The course will be held at the Hyatt Place Blacksburg at 650 University City Blvd., one block from the Virginia Tech campus. A block of lodging rooms is being held at the Hyatt Place until March 15, 2018, at which time any rooms not reserved will be released to the general public. To reserve a room, visit the website or call the hotel at 540-552-7500 and mention that you are with the Structural Design Topics group. A special group rate of $119.00 plus tax has been arranged. Please make your reservations early as space may be limited.
Travel by Auto
Blacksburg is located in Southwest Virginia on U.S. Route 460.
From I-81, take Exit 118 which serves all exit ramps A, B, and C. Take 118B and follow signs to Virginia Tech and 460 West. Follow U.S. 460 West Bypass to the Prices Fork/Downtown interchange (about 9 miles). Take the Downtown Exit heading east on Prices Fork Road, and then left at the first stop light. A block later, the entrance to the Hyatt Place Blacksburg is on the right.
Travel by Air
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) serves Blacksburg, Virginia. The available airlines are: United Airlines, American, Delta, and Allegiant Air. Blacksburg is located 40 miles southwest of the airport. Most rental car companies are located at the airport. Greensboro Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) is about two and a half hours away, and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is about three hours away. Both of these airports offer alternative flight options.