From I-79 to Carnegie Mellon
The PA Turnpike exits onto I-79 South at exit 3. Take the exit
from 79 onto 279 South and follow it until you cross the Allegheny
River on the Duquesne Bridge (Three Rivers Stadium is to your
Follow signs for 376 Monroeville, going straight as you leave
the bridge. (There are also exits to the left and right). A
few traffic lights further and you'll bear left again, heading
under and up to merge with 376 (the Parkway). Just follow the
Move into the right lane on 376 and take Oakland Exit 5 which
becomes Forbes Avenue. At end of ramp, merge onto Forbes, which
is one way.
Past the Oakland business district is the University of Pittsburgh's
Cathedral of Learning tower located at Bigelow Boulevard. Just
beyond it is Bellefield Avenue where Forbes becomes a two-way
Continue in right lanes of Forbes Avenue past University of
Pittsburgh tower. Forbes switches to two way traffic at Bellefield
Avenue so stay in the right-hand lane following straight ahead
on Forbes. (CAUTION!!! left-hand lanes head into oncoming traffic).
Pass Carnegie Museum and traffic light on Craig Street. Cross
bridge. Pass next traffic light at Morewood.
Turn right into the driveway entrance to the campus parking
If you have no visitor's permit, there is meter parking available
in the garage and on various sites around campus. After 4pm,
parking EVERYWHERE on campus, including the garage, is FREE.
(Before 4pm, stay out of the Permit Parking lots.)