Driving Directions

University of Delaware

Elbert N. and Ann V. Carvel Research and Education Center
Lasher Laboratory

Georgetown, Delaware

 

16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown Del. 19947

 

 


The University of Delaware Research and Education Center  complex includes the Elbert N. and Ann V. Carvel  Research and Education Center (REC) and the Lasher Laboratory and number of farm, research and utility buildings on about 300 acres of farmland. The center is located between Laurel and Georgetown Delaware on Route 9, also known as County Seat Highway. The REC is 4.7 miles west of the intersection of Route 9 and Route 113 in Georgetown, and  about 8 miles east of the intersection of Route 9 and Route 13 in Laurel, Del.  The Carvel Research and Education building is a  large 2-story red brick building on the north side of Route 9, and the Lasher Lab is a brick building next to it.  

 

For those of you who have visited us in the past,  all offices are now located together on the north side of Route 9, in the area of the Lasher Laboratory.  As you turn into the parking lot, the Elbert N. and Ann V. Carvel Research and Education Center is on the right, and the Lasher Laboratory is on the left.

 

From Points North

  • Travel south using US Route 1.
  • Merge onto US Rt. 113 S (Business) at Milford Del.; This will be a right hand exit.
  • Follow US Route 113S  (Approximately about 16 miles) to the junction of Route 9 (County Seat Highway) at Georgetown, Del. (there will be an Exxon gas station on the right at this light on the southbound lane)
  • Turn west (right) onto Route 9 and proceed west approximately 4.7 miles
  • You will go past a high school, Sussex Tech, on the right; there is a stoplight at the school
  • Continue past the school stoplight approximately 1.5  mile to reach the office buildings on the right.

 

From West of the Chesapeake Bay

  • Travel east across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on US Route 50
  • Turn east (left) at the junction of US Route 404 (toward Ocean Beaches and Rehoboth Beach)
  • Follow US Route 404 bypass around Bridgeville, Del.
  • Turn south (right) onto US Route 13 at the intersection of US Route 404 and US Route 13
  • Follow US Route 13 south to US Route 20 East in Seaford, Del.
  • Turn east (left) onto Route 20. Follow this road to the stoplight at the intersection of Route 20 and US Route 9.
  • At stoplight, turn east (left) onto US Route 9.
  • Proceed approximately 2 miles east on US Route 9. The offices will be on the north (left) side of US Route 9.
     

From Points South (using US Route 13)

  • Travel north using US Route 13 N
  • In Salisbury, Md. follow the exits for Dover, Del.
  • Travel approximately 18-20 miles north on US Route 13 to Laurel, Del.
  • At the intersection of US Route 9, turn east (right). The highway sign also points to Ocean Beaches and Rehoboth Beach.
  • Proceed east for approximately 6 miles
  • Our offices are located approximately 2 miles past the intersection of US Route 20 (stoplight)

 

From Points South (using US Route 113)

  • Travel north using US Route 113N
  • Follow US Route 113 N to the junction of Route 9 at Georgetown, Del. (there will be an Exxon gas station at this light on the southbound lane)
  • Turn west (left) onto Route 9 and proceed west approximately 4.7 miles
  • You will go past a high school, Sussex Tech, on the right; there is a stoplight at the school.
  • Continue past the school stoplight approximately 1.5 miles to reach our offices on the right.

  

From Beach Area, Lewes and Rehoboth Beach

  • Begin at the major intersection at Route 9 and Route 1, (Known locally as 5 Points in Lewes)
  • Turn west on Route 9, toward Georgetown. Travel approximately 12 miles. Enter Georgetown, and travel through business district to the traffic circle (locally known as the Circle).
  • Go half-way around the circle, and exit to right.
  • Continue straight on Route 9, past school on left, to stoplight at intersection of Route 9 and Route 113.
  • Cross intersection, and continue on Route 9. Proceed west approximately 4.7 miles
  • You will go past a high school, Sussex Tech, on the right; there is a stoplight at the school.
  • Continue past the school stoplight approximately 1.5 miles to reach our offices on the right.