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Directions to the Science Library from:

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From the North:

  1. From U.S. 441, Commerce

    From Commerce, GA, take Interstate 85 Exit 149, U.S. 441 South for approximately 20 miles until you reach the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Pass under the Perimeter, then take the first left to get onto the Perimeter. Travel on the Perimeter until you reach the exit for U.S. 29 South (which is also a continuation of Loop 10). Take this exit and travel until you reach the College Station Road exit. Exit the Perimeter and turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks then turn right onto East Campus Road, then left onto Carlton Street. From Carlton Street turn right onto Sanford Drive then turn left into the South Campus Parking Deck. See from the parking deck below.

  2. From U.S. 129, Jefferson

    Take U.S. 129 South into Athens, where it becomes Prince Avenue. Cross over the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10) and travel until you reach Milledge Avenue. Turn right onto Milledge Avenue and proceed until you reach Broad Street. Turn left onto Broad Street. Continue until you reach Lumpkin Street. Turn right onto Lumpkin Street and proceed approximately 1 mile until you reach the South Campus Parking Deck on your left. If you miss the entrance to the parking deck, continue to the traffic light and turn left onto Carlton Street. From Carlton street turn left onto Sanford Drive then turn left into the South Campus Parking Deck. See from the parking deck below.

  3. From GA 106

    GA 106 ends when it intersects with U.S. 29. Turn right onto U.S. 29, which becomes the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks then turn right onto East Campus Road, then left onto Carlton Street. From Carlton Street turn right onto Sanford Drive then turn left into the South Campus Parking Deck. See from the parking deck below.

  4. From U.S. 29, Danielsville

    U.S. 29 South becomes the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks then turn right onto East Campus Road, then left onto Carlton Street. From Carlton Street turn right onto Sanford Drive then turn left into the South Campus Parking Deck. See from the parking deck below.

From the South:

Take U.S. 441 North until you reach the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10). Turn right onto Loop 10. Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn left onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks then turn right onto East Campus Road, then left onto Carlton Street. From Carlton Street turn right onto Sanford Drive then turn left into the South Campus Parking Deck. See from the parking deck below.

From the East:

When approaching from the east on U.S. 78, travel under the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10), then at the next traffic signal, take a left onto Loop 10 going westbound. Exit Loop 10 at College Station Road. Turn right onto College Station Road. Proceed until you cross the railroad tracks then turn right onto East Campus Road, then left onto Carlton Street. From Carlton Street turn right onto Sanford Drive then turn left into the South Campus Parking Deck. See from the parking deck below.

From the West:

  1. From U.S. 78

    When approaching Athens eastbound on U.S. 78, follow U.S. 78 east as it turns right at GA 316. Then follow directions for GA 316 below. 

  2. From GA 316

    When approaching Athens on GA 316, go past the Athens Perimeter (Loop 10) and GA 316 becomes Epps Bridge Parkway. Continue on Epps Bridge Parkway until you reach the Atlanta Highway then keep to the right going east on the Atlanta Highway (U.S. 78). This becomes West Broad Street as you approach downtown Athens. Continue until you reach Lumpkin Street. Turn right onto Lumpkin Street and proceed approximately 1 mile until you reach the South Campus Parking Deck on your left. If you miss the entrance to the parking deck, continue to the traffic light and turn left onto Carlton Street. From Carlton street turn left onto Sanford Drive then turn left into the South Campus Parking Deck. See from the parking deck below.

From Nearby Major Interstates:

Traveling south from the Carolinas on Interstate 85, exit at U.S. 441 South (exit 149) through Commerce, Georgia, then follow directions (from the North, #1) above. 

Traveling north from Atlanta on Interstate 85, exit onto GA 316 (University Parkway Exit 106) then follow directions (from the West, #2) above. 

Traveling west from Augusta on Interstate 20, exit onto U.S. 78 West (exit 172) then follow directions (from the East) above. 

From the Parking Deck to the Science Library:

Walk out the South Campus Parking Deck's Sanford Drive exit and turn left. Walk about a block and turn right at the first driveway on your right (Dawson Hall driveway). Continue on the sidewalk past Dawson Hall. You will see the Science Library on your right [map]. Handicapped parking is available in lots beside the Science Library and on Brooks Drive. More parking information.

From the Main Library to the Science Library:

(see printable map

Take the Milledge Avenue bus from the stop on the west side of Jackson Street, or the North/South bus from the stop on the east side of Jackson Street, to the stop opposite Soule Hall on Sanford Drive.  Follow the sidewalk that runs between Soule and  Dawson Hall to the Science Library [map]. 

 

Thanks to the Georgia Center for permission to use the text from their Directions page.