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Directions to CLP-Woods Run

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Woods Run
1201 Woods Run Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: 412.761.3730
FAX: 412.761.3445
E-mail: woodsrun@carnegielibrary.org

Get Directions | Public Transit | Automobile

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Woods Run is approximately 3.1 miles north of Downtown Pittsburgh, across the Allegheny River. The library is located on Woods Run Avenue near Brighton Road.

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By Public Transit

Current schedules, fares and routes for public transit are available on the Port Authority of Allegheny County website. You can use their Trip Planner to find the next bus from your location to the library.

From Downtown:

  1. Board a 16 "Brighton" bus on 7th Street at Penn Avenue.
  2. Leave the bus at Woods Run Avenue at Brighton Road.
  3. Walk one block to the right on Woods Run Avenue.

From Oakland:

Requires a transfer.

  1. Board a 500 "Bellevue-West View-Oakland-Downtown" at 5th Avenue and Tennyson.
  2. Leave the bus at North Avenue and Arch.
  3. Board a 16 "Brighton" bus at North Avenue and Arch.
  4. Leave the bus at Brighton Road and Woods Run.
  5. Walk one block to the right on Woods Run Avenue.
OR
  1. Board a 61D "Murray-Downtown via Oakland" at 5th Avenue and Bigelow.
  2. Leave the bus at 6th Avenue and Wood.
  3. Board a 16 "Brighton" bus at 7th Street and Penn.
  4. Leave the bus at Brighton Road and Woods Run.
  5. Walk one block to the right on Woods Run Avenue.

By Automobile

Parking lot and street parking are available.

From Oakland:

  1. Turn left onto 5th Avenue from S. Craig Street.
  2. Slight left to merge onto PA-885 N/Boulevard of the Allies toward I-579/I-376 W.
  3. Merge onto I-376 W via the ramp to Downtown
  4. Take exit 1A for I-279 N/Fort Duquesne Bridge toward North Shore.
  5. Merge onto I-279 N
  6. Take exit 1c on the left to merge onto PA-65 N toward US-19/Ohio River Boulevard
  7. Take the US 19 North exit toward Wexford.
  8. Keep left at the fork in the ramp.
  9. Keep straight onto Marshall Avenue.
  10. At light, turn left onto Brighton Road.
  11. At second light, turn right onto Woods Run Avenue.
  12. Arrive at 1201 Woods Run Avenue on right.

From the North: Ohio River Blvd.

  1. Drive south on Ohio River Boulevard (Rt. 65) to McKees Rocks Bridge.
  2. Turn left at light onto Brighton Heights Boulevard.
  3. Continue on Termon Avenue, crossing California Avenue and continuing to next traffic light at Brighton Road.
  4. Turn right onto Brighton Road.
  5. At second light on Brighton Road turn left onto Woods Run Avenue.
  6. Arrive at 1201 Woods Run Avenue.

From the North: McKnight Road

  1. Drive south down McKnight Road/East Street towards town.
  2. Turn right onto Baytree Street.
  3. Continue on Baytree Street to intersection of Baytree and Perrysville Avenue.
  4. Cross over Perrysville Avenue to Mairdale Street.
  5. At stop sign continue with slight right to stay on Mairdale.
  6. At next stop sign turn left onto Woods Run Avenue and follow for approximatly 3/4 of a mile to library.
  7. Arrive at 1201 Woods Run Avenue on left.

From Downtown:

  1. Take the Fort Duquesne Bridge North.
  2. Continue past Heinz Field, at the traffic light, turn right onto Ridge Avenue.
  3. Proceed on Ridge Avenue through the Community College Campus to light.
  4. Turn left onto Brighton Road, and proceed about three miles to Woods Run Avenue.
  5. Turn right onto Woods Run Avenue.
  6. Arrive at 1201 Woods Run Avenue on left.

Alternate Route from Downtown:

  1. Take Fort Duquesne Bridge to 279 North.
  2. Exit Rt. 279 at Hazlett Street Exit.
  3. Turn left at light onto East Street.
  4. At 4th light bear left onto East Street to intersection of East and Perrysville Avenue.
  5. Cross over Perrysville Avenue to Mairdale Street.
  6. At stop sign continue with slight right to stay on Mairdale.
  7. At next stop sign turn left onto Woods Run Avenue and follow for approximatly 3/4 of a mile to library.
  8. Arrive at 1201 Woods Run Avenue on left.