lane of the road will be open during this time so expect longer than usual travel time to and from Washington Gate will be possible. Flagmen will be present to direct traffic.

August 21-31, New York State Route 218, from Washington Gate to Cornwall on Hudson will be closed for repaving.

On Post Road Conditions: On post roads are open unless listed below.

Code White and Code Red: Code white and code red applies to Department of the Army Civilian employee work report times, it does not apply to contractors or non-government employees. For road closures on West Point, refer to the information provided above. In all situations, Department of the Army Civilian employees should contact their supervisor for specific guidance. During a Code White or Code Red, access to West Point is still possible. All entrance gates will be open unless specified in the special instructions above.

Watch our video of what Code White and Code Red are » Code White & Red Explained
In this video there are several URL's for websites, these URL's are no longer active.
The USAG West Point website URL is located on the right hand side of this page and roads and weather information can be located right here.

If West point is code White until - stated time/all day:
The West Point snow policy is in effect until the stated time, or all day. Employees, who might be prevented from reporting to work should be granted annual leave, accrued compensatory time or Leave Without Pay if they prefer. Employees still need to contact their supervisor for approval. Specific procedures for requesting leave in these circumstances are at the discretion of the supervisors of each activity on West Point.

If West point is code Red until - stated time/all day:
The West Point snow policy is in effect until the stated time, or all day. Supervisors will excuse absences without charge to leave for all employees affected whether or not leave was previously approved. Employees who do not report for work by the announced time will be charged leave for the remainder of their absence.

If West point is code Red all day:
Only employees in emergency positions should report to work. Employees in non-emergency positions should not report to work until their next regularly scheduled workday.

If you have a question about your reporting time to work, contact your supervisor. 

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