The Exit 3 off-ramp from northbound Interstate 787 to the South Mall Expressway will be closed from June 3 through September 3.
Getting to the Empire State Plaza
Please note, the Empire State Plaza does not have a physical address that interfaces well with GPS, Google Maps, or other mapping systems. We suggest using the following GPS coordinates to direct you to the Visitor’s Parking Lot: N 42.650674, W 73.7600
From the North
Take I-87 South (Northway) to I-90 East (Exit 1E). Take I-90 East to 787 South (Exit 6A). Take 787 South to Exit 3A for the Empire State Plaza.
From the South
Take I-87 North (NYS Thruway) to Exit 23. Follow signs for 787 North toward downtown Albany. Take Exit 3 for the Empire State Plaza.
From the East
Take I-90 West to Exit B1. Continue on I-90 West toward 787 South. Take 787 South to Exit 3A for the Empire State Plaza.
From the West
Take I-90 East (NYS Thruway) to Exit 24 for Albany. Continue on I-90 East to 787 South (Exit 6A). Take 787 South to Exit 3A for the Empire State Plaza.
Get to the Visitor Lot (V-Lot)
From I-787: The Empire State Plaza Exit ramp leads directly to the underground Visitor’s Parking Lot on the right as you drive beneath the Plaza.
From downtown Albany: Use Grand Street (via Madison Avenue) or Market Street (via South Pearl Street). Once you have arrived at the Empire State Plaza, take an elevator to the Concourse Level and follow signs to your destination.
For additional Visitor Parking, see OGS Visitor Parking.