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Directions to the Test Track

From the Institute’s Transportation Research Building:
Follow Hastings Road to Porter Road. Turn left onto Porter Road and proceed straight through the intersection with Park Avenue, at which time Porter Road becomes Fox Hollow Road. Stay on Fox Hollow Road past Toftrees, around a sharp right turn, and when the Fox Hollow Road makes a sharp left turn, bear right onto Fox Hill Road. Follow Fox Hill Road until you reach a T-intersection with Rock Road. Turn left onto Rock Road, turn right onto the Test Track entrance road.


From Interstate 80:
Use Exit 161 (Bellefonte) to follow Rt. 220/Rt. 26 South for approximately 8 miles (after 2-3 miles Rt. 26 South exits to the right at Pleasant Gap--Don't exit). Take Exit 74 (Penn State University/Innovation Park) then merge into the left lane (heading toward Hospital and Beaver Stadium). You are now on Park Avenue. Turn right onto Fox Hollow Road. Stay on Fox Hollow Road past Toftrees, around a sharp right turn, and when the Fox Hollow Road makes a sharp left turn, bear right onto Fox Hill Road. Follow Fox Hill Road until you reach a T-intersection with Rock Road. Turn left onto Rock Road, turn right onto the Test Track entrance road.

From Route 322:
Take the Penn State University/Research Park exit merging to the right onto Park Avenue. At the intersection of Fox Hollow Road and Park Avenue, turn right. Stay on Fox Hollow Road past Toftrees, around a sharp right turn, and when the Fox Hollow Road makes a sharp left turn, bear right onto Fox Hill Road. Follow Fox Hill Road until you reach a T-intersection with Rock Road. Turn left onto Rock Road, turn right onto the Test Track entrance road.
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The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891