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Directions to Fairmount

From Center City or Areas South of Philadelphia

Take I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 338 (Green Lane). If driving from areas south of Philadelphia, take I-95 North to I-76 West. At the bottom of the exit ramp, bear right onto Green Lane. Go 0.9 miles, across a bridge and up a hill. At the traffic light, turn left onto Ridge Avenue. Go 0.8 miles, past 4 traffic lights, and turn right onto Fairthorne Avenue. Go straight until you reach Fairmount’s campus.

From South Jersey

Take the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway). Follow I-676 to the exit for I-76 West. You may also take the Walt Whitman Bridge to I-76 West. Take I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 338. If driving from areas south of Philadelphia, take I-95 North to I-76 West. At the bottom of the exit ramp, bear right onto Green Lane. Go 0.9 miles, across a bridge and up a hill. At the traffic light, turn left onto Ridge Avenue. Go 0.8 miles, past 4 traffic lights, and turn right onto Fairthorne Avenue. Go straight until you reach Fairmount’s campus.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike or Blue Route

From the Northeast Extension, take I-476 South to PA Turnpike I-276 West. If driving from the PA Turnpike, get off at Exit 333-Norristown. After going through the toll booth, take the ramp onto Germantown Pike East. At the first traffic light, make a right onto Chemical Road. Follow Chemical Road to Ridge Pike. Turn left onto Ridge Pike.

If taking the Blue Route, take I-476 North to Exit 18A-Conshohocken. From Exit 18A, make a right onto Ridge Pike. Continue on Ridge Pike for approximately 4 miles. After passing the Andorra Shopping Center, bear right at the fork in the road onto Ridge Avenue and go 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fairthorne Avenue and go straight until you reach Fairmount’s campus.

From Germantown Avenue Going West

Go through Chestnut Hill and make a left onto Bells Mill Road. Follow Bells MIll Road, then make a left onto Ridge Avenue. After passing the Andorra Shopping Center, bear right at the fork in the road onto Ridge Avenue and go 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fairthorne Avenue and go straight until you reach Fairmount’s campus.

From Route 309 South

Get off at the exit for Paper Mill Road, just after the Route 73 exit. Make a right onto Paper Mill Road and follow it for 1.3 miles. Stay in the right-hand lane and cross over Bethlehem Pike onto Stenton Avenue, which bears right. Make a left at the first light onto Hillcrest Avenue. At the next light, make a left onto Germantown Pike. At the next light, make a right onto Bells Mill Road. ollow Bells MIll Road, then make a left onto Ridge Avenue. After passing the Andorra Shopping Center, bear right at the fork in the road onto Ridge Avenue and go 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Fairthorne Avenue and go straight until you reach Fairmount’s campus.

From Route 1

Get off at the exit for Fox Street. At the top of the rap, make a right on to Fox street then make a left onto Queen Lane. Make a right at the next light onto Henry Avenue. Go 2.3 miles to Gates Street. Make a left on Gates Street and go two blocks. Make a right onto Ridge Avenue. Go 0.4 miles, then turn right onto Fairthorne Avenue. o straight until you reach Fairmount’s campus.

Public Transportation

If taking the Route 9 bus, get off at Ridge and Fairthorne Avenues. Walk down Fairthorne Avenue, and the facility will be in front of you.

If taking the Route 61 or Route 65 bus, transfer to the Route 9 northbound bus via connection at the Wissahickon Transfer Center. Get off at Ridge and Fairthorne Avenues. alk down Fairthorne Avenue, and the facility will be in front of you.

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