RRI is located on the Evansdale campus at 886 Chestnut Ridge Road, on the 5th floor of the Chestnut Ridge Research Building. An alternate address that you can enter into your GPS system is for Sheetz, located at 900 Chestnut Ridge Road. The RRI is in the tall, tan building behind Sheetz.

From the Pittsburgh International Airport to I-79 South

  • Head north toward Airport Boulevard [0.3 miles]
  • Continue straight onto Airport Boulevard [0.9 miles]
  • Keep left at the fork, follow the signs for I-376 East / I-79 East, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Turnpike East [10.3 miles]
  •  Merge onto I-376 East
  • Take exit 64A for Interstate 79 South toward Washington [0.7 miles]
  • Follow the directions directly below .

From Interstate I-79 heading South

(from Pittsburgh and Washington, PA)

  • Take I-79 South towards Washington, PA. [24.5 miles]
  • Merge onto I-79 S via Exit 21 toward Morgantown, crossing into WV. [39.2 miles]
  • Take exit #155 toward WV-7. [ 0.4 miles]
  • Turn left onto Chaplin Hill Rd/Osage Rd/CR-19/24 N. Continue to follow Osage Rd/CR-19/24 N. [0.6 miles]
  • Go straight through two traffic lights (Sheetz will be on your right). Proceed across the Star City Bridge.
  • Go straight through the traffic light at the end of the bridge, and turn left  onto WV-705/Patteson Dr. [0.6 miles]  The Coliseum is on your right.
  • Proceed straight through next five traffic lights.
  • At the intersection of Patteson Drive and 705 (Chestnut Ridge Road) there will be a BB&T Bank in front of you. Stay in the far right lane and make a right. You should see a Dunkin’ Donuts on your left.
  • Proceed through the next two traffic lights, making a right turn just after the light. (If you get to the traffic light at Sheetz, you went too far).
  • Take the small access road to the Chestnut Ridge Research Building, which is a tall, tan building on your left.

From Interstate I-79 heading North

(from Charleston and Clarksburg, WV)

  • Take I-79 North towards Morgantown. Stay left onto I-79 North/I-68 split towards Washington.
  • Take exit #155 (Star City/Osage) off I-79. Veer right off the exit ramp onto South 19/WV  Rt. 7.
  • Cross the Star City bridge, which goes over the Monongahela River.
  • Go through the first stop light after the bridge and drive up the hill.
  • At the second stop light, turn left (the WVU Coliseum will be on your right).
  • Stay in the left lane and turn onto Patteson Drive. Proceed straight through next five stop lights.
  • Before the sixth stop light, get into the right-hand lane and make a right at the intersection of Patteson Drive and 705 (Chestnut Ridge Road,  there will be a BB&T Bank in front of you.) You should see a Dunkn’ Donuts on your left.
  • Proceed through the next two red lights. Make a right turn just after the light. (If you get to the traffic light at Sheetz, you went too far).
  • Take the small access road to the Chestnut Ridge Research Building, which is a tall, tan building on your left.

From the East on Interstate I-68

  • Take exit #7 and travel north on Pierpont Road. You will go through a light and down a hill.
  • At the light at the bottom of the hill, make a left (at Easton Elementary).
    Proceed up the hill and through light at the top of the hill.
  • You are now on the Mileground. You should pass various car dealerships before coming to a roundabout.
  • Stay in the right hand lane to enter the roundabout and leave the roundabout at the second exit point you come to which is about a 90 degree angle from where you entered.
  • You will now be on WV 705/Chestnut Ridge Road. Make your way into the left hand lane.
  • Proceed straight through the next three stoplights on 705. At the fourth stoplight, a Sheetz service station will be on the left and Walgreen’s on the right. Remain in the left lane (not the turning lane), and go straight through this traffic light.
  • Immediately after the light at Sheetz, get into the middle lane (with due caution to oncoming traffic!) to turn left onto the small access road just past Sheetz.
  • You will see an 8-story tan building on the left (directly behind Sheetz). This is the Chestnut Ridge Research Building.
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