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From Fairfax Campus (4400 University Dr., Fairfax, VA): Public Transportation Other Transportation Options

DIRECTIONS TO OX RD/CHAIN BRIDGE RD (VA ROUTE 123, NORTH & SOUTH) FROM THE FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.)
From Patriot Circle, continue to Roanoke River Road.*  At the light, turn right onto Braddock Road (West). At the next light you will go right to take Route 123 North, or left to take Route 123 South.

*Alternate Route 1:  Turn onto Shenandoah River Lane; Take the first right onto Roberts Road; Take a right at the light onto Braddock Road (West); Turn right to take Route 123 North or left to take Route 123 South.
*Alternate Route 2: Turn onto George Mason Boulevard; Turn left at the light onto University Drive; At the next light turn right to take Route 123 North, or left to take Route 123 South.
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DIRECTIONS TO THE CAPITAL BELTWAY (I-495) FROM THE FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.)
From Patriot Circle, continue to Roanoke River Road.*   At the light, turn left onto Braddock Road (East).  Stay on Braddock Road for 6 miles. You will see signs for I-495.

*Alternate Route 1:  Turn onto Mason Pond Drive; Take a right onto Chain Bridge Rd/VA Route 123; Take a right onto I-66E.  Follow I-66E for 4.7 miles to exits 64A, I-495 South towards Richmond, or 64B, I-495 North towards Baltimore.
*Alternate Route 2:  Turn onto Shenandoah River Lane; Take a right onto Roberts Road; Turn left at the light onto Braddock Road (East).
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DIRECTIONS TO I-66 (EAST & WEST) FROM THE FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.)
From Patriot Circle, turn onto George Mason Boulevard.  At the light, turn left onto University Drive (West).*  Take the first right onto Chain Bridge Road/VA Route 123 (North).  Follow this road for about 2 miles.  The on-ramp for I-66E will be on the right.  About 60 feet afterwards, also on the right, will be the on-ramp for I-66W.

*Alternate Route 1:  Turn onto Roanoke River Road or Nottoway River Lane; Turn right onto Braddock Road (West); Take a right onto Fairfax County Parkway (VA Route 7100 North); Follow Fairfax County Parkway for about 1.7 miles to the on-ramps for I-66 (East and West).
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DIRECTIONS TO I-95 (NORTH) FROM THE FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.)
From Patriot Circle, turn onto Roanoke River Road or Nottoway River Lane.  From either street, turn left at the light onto Braddock Road (East).  Follow Braddock Road for about 6 miles.  Merge onto the Capital Beltway (I-495) North.  Remain on I-495 for about 27 miles; take exit 27 for I-95 North.

*Alternate Route 1:  Turn onto Mason Pond Drive; Take a right onto Ox Road/VA Route 123 (North).
*Alternate Route 2:  Turn onto either Roanoke River Road or Nottoway River Lane; Take a right onto Braddock Road (West); Turn right onto Ox Road/VA Route 123 (North).
*Alternate Route 3:  Turn onto George Mason Boulevard.* At the light, turn left onto University Drive (West).  Take the first right onto Chain Bridge Road/VA Route 123 (North).  Follow Chain Bridge Road for about 2 miles.  Take a right onto Fairfax Boulevard (US-50) going East.  Follow Fairfax Boulevard for 4.8 miles and the on-ramp for the Capital Beltway (I-495) will be on the right.  Follow the Capital Beltway for about 23 miles and take exit 27 to go North on I-95.
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DIRECTIONS TO I-95 (SOUTH) FROM THE FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.)
From Patriot Circle, turn onto Roanoke River Road or Nottoway River Lane.*  From either street, turn right at the light onto Braddock Road (West).  At the intersection of Ox Road (VA Route 123), turn left going South.  Follow Ox Road for 12.5 miles and the on-ramp for I-95 South will be on the right.

*Alternate Route 1:  Turn onto George Mason Boulevard; Take a left onto University Drive; Take a left at the light onto Ox Road/VA Route 123 (South).
*Alternate Route 2:  From Patriot Circle, turn onto Roanoke River Road or Nottoway River Lane.  From either street, turn left at the light onto Braddock Road (East).  Follow Braddock Road for about 6 miles.  Merge onto the Capital Beltway (I-495) South.  Take Exit 57A to go South on I-95.
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DIRECTIONS TO FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY, VA ROUTE 7100 (NORTH & SOUTH) FROM THE FAIRFAX CAMPUS (4400 University Dr.)
From Patriot Circle, turn onto Roanoke River Road or Nottoway River Lane.  From either street, turn right at the light onto Braddock Road (West).*  Go approximately 3/2 miles and the North on-ramp for Fairfax County Parkway (VA Route 7100) will be on your right.  For the South on-ramp for Fairfax County Parkway (VA Route 7100) pass the North on-ramp, go under an overpass, and turn left.
*Alternate Route 1:  Turn onto Shenandoah River Lane; Turn right onto Roberts Road; Take a right at the next light onto Braddock Road (West).
*Alternate Route 2:  Turn onto George Mason Boulevard; Turn left onto University Drive; Turn left onto Ox Road/Route 123 (South); Take a right at the next light onto Braddock Road (West).
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EXIT LOCATIONS FROM FAIRFAX CAMPUS
There are currently 6 different exits from the Fairfax Campus.  They are: Roanoke River Road, Nottoway River Lane, Shenandoah River Lane, George Mason Boulevard, University Drive, and Mason Pond Drive.

Roanoke River Road and Nottoway River Lane exit onto Braddock road.
 Shenandoah River Drive exits onto Roberts Road.
George Mason Boulevard exits onto University Drive into Old Town Fairfax.
University Drive exits onto 123.
Mason Pound Drive exits only onto 123 north.
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