Directions & Maps

 

SAMSI’s physical address is:
79 T. W. Alexander Drive
4501 Research Commons, Suite 310
Durham, NC 27709

SAMSI is in close proximity to major roads in Research Triangle Park. SAMSI is most readily accessible from Durham by the Durham Freeway (NC 147) — Exit 7 and/or NC-54 by way of I-40 East/West and is located in the Research Commons complex (building 4501).
Heading west on T. W. Alexander from the Durham Freeway (Route 147), it is the third lefthand entrance into the complex. Park in the first lot you see, in front of building 4501—there is a red sign saying MEMA on the top of the building. SAMSI is on the third floor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From Durham

  •  Take NC 147 (Durham Freeway) South toward Raleigh.
  •  Take Exit 7 — Alexander Drive.
  •  At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Alexander Drive.
  •  Follow Alexander Drive through traffic light at intersection of Cornwallis Road.
  •  After going through traffic light at Cornwallis Road (approx. 1/2 to a mile distance), Research Commons Business Park will be on the left.
  •  Take the third entrance into the business park on the left (there will be a black marble marker with the number 79 on it).
  •  The road will bear to the right and and a brown, three-story building will be on your left. SAMSI is located on the third floor, Suite 300.

From Chapel Hill

  •  Take I-40 East toward Raleigh.
  •  Take Exit 278 and make left on NC-55 toward NC-54/Apex.
  •  At traffic light at intersection of NC-54 and NC-55, make left onto NC-54.
  •  After going through one traffic light, turn left at traffic light at intersection of T.W. Alexander and NC-54.
  •  After approx 150 ft, road will go over I-40 East. After crossing over I-40 East, the Research Common Business Park will be on your immediate right (there will be a  black marble marker with the number 79 on it).
  •  The road will bear to the right and a brown, three-story building will be on your left. SAMSI is located on the third floor, Suite 300.

From Raleigh and RDU Airport

  •  Take I-40 West toward Durham
  •  Take Exit 280 for Davis Drive and turn left
  •  Stay in right lane and turn right at traffic light at intersection of Davis Drive and NC-54.
  •  Travel approx one mile and after crossing over NC 147, turn right at the traffic light at the intersection of NC-54 and T.W. Alexander Drive.
  • After approx 150 ft, road will go over I-40 East. After crossing over I-40 East, the Research Common Business Park will be on your immediate right (there will be a  black marble marker with the number 79 on it).
  •  The road will bear to the right and a brown, three-story building will be on your left. SAMSI is located on the third floor, Suite 300.