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Travel Directions to Blacksburg

    direction to CIMSS


By Air

Flights are available through several major airlines to Roanoke Regional Airport (Airport Code: ROA), Virginia.

Ground Transportation

The following are options for any ground transportation you may need after your arrival. These services can be found on the first floor of the terminal near the baggage claim area.

Car Rentals


Other Transportations

  • Smart Way Bus (Bus stop located approximately 150 feet east of terminal building.)
    800.388.7005 or 540.982.6622


By Auto

Blacksburg is located on U.S. Route 460, just off U.S. Interstate 81 (exit 118), 40 miles west of Roanoke and approximately 50 miles east of the south exit of the West Virginia Turnpike (177).

To CIMSS(Virginia Tech)

  • From the 460 bypass, take the Price's Fork Road exit toward downtown.  From Price's Fork Road turn right onto Stanger Street.  The Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures(CIMSS) is on the third floor of the Durham Hall (room 310) at the corner of Stanger Street and Perry Street on the Virginia Tech campus.
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