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Directions to the Board Office
From the East (Zanesville, Cambridge)

Following are written directions to the Board office, designed for persons who are unfamiliar with downtown Columbus.

Here are some general traffic hints for downtown Columbus travel:
1. Broad Street traffic travels in both directions.
2. Third Street traffic travels one way south.
3. State Street traffic travels in both directions east of High Street, and one way west between High Street and Front Street.
4. Front Street traffic travels one way north.
5. Main Street traffic travels one way east.
6. Rich Street traffic travels one way west.
7. Long Street traffic travels one way east.
8. High Street traffic travels in both directions.
9. Fourth Street traffic travels one way north.

DESTINATIONS

City Center Mall:
1. Take I-71 South to the Main Street exit (Exit 108A).
2. Take the Main Street exit ramp (left lane) straight through the Main Street traffic light. The through street curves to the west and becomes Rich Street. Proceed on Rich Street (left lane) past Washington Street, Grant Avenue, Fourth Street, and Third Street to the Columbus City Center parking garage.
3. Turn left into the garage.
4. Exit garage on foot onto Rich Street and turn left.
5. At the corner (intersection of High & Rich Sts.) turn right onto High Street and walk north on High Street to State Street. 77 South High Street is on northwest corner of intersection.
NOTE: Although the garage is open, City Center Mall closed in 2009.

State Underground Parking Garage:
1. Take I-70 West to the Fourth Street exit.
2. Turn right on Fourth Street, and proceed on Fourth Street (left lane) past Fulton Street, Mound Street, Main Street, Rich Street, and Town Street to State Street.
3. Turn left on State Street, and proceed on State Street (right lane) past Third Street to the State Underground Parking Garage.

Vern Riffe Center Parking Garage:
1. Follow directions #1-#3 above for State Underground Parking Garage.
2. Proceed on State Street past High Street to Front Street.
3. Turn right on Front Street, and turn right again into the Vern Riffe Center Parking Garage.

Directions back to I-70 East

From Rich Street (City Center Mall):
1. Take Third Street (left lane) past Mound Street and Fulton Street to I-70 East exit.
2. Proceed on I-70 East exit ramp. No merge for on-ramp traffic is necessary.

From Main Street (City Center Mall):
1. Take Third Street (left lane) past Mound Street and Fulton Street to I-70 East exit ramp.
2. Proceed on I-70 East exit ramp. No merge for on-ramp traffic is necessary.

From Third Street (State Underground):
1. Take Third Street (left lane) past State Street, Town Street, Rich Street, Main Street, Mound Street, and Fulton Street to I-70 East exit ramp.
2. Proceed on I-70 East exit ramp. No merge for on-ramp traffic is necessary.

From State Street (State Underground):
1. Turn right on State Street, and proceed on State Street (left lane) to High Street.
2. Turn left on High Street, and proceed on High Street (left lane) past Rich Street to Main Street.
3. Turn left on Main Street, and proceed on Main Street (right lane) to Third Street.
4. Turn right on Third Street, and proceed on Third Street (left lane) past Mound Street and Fulton Street to I-70 East exit ramp.
5. Proceed on I-70 East exit ramp. No merge for on-ramp traffic is necessary.

From Front Street (Vern Riffe Center):
1. Turn right on Front Street, and proceed on Front Street (right lane) to Broad Street.
2. Turn right on Broad Street, and proceed on Broad Street (right lane) past High Street to Third Street.
3. Turn right on Third Street, and proceed on Third Street (left lane) past State Street, Town Street, Rich Street, Main Street, Mound Street, and Fulton Street to I-70 East exit ramp.
4. Proceed on I-70 East exit ramp. No merge for on-ramp traffic is necessary.

NOTE: The terms "right lane" and "left lane" refer, normally, to the second to right lane and second to left lane, respectively. The leftmost and rightmost lanes of one-way streets in downtown Columbus are normally reserved for parking during non-peak traffic hours (9 AM to 4 PM).

   
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