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Directions to off-campus venues

Directions to Pitt-Johnstown and off-campus locations

Directions to Pitt-Johnstown

From Points North:
Take Route 219 South to the Galleria Exit. At the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Galleria Drive. Stay on Galleria Drive until you reach the traffic light at Sheetz. Go straight at this light (Galleria Drive becomes Industrial Park at this intersection). At the end of Industrial Park Road, turn right onto Elton Road. After less than 1/4 mile, turn left onto Vo-Tech Drive. Proceed to the end of Vo-Tech Drive (cross street is Schoolhouse Road). The Picking Drive entrance to Pitt-Johnstown will be directly in front of you.

From Points East, South or West:
Take PA Turnpike to Exit #10 (Somerset). From Somerset, take Route 219 North to the Elton Exit (PA Route 756). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right. At the very next light, turn right onto Theatre Drive. Stay in the left lane and go straight through the next two lights. At the 3rd light (Schoolhouse Road), turn left. The entrance to Pitt-Johnstown is approximately 1/2 mile on the right. Another Route From Points East or South: Take PA Turnpike to Exit #11 (Bedford). Follow signs to Route 56 West. Once on Rte 56 W, you will travel for approximately 30 miles. As you pass through the community of Windber, you will ascend a hill. About 3/4 up the hill, you will pass a traffic light at Terlyn Drive. Get into the right lane and turn right onto Theatre Drive at the next traffic light. Stay on Theatre Drive until you reach the first traffic light (Schoolhouse Road). Turn right onto Schoolhouse Road. The entrance to Pitt-Johnstown is approximately 1/2 mile on the right.

The Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center (411 Third Avenue; Phone: 536-5399)
Take Route 56 West (The Johnstown Expressway) and follow Rte 56 through downtown Johnstown past the Inclined Plane, Point Stadium and Stone Bridge. Route 56 will turn into Broad Street in Cambria City (stay in the right lane). Take the second turn (right turn only) onto Third Avenue (at Immaculate Conception Church). Go one block. The Bottle Works is on the corner of Third Avenue and Chestnut Street.

Windber Medical Center - Dean Ornish Kitchen 

Take Route 56 East/Scalp Avenue through Richland (past Burger King and Team Motors). At the bottom of the hill, take the Paint/Scalp Level exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right and proceed to the first stop sign. Turn right at the stop sign and proceed through the S-curve (through an underpass). Stay on Graham Avenue until you reach 5th Street, and turn left. Take 5th Street and cross over Somerset Ave. (Windber Medical Center will be on your left) and proceed to the parking lot at the top of the hill (bear right at the top of the hill). Enter through the center doors in front of the heart-shaped pond. Take the door to the left of the elevator and someone at the Information Desk will direct you to your room. (Directions are also available at
Last Reviewed: January 30, 2007