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DIRECTIONS TO WHNRC

 

Thank you very much for your participation in our nutrition research study. The USDA, ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC) is located on the University of California, Davis campus in the Health Sciences Complex at 430 West Health Sciences Drive, Davis, CA.

 

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Driving:

 

Take Interstate 80 to Hwy 113 north toward Woodland.  Take Hutchison Road exit and turn right onto Hutchison Road.  At the stoplight, turn right on Health Sciences Drive.  At the stop sign, stay in the right hand turning lane and turn right onto West Health Sciences Drive. Within ¼ mile of the intersection, turn left into the USDA, ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center Parking Lot.

 

From Russell/La Rue intersection go South on La Rue, turn right on Hutchison Road. At the next stoplight, turn left on Health Sciences Drive. At the stop sign, stay in the right hand turning lane and turn right onto West Health Sciences Drive. Within ¼ mile of the intersection, turn left into the USDA, ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center Parking Lot.

 

Parking:

 

Please enter the WHNRC Building at the main entrance adjacent to the front parking lot. In the lobby, go to the public counter on the left side (Human Studies Unit). We will give you a parking permit to place on the dashboard of your car.

 

Biking:

 

The construction of the new stadium near the USDA, ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC) is completed. There are two (2) routes for persons who want to ride a bike to WHNRC.

 

From the main UCD campus:

 

Route #1:

1. On Hutchinson Drive near Hwy 113, turn left at the stop light. Stay in the bike lane and cross West Health Sciences Drive.

 

2. About ¼ mile your will pass the front of Genome Building on your right side. Turn right onto the bike path/walk way. You will see Tupper Hall and Parking Lot 53 on your left side.

 

3. The WHNRC building will be on your right hand side. You will see the loading area. Please go to the front of the building which faces West Health Sciences Drive. There will be bicycle stands to lock your bike.

 

4. Please go into the public counter on your left side (Human Studies Unit) in the lobby and let a person know that you are here for a study visit.

 

 

Route #2:

1.  Go the “Dairy Cattle Facility” area by way of either La Rue Road, Dairy Road or a bike path coming from the Tercero Dining complex.

 

2.  Cross La Rue Road onto a bike path/tunnel between Schaal Aquatic Center and the  “Aggie Stadium”.

 

3.  Stay on the path that passes Parking Lot 56.  Continue on the path and you will see Tupper Hall (on your left side) and the Genome Building (on your right side).

 

4.  Pass the Genome Building and you will see Parking Lot 53 (on your left side). The WHNRC building will be on your right hand side. Please go to the front of the building which faces West Health Sciences Drive. There will be bicycle stands to lock your bike.

 

5   In the lobby, please go into the public counter on your left side (Human Studies Unit) and let a person know that you are here for a study visit.

 

Bus Transportation:

 

1.     Unitrans: The “D Line” stops near WHNRC in the Health Science District. In the Outbound direction, the D line stops at Hutchison and Health Sciences Drive. Cross at the light and walk on Health Sciences Drive to the GBSF building. In the Inbound direction, the stop is directly in front of the GBSF building. WHNRC is located behind the GBSF building. You will need to walk around to the front of the WHNRC building to the main entrance on W. Health Sciences Drive. For specific information, call (530) 752-BUSS (2877) or visit their website: www.unitrans.com

 

2.     UCD/UCDMC Shuttle: There is a shuttle between UCDMC and UCD. The nearest stop to WHNRC is located at Health Science & Lot 56. There will be a short walk from Lot 56 to WHNRC. From the bus stop, walk pass GBSF Building (on your right) and

pass Tupper Hall and Parking Lot 53 on your left side. The WHNRC building will be on your right hand side. You will see the loading area. Please go to the front of the building which faces West Health Sciences Drive and go to the public counter on your left side (Human Studies Unit) in the lobby and let a person know that you are here for a study visit.

For more information for bus stop locations at UCDMC, please call (530) 752-TAPS (8277) for UC Davis employees/students, visitors and (916) 734-2687 for UCDMC employees/students/visitors.

 

3.     Yolo Bus:  Most of the bus lines that go to UCD stop at the UCD Memorial Union. Line #242 (between Woodland, Davis, and UCD) stops at La Rue at Hutchison which is near WHNRC. For specific information, call (530) 666- BUSS (2877) or visit their website: www.yolobus.com


Last Modified: 5/29/2008
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