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Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center -- Louisiana

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Getting to the USGS Louisiana Water Science Center

Address:

U.S. Geological Survey
3535 South Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

From Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR):
Green route

  1. As you leave the airport, turn left onto Veteran's Memorial Blvd, which will take you to Harding Blvd.
  2. Turn right onto Harding Blvd. and stay in the right lane to find the ramp for I-110 South.
  3. Travel on I-110 South for about 6.5 miles, then take I-10 East (left and center lanes).
  4. Travel on I-10 East for about 4 miles then take I-12 East (left and center lanes).
  5. Travel about 3.5 miles on I-12 East, then take Exit 4. This is the Sherwood Forest Blvd. exit.
  6. Turn right onto S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.
  7. After about 3/4 mile, you will reach a traffic signal for Newcastle Ave. Look for the Capital City Grill on the left. Our offices are behind this restaurant.
  8. Get in the left turn lane at the traffic signal, make a U-turn, then turn into the first entrance on the right. This is the parking area our office.
  9. Drive toward the back of the two-story, U-shaped office complex. We are on the right side as you approach the rear of the parking area.

From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY):
Red route

  1. As you leave the airport, turn right onto Airline Hwy (U.S. hwy 61).
  2. Travel on Airline for about three miles,then merge onto I-310 North (Baton Rouge ramp).
  3. Travel on I-310 North for about 2.5 miles, then take exit 1 to I-10 West to Baton Rouge.
  4. Travel on I-10 West for about 60 miles, then take exit 159 to I-12 East.
  5. Travel about 3.5 miles on I-12 East, then take Exit 4. This is the Sherwood Forest Blvd. exit.
  6. Turn right onto S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.
  7. After about 3/4 mile, you will reach a traffic signal for Newcastle Ave. Look for the Capital City Grill on the left. Our offices are behind this restaurant.
  8. Get in the left turn lane at the traffic signal, make a U-turn, then turn into the first entrance on the right. This is the parking area our office.
  9. Drive toward the back of the two-story, U-shaped office complex. We are on the right side as you approach the rear of the parking area.

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