On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, NIST Gaithersburg will be closed with limited access due to icy conditions. All conferences and meetings are cancelled or postponed.
Below is guidance for NIST employees:
- Designated emergency employees must report to work as scheduled.
- Telework-ready employees must follow the terms of their agreements.
- Non-emergency employees/associates who have a requirement to access the site, and who are currently authorized 24x7 access, can be granted entry subject to site conditions. Gate A will be the only access point and 100% swipe card procedures will be in place. Staff entering the site must not interfere with ongoing emergency operations.
- Non-emergency and non-teleworking employees will be granted an excused absence.
All walking and driving surfaces onsite are extremely icy and are not responding to treatment at this time.