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Directions to Newport News Shipbuilding & Parking Options

NNS is a large facility with many potential areas for visitors to access. Contact your NNS representative for specific information on the building(s) you may be visiting and they can provide detailed access requirement, directions, and parking guidance. Below are directions and parking guidance for commonly visited locations:

Directions to Buildings 520 (230 41st St Newport News, VA 23607)
Building 86 (4101 Washington Ave, Newport News, VA 23607):

From Richmond:

Proceed on I-64 East to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 South, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street. - proceed on 35th street make a right on Washington Ave. Proceed down Washington Ave and make a right onto 41st Street. Building 520 is on your right hand side.  Building 86 is on Washington Ave facing the "Dorothy" tugboat.

From Norfolk:

Proceed on I-64 West to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 North, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street. - proceed on 35th street make a right on Washington Ave. Proceed down Washington Ave and make a right onto 41st Street. Building 520 is on your right hand side.  Building 86 is on Washington Ave facing the "Dorothy" tugboat.

Visitor Parking
Parking is available in the marked visitor spaces located in the parking lot in front of building 520. You must check in at the guard station in the lobby of 520 if you park in this lot. There are also paid lots (All Right Parking) available on 39th St and Huntington Ave (Behind the badge office) and on the corner of 45th St and Washington Ave.

Directions to Building 901:

From Richmond:

Proceed on I-64 East to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 South, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street. Proceed on 35th street make a left on Washington Ave. Go 5 blocks to 29th Street. Building 901 is on the corner of Washington Ave and 29th street on the left side.

From Norfolk:

Proceed on I-64 West to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 North, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street. - proceed on 35th street make a left on Washington Ave. Go 5 blocks to 29th Street. Building 901 is on the corner of Washington Ave and 29th street on the left side.

Visitor Parking

Parking is available in the marked visitor spaces across the street. When entering the building visitors must sign in.


Directions to Building 902:

From Richmond:

Proceed on I-64 East to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 South, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street.  At stoplight make a left onto Huntington Ave and go 5 blocks to 29th street. Building 902 will be on your left hand side between 28th and 26th streets.

From Norfolk:

Proceed on I-64 West to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 North, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street. At stoplight make a left onto Huntington Ave and go 5 blocks to 29th street. Building 902 will be on your left hand side between 28th and 26th streets.

Visitor Parking

Parking is available in the marked visitor spaces across the street. When entering the building visitors must sign in.


Directions to Building 903:

From Richmond:

Proceed on I-64 East to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 South, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street.  At stoplight make a left onto Huntington Ave and go 5 blocks to 29th street. Building 902 will be on your left hand side between 29th and 28th streets.

From Norfolk:

Proceed on I-64 West to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 North, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to 35th street., keep left to end of ramp which exits on 35th street. At stoplight make a left onto Huntington Ave and go 5 blocks to 29th street. Building 902 will be on your left hand side between 29th and 28th streets.

Visitor Parking

Parking is available in the marked visitor spaces across the street. When entering the building visitors must sign in.


Directions to Main Receiving (2175 Aluminum Ave, Hampton VA 23661):

A recording giving directions to the NNS Main Receiving can be heard by calling (757) 380-3030.

From Richmond:

Proceed on I-64 East to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 South, Downtown Newport News, 2 miles approx. to Exit 3 – Aberdeen Rd. exit, turn right at the bottom of the ramp and go approx. ¼ mile to the first red light. Turn left onto Aluminum Ave. go approx. ½ to the third entrance on the left. Turn left into 2175 Aluminum Ave.

From Norfolk:

Proceed on I-64 West to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 North, Downtown Newport News, 2 miles approx. to Exit 3 – Aberdeen Rd. exit, turn right at the bottom of the ramp and go approx. ¼ mile to the first red light. Turn left onto Aluminum Ave. go approx. ½ to the third entrance on the left. Turn left into 2175 Aluminum Ave.  

Visitor Parking

Parking is available in the front of this building. Spaces are not number or marked visitor. You may park in any space.  Truck delivery is at the back of the building.


Directions to the VIS Fate - Primary Main Facility Access Point:

From Richmond:

Proceed on I-64 East to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 South, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to Warwick Blvd., bear right to end of ramp which exits on Warwick Blvd. and 36th Street - proceed on Warwick Blvd. to Mercury Blvd. overpass.  Get into the left-hand turn lane.  Once you pass under the overpass turn left following the signs for the James River Bridge.  Take the ramp to Mercury Blvd. and immediately get into the left lane.  At the first red light turn left onto River Road, continue on River Road until it splits with Shipyard Drive to the Right.  Stay to the right onto Shipyard Drive.

From Norfolk:

Proceed on I-64 West to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 North, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 5 - 35th Street exit, bear right, proceed approx. 1/4 mile to Warwick Blvd., bear right to end of ramp which exits on Warwick Blvd. and 36th Street - proceed on Warwick Blvd. to Mercury Blvd. overpass.  Get into the left-hand turn lane. Once you pass under the overpass turn left following the signs for the James River Bridge. Take the ramp to Mercury Blvd. and immediately get into the left lane. At the first red light turn left onto River Road, continue on River Road until it splits with Shipyard Drive to the Right.  Stay to the right onto Shipyard Drive.

Visitor Parking

Parking is available on the backside of the Innovation building. This building is located at the furthest end of the north yard parking lot. The top of the building reads “Innovation Building” There are a few parking spaces marked for visitors.

 

Directions to VASCIC (2401 West Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607):

From Richmond:

Proceed on I-64 East to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 South, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 6 26th Street. Proceed straight ahead on 26th street, through 2 stop lights.  At STOP sign turn left on West Ave.  Visitors turn right into VASCIC entrance, just past the Victory Arch.

From Norfolk:

Proceed on I-64 West to Exit 264 (I-664 Downtown Newport News) bear right, proceed on I-664 North, Downtown Newport News, 4 miles approx. to Exit 6 26th Street. Proceed straight ahead on 26th street, through 2 stop lights.  At STOP sign turn left on West Ave.  Visitors turn right into VASCIC entrance, just past the Victory Arch.

Visitor Parking
Detailed here

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