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Directions: Directions to the Library

Maps and driving directions to the VDOT Research Library, which is located at the Virginia Transportation Research Council (VTRC).

Directions

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We are located at the Virginia Transportation
Research Council (VTRC), on the UVA grounds.
VDOT RESEARCH LIBRARY
530 Edgemont Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
 
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From the North (Washington, D.C.)

Take U.S... 29 South into Charlottesville. U.S.. 29 becomes U.S.. 29 Business as you drive under the U.S.. 29-250 bypass. This is also Emmet Street. Go 1.3 miles past the U.S.. 29-250 overpass to the traffic light at Ivy Road/University Avenue. This route will take you past the Barracks Road shopping center (on right) and under a pedestrian bridge and a railroad bridge. Turn right at the traffic light onto Ivy Road. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Alderman Road (a bank and a church are at this intersection). Go .5 mile on Alderman Road through a residential area. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto McCormick Road. Turn right at the next stop sign (a three-way intersection) onto Edgemont Road. Drive up 0.3 mile uphill (passing UVA’s Slaughter recreation center and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory). Visitor parking is in front of the building (employee parking is in the rear of the building). Call the VTRC Reception Desk at 434-293-1900 for more information.


From the East or West (Richmond or Staunton, VA)

From I-64 (east or west), take exit 118B to U.S.. 29 North toward Charlottesville (following signs to Culpeper/Washington). Take second exit - U.S.. 250/Ivy Road - and go right/east toward Charlottesville. At second traffic light (0.7 mile beyond bypass exit), turn right on Alderman Road (right turn lane at Wachovia Bank). Go a half-mile on Alderman Road through residential area. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto McCormick Road. Turn right at the next stop sign (a three-way intersection) onto Edgemont Road. Drive up 0.3 mile uphill (passing UVA’s Slaughter recreation center and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory). Visitor parking is in front of the building (employee parking is in the rear of the building). Call the VTRC Reception Desk at 434-293-1900 for more information.


From the South (Lynchburg, VA)

Take U.S.. 29 North past Interstate 64. Take second exit past I-64 - U.S.. 250/Ivy Road - and go right/east toward Charlottesville. At second traffic light (0.7 mile beyond bypass exit), turn right on Alderman Road (right turn lane at Wachovia Bank). Go a half-mile on Alderman Road through residential area. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto McCormick Road. Turn right at the next stop sign (a three-way intersection) onto Edgemont Road. Drive up 0.3 mile uphill (passing UVA’s Slaughter recreation center and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory). Visitor parking is in front of the building (employee parking is in the rear of the building). Call the VTRC Reception Desk at 434-293-1900 for more information.

Contact Us:

530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, Virginia   22903
Ph: 434-293-1902 | E-mail: Library@vdot.virginia.gov
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