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Directions to Blanchard Education Service Center

(Portland Public Schools Administrative offices - 501 N. Dixon)


From Portland International Airport

Take Airport Way to I-205 south, travel south to I-84. Go west on I-84, following signs to City Center. Stay in the center lane. I-84 intersects with I-5; take I-5 north. Take the Coliseum/Broadway Bridge exit. Travel straight through the first light; turn left at the second light (onto Broadway). Stay on Broadway; turn right at Larrabee Ave. (just before the Broadway bridge). Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

From the East

Go West on I-84 following signs to City Center. Stay in the center lane. I-84 intersects with I-5; take I-5 north. Take the Coliseum/Broadway Bridge exit. Travel straight through the first light; turn left at the second light (onto Broadway). Stay on Broadway; turn right at Larrabee Ave. (just before the Broadway bridge). Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

Or: take NE Broadway westbound. Turn right at North Larabee (just before the Broadway bridge). Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

From the South

Travel north on I-5 to the Coliseum/Broadway bridge exit. Travel straight through the first light; turn left at the second light (onto Broadway). Stay on Broadway; turn right at Larrabee Ave. (just before the Broadway bridge). Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

Or: take Grand Avenue north; turn left on Broadway. Stay on Broadway; turn right at Larrabee Ave. (just before the Broadway bridge). Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

From the North

Take I-5 south to the Broadway bridge/ Rose Quarter/ Lloyd Center exit. Turn right at the exit. Follow signs to the Broadway bridge. Turn right at Larrabee Ave. (just before the Broadway bridge). Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

Take Interstate Avenue south. Follow signs to the Broadway bridge. Immediately after the exit stay in the left lane and turn left at the first street, Dixon. Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

From the West

Travel east on US 26 (Sunset highway) to I-405 north, cross the Fremont Bridge. Follow signs to I-5 south (far left lane). Take the Broadway Bridge/Rose Quarter/Lloyd Center exit. Turn right at the exit. Follow signs to the bridge. Turn right at Larrabee Ave. (just before the Broadway bridge). Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.

From downtown Portland

Take Broadway North (begins one block before Burnside). Cross the Broadway Bridge. Turn right at the second light after the bridge (not Interstate). Turn right at the stop sign. Turn right at the next stop sign (yes, you have traveled around a small block). Get into the center lane. Cross Broadway. Turn right at Dixon (the first street). Take the first left into the parking lot of the BESC (Blanchard Education Service Center). Visitor parking spots are immediately on the left.