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Directions to the Expo and Awards Ceremony in Los Alamos

Participants are encouraged to approach Los Alamos from the East via NM 502. The directions below will guide you the rest of the way.

Participants Arriving Sunday Evening: To reach the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel or the Ashley Hotel and Suites, continue on NM 502 (towards Los Alamos) at the NM 502 / NM 4 junction. As you enter Los Alamos, stay on NM 502 (which is Trinity Drive), the Best Western is at the intersection of Trinity and Central (a Y intersection). The Ashley Hotel is another half mile down Trinity on the left-hand side.

Hotel map

Ashley Hotel

  Ashley Hotel

  Address: 2201 Trinity Drive

  Phone: 662-7211 or 1-800-279-9279

Best Western Hilltop House Hotel

  Best Western Hilltop House Hotel

  Address: 400 Trinity Drive

  Phone: 662-2441 or 800-462-0936

To the EXPO

To reach the Expo Monday morning from the Best Western or the Ashley Hotel, leave the hotels and head West on Trinity Drive (towards the mountains). Continue on Trinity, and take a left upon reaching the intersection with Diamond Drive. Follow Diamond Drive over the bridge staying the right hand lane.

The entrance to LANL changed in January 2007. Vehicle Access Portals (VAPs) will allow or restrict access in a graded approach as dictated by the DOE/NNSA Security Condition (SECON) levels in effect at the site or as otherwise directed by Los Alamos National Laboratory management. Below is an image of the current traffic pattern.

Access to LANL via East Jemez Road

BUSES WILL NEED TO USE THE RIGHT MOST OPEN LANE (lane 7), so that the guards can board the buses for inspection.

Follow the traffic into the VAP and stop, you'll be coming from the top of the map below. Drivers may proceed upon verbal or hand signal direction from Protective Force officers. Continue on West Jemez Road through the first signal (Diamond Drive). At the next stoplight (just past the fire station, #41 on the map), turn left. There might be parking available in the parking garage, but probably not after 8:30 am. If you don't find parking there, you can drop off passengers and poster boards in front of the Research Library, number 207 on the map, (just south of the parking garage) and then head to the General Parking area off of Diamond Drive. Follow the green path to walk to the Research Library.

LANL parking map

 

Participants arriving Monday Morning: To reach the Expo, continue on NM 4 (towards White Rock) at the NM 502 / NM 4 junction. Continue on NM 4 until the first stop light. Turn right here onto East Jemez Road (the truck route). Continue on East Jemez Road to the VAPs as described above, you'll be coming from the right on the map above. Go through the Diamond Drive intersection and turn left at the signal just past the fire station, #41 on the map. There might be parking available in the parking garage, but probably not after 8:30 am. If you don't find parking there, you can drop off passengers and poster boards in front of the Research Library, number 207 on the map, (just south of the parking garage) and then head to the General Parking area off of Diamond Drive (see map above). Follow the green path to walk to the Research Library.

 Activities will take place in the LANL Study Center
 which is on the second floor of the Research Library.

 

To the Tuesday morning Awards Ceremony

The 9:00 am Awards Ceremony will be held in the auditorium of the Church of Christ, 2323 Diamond Drive, in Los Alamos.

 

 

 

 

 

From the Best Western and Ashley Hotel, go west to Diamond Drive and take a right then go 1.2 miles north to the church building which is on the left at 2323 Diamond Drive.

From outside Los Alamos, follow NM 502 through town and turn right onto Diamond Drive and go 1.2 miles north to the church building which is on the left at 2323 Diamond Drive.

 

A lunch will follow the Awards Ceremony.

   
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