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Directions and Parking

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Construction alert

The Cannon Dr. relocation project may change your driving route into campus. Please see directions below.  Call 614-688-3763 for directions assistance.

May 7 – Mid-August 2018
Northbound SR- 315 Exit Ramp to Medical Center Drive / King Avenue Closed.

Please use Lane Ave. exit and follow directions on this page.


June 11 – Late November 2018
Entrance Ramp to Southbound SR-315 at Cannon Drive and 12th Avenue Closed.

When leaving the dental clinic, please turn left out of the 12th Avenue garage, right to Neil Ave., and right to King Ave. Turn left on Olentangy River Rd. to access SR-315 South OR right on Olentangy River Rd. to access SR-315 North.


Parking

The 12th Avenue Garage (340 W. 12th Ave., 43210) is nearest to clinics. The garage is located on the south side of Herrick Dr. and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor. Follow the walkway signs to Dental Clinics entrance. 

If the 12th Avenue Garage is full, please use the North Cannon Garage, which is located just up the street to the west.

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Driving Directions

Detour around Cannon Dr. closing

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From the North

  • Take I-270 to SR 315 south
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • From SR 315 south, turn left onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the South

  • Take I-71 north to SR 315 north
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • From SR 315 north, turn right onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the East

  • Take I-70 West to SR 315 north
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • Turn right onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the West

  • Take SR 315 north
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • Turn right onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

Public Transportation - COTA Bus Service

The COTA Bus System serves the College of Dentistry area, stopping at the intersection of West 12th Avenue and Neil Avenue. For schedule information, please call (614) 228-1776 or visit COTA's web site.