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Directions to the LRC

The LRC is located in the historic Gurley Building in downtown Troy, New York. Please call (518) 687-7100 for assistance in finding us.
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Directions:

From the South:
From Exit 23 of the New York State Thruway (I-87), take I-787 North for 8.6 miles to Exit 9E (Route 7 East- Troy/Bennington).
Continue with “From Route 7 Eastbound” below.

From the North:
From Exit 7 of the Northway (I-87), take Route 7 East for 4.4 miles toward Troy.
Continue with “From Route 7 Eastbound” below.

From the East:
From Exit B-1 of the Berkshire Spur of the New York State Thruway, take I-90 West toward Albany and Buffalo. Go 13.5 miles on I-90 West to the junction with Route I-787 North toward Troy. The exit lane for 787 appears even before you cross the Hudson River, and the lane exits immediately on the west side of the river. Go 4.6 miles on I-787 North to Exit 9E (Route 7 East toward Troy/Bennington).
Continue with “From Route 7 Eastbound” below.

From the West:
From Exit 24 of the New York State Thruway (I-90), take I-90 East for 6 miles to the junction of I-787 North, which you should take for 4.6 miles to Exit 9E (Route 7 East- Troy/ Bennington).
Continue with “From Route 7 Eastbound” below.

From the Albany/Rensselaer Train Station:
Rental cars are not available at the train station, but cabs are. Tell the cabdriver that you want to go to the Gurley Building in Troy, on the corner of 5th Avenue and Fulton Street, and that you want to go to the Union Street entrance — the side that faces RPI.

From the Albany Airport:
As you exit the airport, follow signs to Route I-87 North. Go 2.4 miles on I-87 North to Exit 7 (Route 7 East). Go 4.4 miles on Route 7 toward Troy.
Continue with “From Route 7 Eastbound” below.

From the Taconic Parkway:
At the northern end of the Taconic Parkway, take Route I-90 West (the Berkshire spur of the New York Thruway, which is a toll road) toward Albany and Buffalo. Go 7.9 miles on the Berkshire Spur. Take Exit B-1 to stay on I-90 West toward Albany and Buffalo. Go 13.5 miles on I-90 West to the junction with Route I-787 North toward Troy. The exit lane for 787 appears even before you cross the Hudson River, and the lane exits immediately on the west side of the river. Go 4.6 miles on I-787 North to Exit 9E (Route 7 East toward Troy/Bennington).
Continue with “From Route 7 Eastbound” below.

From Route 7 Eastbound:
As you cross the Hudson River on Route 7 (where there are 4 eastbound lanes), get into the 2nd lane from the right. Near the end of the bridge, bear right, taking the Downtown Troy exit. Go straight at the end of the ramp to merge onto 6th Avenue. Drive 0.4 miles on 6th Avenue (through 2 traffic lights). Get into the center lane at the 2nd light. Just after the 2nd light, turn right onto Grand Street. Turn left onto 5th Avenue, then left again onto Fulton St. Pass the Gurley Building on the left and turn left into our parking lot. Go through the green double doors of the 4-story brick building facing the parking lot and take the elevator to our reception area on the 3rd floor.

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