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Directions to METTOP


Below you will find directions on how to reach the METTOP Microelectronics Semiconductor Testing and Design Center located in Socorro, New Mexico. If you need further assistance please contact the METTOP facility at (575) 835-5895 or call the New Mexico Tech Campus Police at (575) 835-5434.

From Albuquerque International Airport directly to METTOP

  1. Follow the Sunport Blvd. exit lane from the Albuquerque International Airport, which leads directly to Interstate 25.
  2. Drive South on I-25 for 75 miles.
  3. Take Exit 152 which is the Escondida exit. Turn right at the stop sign and go underneath the freeway. The road will take you over a bridge and through security gates that are open from 6 AM to 10 PM. This road leads directly to the EMRTC complex.
  4. Turn right at the stop sign and continue past the EMRTC complex on South Rd. for three-quarters of a mile. The first building on the right is the METTOP facility.

From Albuquerque International Airport through the city of Socorro to METTOP

  1. Follow the Sunport Blvd. exit lane from the Albuquerque International Airport, which leads directly to Interstate 25.
  2. Drive South on I-25 for 77 miles.
  3. Take Exit 150 which is the first Socorro exit. This exit puts you on California St. Most of Socorro's motels, restaurants and gas stations are located along this street.
  4. Drive South on California St.
  5. Turn right (West) on Bullock Blvd. A Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Taco Bell are located at this intersection.
  6. Pass through two intersections (El Camino Real and Leroy Pl.) with four-way stop signs before entering the New Mexico Tech campus.
  7. Stay on Bullock Blvd. which curves to the left and becomes Olive Lane.
  8. Turn right (West) onto Canyon Rd. located at a four-way stop sign. Drive past the golf course which takes you up over a hill and then back down past the New Mexico Tech Physical Plant.
  9. At the bottom of the hill turn right. Drive North for about a half mile toward the EMRTC complex which will be visible to your left.
  10. Continue past the EMRTC complex on South Rd. for three-quarters of a mile. The first building on the right is the METTOP facility.

From El Paso International Airport through the city of Socorro to METTOP

  1. After leaving El Paso International Airport, follow the signs to Interstate 10.
  2. Drive West on I-10 toward Las Cruces, NM until you see signs for I-25.
  3. Drive North on I-25 toward Socorro and Albuquerque for approximately 147 miles.
  4. Take Exit 147 which is the first Socorro exit coming from the South. This exit puts you on California St. Most of Socorro's motels, restaurants and gas stations are located along this street.
  5. Drive North on California St.
  6. Turn left (West) on Bullock Blvd. A Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Taco Bell are located at this intersection.
  7. Pass through two intersections (El Camino Real and Leroy Pl.) with four-way stop signs before entering the New Mexico Tech campus.
  8. Stay on Bullock Blvd. which curves to the left and becomes Olive Lane.
  9. Turn right (West) onto Canyon Rd. located at a four-way stop sign. Drive past the golf course which takes you up over a hill and then back down past the New Mexico Tech Physical Plant.
  10. At the bottom of the hill turn right. Drive North for about a half mile toward the EMRTC complex which will be visible to your left.
  11. Continue past the EMRTC complex on South Rd. for three-quarters of a mile. The first building on the right is the METTOP facility.

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