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Lyons Campus

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Public Transportation

Other than taxi, there is no public transportation available to the Lyons facility.

Driving Directions

From the East:

-Take Rt. 78 west to Exit 33.
-Turn right at end of exit ramp onto Rt. 525 (Martinsville-Liberty Center Road).
-Once onto Rt. 525, follow to the 4th traffic light and turn right onto Rt. 512 (Valley Road).
-Drive approximately 1 mile to the 2nd Medical Center entrance which will be on your left.

From the West:

-Take Rt. 78 East to Exit 33 (Martinsville/Bernardsville).
-At end of exit ramp turn left onto Martinsville/Liberty Corner Road.
-Once onto Rt. 525, follow to the 5th traffic light and turn right onto Rt. 512, Valley Road.
-Drive approximately 1 mile to the 2nd Medical Center entrance which will be on your left.

From the North:

-Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to Exit 14 (I-78 West).
-Then follow above directions for From the East.

-From points further West, take Rt. 287 south to Rt. 78 East.

-Then follow directions above, From the West.

From the South:

-Take New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 10 (I-287 North).
-Drive approximately 15 miles to where I-287 by-passes Somerville.
-Continue on I-287 North and drive approximately another 5 miles on I-287 onto I-78 East (towards New York).
-Take I-78 East, and follow directions above FROM THE WEST.

From Princeton/Trenton Area:

-Take Rt. 206 North around Somerville Circle.
-Stay on Rt. 206 North after Circle and follow signs for I-287 North.
-Continue on I-287 North to I-78 East and follow directions above From the West.

From the Garden State Parkway - NORTHBOUND:

-Take the Garden State Parkway south to Exit 142 (I-78 West).
-Follow directions above, From the East.

From the Garden State Parkway - SOUTHBOUND:

-Take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 142A (Hillside/Irvington).
-After exiting, follow signs towards Hillside, then follow signs for I-78 West.
-Follow directions above for From the East.

From VAMC East Orange to VAMC Lyons:

-Exit Campus from main drive by turning left onto Tremont Ave. Stay in left lane.
-Turn left at traffic light onto Center St.
-Continue to the next full traffic light. Make a right onto South Orange Ave.
-Continue on South Orange Ave. for 4 traffic lights, turning left at 4th light, onto Valley Street. Go approximately 7 traffic lights to Springfield Ave.
-Take 2nd Exit, marked I-78 West. The entrance to I-78 West is just past Route 24 entrance, and directly after the overpass.
-Continue on I-78 West to Exit 36 (Basking Ridge Exit).
-At end of ramp, turn right onto King George Rd. and go through 2 traffic lights, bear left.
-Turn left onto Valley Rd. See green colored VA Medical Center sign on left hand corner.
-Continue on Valley Rd. for approximately 1 mile. The VAMC Lyons entrance is on the right.
-Turn right into entrance, Knollcroft Rd., then make 1st left turn towards VAMC Medical Center, Circle 1.

Parking

The Main Parking Lot is on the left opposite the VAMC.