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From Points East (Philadelphia, Harrisburg) Via the Pennsylvania Turnpike

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 57 (Pittsburgh/Monroeville Exit) to I-376 West. From I-376 West, take Exit 3B (Oakland/Bates St. Exit). At the first stoplight on Bates Street, turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies. At the first stoplight on the Boulevard of the Allies, turn right onto Halket Street (you will be at the Best Western Hotel). At the first stoplight on Halket Street, turn right onto Forbes Avenue (a one-way street). Follow Forbes for approximately three full blocks; turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. At top of hill turn right on Terrace Street; Scaife Hall is on your immediate right.

From Points West (Ohio, Pittsburgh International Airport) Via the Ohio Turnpike and Route 60

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 1A to Route 60 South. Follow Route 60 South past the Pittsburgh International Airport to I-279 North. Take I-279 North through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, and follow the signs to I-376 East. Take Exit 2A (Forbes/Oakland Exit). Continue on Forbes for approximately six full blocks to Atwood Street. Turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. At top of hill turn right on Terrace Street; Scaife Hall is on your immediate right.

From Points South (Washington, Pa.; West Virginia) Via I-79 North

Take I-79 North to Exit 59A, I-279 North. Take I-279 North through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, and follow the signs to I-376 East. Take Exit 2A (Forbes/Oakland Exit). You will exit onto Forbes Avenue, a one-way street.

Continue on Forbes for approximately six full blocks to Atwood Street. Turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. At top of hill turn right on Terrace Street; Scaife Hall is on your immediate right.

From Points North (Erie, Western New York) Via I-79

Take I-79 South to Exit 72 (I-279 South, to Pittsburgh). Take I-279 South to Exit 8A (I-579 South). Take I-579 South past downtown Pittsburgh; follow the signs to Monroeville. Take the Forbes Avenue/Oakland exit; do not exit at I-376 east. Make the right turn onto the Forbes Avenue ramp. You will exit onto Forbes Avenue, a one-way street.

Continue on Forbes for approximately six full blocks to Atwood Street. Turn left onto Atwood Street. Travel one block; turn left onto Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue is a one-way street for all traffic except buses). Take the first possible right turn, onto Lothrop Street. At top of hill turn right on Terrace Street; Scaife Hall is on your immediate right.

From the Northeast (Route 28)

Take Route 28 South to the Highland Park Bridge. As you cross the bridge, get into the left lane. Follow the sign that will take you down the ramp toward Washington Boulevard. As you exit the ramp, ensure that you are in the right lane. Just before the first traffic light, veer right onto Washington Boulevard. Travel on Washington Boulevard through four traffic signals (about two miles). At the fourth traffic light, Washington Boulevard crosses Penn Avenue and becomes Fifth Avenue. Follow Fifth Avenue into the Oakland section of Pittsburgh (about 2.5 miles). At the intersection of Bigelow Boulevard and Fifth Avenue, you will see the Cathedral of Learning, a landmark of the University of Pittsburgh campus. From this point, travel five blocks and turn right on Lothrop Street. At top of hill turn right on Terrace Street; Scaife Hall is on your immediate right.

 

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In the block after the intersection of Lothrop and Victoria streets are two entrances to the UPMC Garage. Each entrance is on the left side of Lothrop and marked by a blue sign bearing a white "P" for parking. Another entrance to the garage is on Terrace Street; to access the Terrace Street entrance, turn left at Lothrop and Terrace.

 

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