Directions

Important Note: Effective Feb. 15, 2016, Jefferson Lab’s main entrance is closed to all traffic. Excavation work is underway at the main entrance – at the intersection of Jefferson Ave. and Lawrence Drive. Please follow the directions below to access Jefferson Lab, including access to the main parking lot of CEBAF Center.

From Washington, D.C.
- take I-95 south toward Richmond
- near Richmond take I-295 south to I-64 east
- take I-64 east to Newport News
- take exit 255 (toward Jefferson Avenue)
- then take exit 255A onto Jefferson Avenue ...

From Norfolk/Virginia Beach
- take I-64 west toward Richmond
- take exit 255 (toward Jefferson Avenue)
- take exit 255A onto Jefferson Avenue...

Once on Jefferson Ave (143 South)
- go to the fifth (5th) traffic light (approximately 1- 1.5 miles)
- at the intersection of Hogan Drive, move into the right left-turn lane (labeled “For all other traffic”)
- turn left onto Hogan Drive (stay on Hogan Drive, staying in the right lane)
- go approximately one block/one-quarter mile and turn right onto Rattley Road
- go approximately 300 feet on Rattley Road and you will be adjacent to the entrance to the CEBAF Center parking lot

If you are a visitor, please park in the CEBAF Center parking lot and follow the main sidewalk to the front of the building (on south side of building).

Proceed to CEBAF Center front doors. Follow instructions to gain entrance.

Access to buildings is by card key or under escort.

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