Getting to Carnegie Mellon from the East
From the PA Turnpike to Carnegie Mellon
Take the PA Turnpike exit 6 to I-376 West (Parkway East).
You'll want to be in the right hand lane as you enter the
tunnel just past exit 9. About 100 meters after the tunnel,
take exit 8. Slow down immediately, because the exit ramp curves
Now get in the left hand lane, but be careful, as there is
a poorly designed merge in the left lane. Take the first left,
to head into Squirrel Hill (the road is Forward Ave but there's
The first light is a five-way intersection. Turn left at the
light onto Murray Ave (not the extra-sharp left; Murray is at
10 o'clock, the extra-sharp one is at 7 o'clock).
Follow Murray Ave uphill for about 1/2 mile, past 4 or 5 lights.
Turn left onto Forbes Ave. There is a Gulf station and a church
at the intersection.
Stay on Forbes, even as it curves right and heads downhill.
At the bottom of the hill you'll see the campus on your left.
Enter the parking garage either at the Beeler Street light or
go past it and enter from the other end.
Directions from garage to Wean Hall