Parking for WPI Venture Forum Events

Plenty of free parking is available on campus for WPI Venture Forum events. The lot with the most available parking is the Higgins House lot located behind the Campus Center and easily accessible from Salisbury Street.

Note on handicapped accessibility from the Higgins House lot: Handicapped accessibility from the Higgins House lot to the Campus Center entails going back out to Salisbury Street, proceeding to the Private Way entrance, proceeding to the water fountain, turning right and then entering the Campus Center.

There are several other lots with quicker handicapped access to the Campus Center, like the Quad Parking Lot in the heart of campus, accessible from West Street and Institute Road, by entering the Campus, proceeding under the footbridge, and turning left into the Quad lot.

Directions to WPI's Higgins House parking lot:

Enter One John Wing Road as the destination address whether using a mobile navigator system or Internet mapping software. Or, copy the directions below.

Google map image for John Wing Road

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From the East

Take Mass. Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 11A (I-495). Proceed north to I-290, then west into Worcester. Take Exit 18, turn right at end of ramp, and stay in the right lane. Fork right before the next traffic light onto Concord Street. At Grove Street Concord becomes Salisbury Street. Continue past Tuckerman, Lancaster, Wachusett, Dean, Boynton Street and the Private Way into WPI's campus. Turn left onto John Wing Road, taking an immediate right into the parking lot. John Wing Road is an oak tree-lined road that looks like a private drive.

From the North

Take I-495 south to I-290. Follow directions from east.

From the South and West

Take the Mass. Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 10 (Auburn). Proceed east on I-290 into Worcester. Take Exit 17 (Route 9, Belmont Street), turn left at end of ramp, follow Rte. 9 west through Lincoln Sq., where Belmont Street becomes Highland St. then right onto Harvard Street. Proceed two blocks to Salisbury Street. Turn left on Salisbury. Continue past Lancaster, Wachusett, Dean, and Boynton Streets and the Private Way into WPI's campus. Turn left onto John Wing Road, taking an immediate right into the parking lot. John Wing Road is an oak tree-lined road that looks like a private drive.

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Last modified: November 02, 2011 11:54:24