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Finding Us

From campus: drive up Tech Center Drive toward the CRC. Turn right on Kraft Drive. Turn left at the third entry, where you will see signs for ICTAS and ILSB. The building is located at the back of the parking lot.

If coming from I-81:

  • Take Exit 118-B from I-81 and follow signs for Virginia Tech, Blacksburg and U.S. 460 West
  • Continue on US 460 West Bypass following signs to Blacksburg (these will be the left lanes)
  • Exit 5A – US 460 West Bypass at signs for US 460 Business East and West to Blacksburg
  • Exit 5A heading EAST on US 460 Business
  • Turn left at the end of the exit ramp onto Industrial Park Dr.
  • Go straight at the first stop light.
  • At the second stop light turn right onto Ramble Rd.
  • Turn left onto Kraft Drive.
  • Turn right at the ICTAS and ISLB sign and drive to the back of the parking lot.

Blacksburg Transit operates an express route between the CRC and the university’s central campus. The bus runs every 15 minutes between the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (30 minute frequency from 6:30 p.m. until end of service at 9:45 p.m.). For more information regarding BT routes and schedules, visit or call (540) 961-1185.

Virginia Tech security department sponsors a nighttime safety escort service known as Safe Ride. Safe Ride operates from dusk until dawn and provides transportation or a walking escort to all persons. For an escort, call (540) 231-SAFE (7233).

Your Location: 1991 Kraft Dr, CRC bldg 23 ICTAS
N37 12.141 W080 24.397 or 37.20235 -80.406617

Mailing Address:

Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory
Virginia Tech, Mail Stop 0905
1991 Kraft Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061