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Driving Directions to UMass-Hinton State Laboratory PDF Print E-mail

Detailed driving directions to

UMass-Hinton State Laboratory Auditorium, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
305 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

From the South
From the Southwest
From Brighton
From Brookline
From Mass Pike (west of Rt. 128) and 95/128 coming from the North

From the South

Get on Rt 28 North towards Milton

  • Head North on Rt 3. Pass the exit for Union Street, Braintree. Watch the signs for 93 South/128. You will keep to your left. DO NOT take 93N towards Boston.  Rt 93 South becomes Rt 95North /128. Take Rt 28 North towards Milton.
  • From Randolph- take Rt 28 North, Main Street, towards Milton.
  • An option: from the South, take 128 N to Rt 28N exit 5B. If you choose this option, you will not be going as far on Rt 128/93South

Rt 28 becomes Randolph Rd. Go until the end.

At the end, make a short right turn onto Canton Ave.
It is not even a car length and you again will have to go right or left. Go left onto Adams Street. Again a short distance,
At the light, make a left onto Washington St.
You'll see a Y in the road pretty quickly. At the Y, bear Left onto Morton St. stay straight
You'll cross Blue Hill Ave. There is a Mobil station on the left after the light at Blue Hill Ave.
Go through the light at Harvard St. (New development of town houses on left). Stay straight

After the light at Harvard St, you go through 2 more lights. When you come to the rotary, you’ll be coming in at 6 O’Clock.
You’ll want to exit at 1 O’Clock. It is the 3rd right off the rotary. Do not go up on the bridge.  (1st right goes to Franklin Park, 2nd right goes to Center St in Jamaica Plain, 3rd right goes to Washington St, Jamaica Plain and the 4th right is right next to the 3rd right and goes up over a bridge)

As you come down the ramp of that 3rd turn, you'll come to a light. That is Washington St. Go through that light to the next light.

Make a left at the light onto South Street.

Go straight under the overpass.

At the next light, go Right at South St. For some reason, South Street doesn't go in a straight line.

The building is the 2nd major driveway on the right and the sign will say Dept of Public Health, UMass Medical. The Hinton building is dead ahead.

From the Southwest

Head north on Rt 95 to where it intersects with Rt 128. Follow the signs to Rt 95 North/128. (Rt 128 South/93N is the wrong way)

From Rt 24 North, the road will fork at the end with the intersection of Rt 24 and Rt 128. Bear to the left onto 95 North/128.
While on Rt 95 N/128, you will pass an exit for EAST St.

The next exit is exit 15A, Dedham.
Take exit 15A Dedham, Rt 1 NORTH, Providence Highway. You will pass Legacy Place shopping Center on your right. Keep going.

There is a light at the corner of Eastern and Rt 1. There is a Staples on your right. The next light is the intersection with Washington St.
Bear right onto Washington St. go 4.6 m

When you pass the Forest Hills T station on your right, watch for South St on your left.  South Street is at a light just BEFORE the overpass and the intersection with Rt 203. There is an earlier left onto South Street, but continue until you see the T on your right. At that light, take a left onto South St go .1 m. 
Make a right into the 2nd driveway on your right which is the UMass Medical School, Hinton State Laboratory. Park.

From Brighton

Take Washington Street towards Brookline. You will cross Beacon Street. Washington Street merges with Harvard Street a block before it ends.  At the end, Brookline Bank is on your right. That light is the intersection of Rt 9, Huntington Ave and considered to be Brookline Village but there is no sign saying that. Make a left (south, heading into Boston)) onto Rt 9, Huntington Ave.

The next light is in front of Brook House apartments. Stay straight a very short distance.

Just before the overpass, make a RIGHT onto the Jamaica Way. (on the entrance ramp, there is a right off of it. Keep to the left and enter the Jamaica Way. The road curves a bit, keep to the left and stay on the Jamaica Way.

When you come to the rotary, you will enter at 6 o’clock and you’ll get off at 12 o’clock. Basically, you want to go straight ahead. FYI- Rt 1 is a right turn at 3 o’clock and you will see a sign for the Faulkner Hospital.  Once around the rotary, the name changes at some point from the Jamaica Way to the Aborway.
You will pass the Arnold Aboretum on your right. Shortly afterwards, there will be a small sign for Forest Hills. Bear RIGHT and take that exit. Do not go over the bridge.

At the end of the exit, there is a light. Make a RIGHT onto South Street. At the next light, make another RIGHT onto South Street. The building is the 2nd major driveway on the right and the sign will say Dept of Public Health, UMass Medical School. The Hinton Auditorium Building is dead ahead. Park.

(If you do miss the exit off the Aborway, do not panic. At the end of the bridge is another rotary. Go around it and come back but DO NOT OVER the bridge. Keep to the right of the bridge follow signs for Forest Hills (frontage road). Cross Washington St (a light). At the 2nd light go left onto South St, at the 2nd light, go right onto South St. go right into 2nd driveway)

From Brookline

Go east on Rt 9 heading into Boston.  Go through the intersection at Brookline Village (Brookline Bank on the left corner, Dunkin Donuts on your right) Rt 9 becomes Huntington Ave. Stay in the right lane. The next light is in front of Brook House apartments. Stay straight a very short distance.

Just before the overpass, make a RIGHT onto the Jamaica Way. (on the entrance ramp, there is a right off of it. Keep to the left and enter the Jamaica Way. The road curves a bit, keep to the left and stay on the Jamaica Way.

When you come to the rotary, you will enter at 6 o’clock and you’ll get off at 12 o’clock. Basically, you want to go straight ahead. FYI- Rt 1 is a right turn at 3 o’clock and you will see a sign for the Faulkner Hospital.  Once around the rotary, the name changes at some point from the Jamaica Way to the Aborway.
You will pass the Arnold Aboretum on your right. Shortly afterwards, there will be a small sign for Forest Hills. Bear RIGHT and take that exit. Do not go over the bridge.

At the end of the exit, there is a light. Make a RIGHT onto South Street. At the next light, make another RIGHT onto South Street. The building is the 2nd major driveway on the right and the sign will say Dept of Public Health, UMass Medical School. The Hinton Auditorium Building is dead ahead. Park.

(If you do miss the exit off the aborway, do not panic. At the end of the bridge is another rotary. Go around it and come back but DO NOT OVER the bridge. Keep to the right of the bridge follow signs for Forest Hills (frontage road). Cross Washington St (a light). At the 2nd light go left onto South St, at the 2nd light, go right onto South St. go right into 2nd driveway)

From Mass Pike (west of Rt. 128) and 95/128 coming from the North

Take exit 14 from the Mass Pike (Rt. 95/128).  Get on 95/128 going South (Providence/Cape Cod).

Take Exit 20B - Rt. 9 East heading towards Boston.

Stay on Rt. 9 (Boylston St.) for 6-7 miles.  You will get to Brookline Village (see directions above).  Follow "From Brookline" directions from there.

 
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