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Getting to the USGS Ruston Program Office

Address:

U.S. Geological Survey
3095 West California Ave.
Ruston, LA 71270

From the West (Shreveport, LA):
Green route

  1. Travel on I-20 East.
  2. Take exit 81 toward Grambling State University.
  3. Merge onto RWE Jones Ave (hwy 149 South).
  4. Travel about 2.5 miles. This will take you through through the Grambling State University campus.
  5. Turn left onto U.S. 80 and travel about 2.5 miles. It will become W. California Ave.
  6. Look for our office on the right, near the intersection of S. Barnett Springs Rd.

From the East (Monroe, LA/Vicksburg, MS):
Red route

  1. Travel on I-20 West.
  2. Take exit 84 toward Ruston.
  3. Turn left at Cooktown Rd. The road will become Tech Drive and you will pass through the Louisiana Tech University campus.
  4. After about a mile, turn right onto W. California Ave (U.S. 80).
  5. Travel about 1.5 miles on W. California Ave.
  6. Look for our office on the left, near the intersection of S. Barnett Springs Rd.

From the North (El Dorado/Little Rock, AR:)

  1. Travel on U.S. 167 South to Ruston, LA
  2. When you pass over I-20 in Ruston, U.S 167 will be named N. Trenton St. The road will become S Trenton St. after you cross the railroad tracks.
  3. About a quarter mile past the railroad tracks, turn right onto W. California Ave (U.S. 80).
  4. Travel about 2.5 miles on W. California Ave.
  5. Look for our office on the left, near the intersection of S. Barnett Springs Rd.

From the South (Alexandria, LA):

  1. Travel on U.S. 167 North toward Ruston, LA
  2. As you near Ruston, turn left onto W. Tennessee Ave (Hwy 3061).
  3. After about 2.5 miles, you will reach a crossroads. Turn right on Wesley Chapel Rd. (Hwy 818).
  4. After just under a mile, turn left on W. California Ave. (U.S. 80).
  5. Look for the office on your immediate left, near the intersection of S. Barnett Springs Rd.

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