Directions to the LDC
The Leadership Development Center shares a campus with the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, on the western shore of the Thames River. The campus has 26 buildings on 103 acres of land. Halfway between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts, the Leadership Development Center is easily accessible by plane, train, bus or car.

Our address is:
Leadership Development Center
37 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-8103

  • 2 ½ hours from New York City
  • 2 ½ hours from Boston
  • 1 ½ hours from Worcester
  • 1 hour from Hartford

From New Haven, New York City and Other Points West: 

  • Take I-95 North to Exit 82A (Frontage Road).
  • Take Briggs Street Exit off Frontage Road.
  • Turn left on Briggs Street at the traffic light at the top of the exit ramp.
  • Continue on Briggs Street through three traffic lights. You will now be on Mohegan Avenue.
  • The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right immediately after the third traffic light.

From Norwich and Worcester: 

  • Take I-395 South to Exit 78 (Route 32 South).
  • Continue on Route 32 approximately 3 miles.
  • Take exit to I-95 South to New Haven.
  • Turn right onto Briggs Street at stop sign at top of exit ramp.
  • Turn right on Willams Street at next stop sign.
  • Cross bridge and turn left on Mohegan Avenue at first traffic light.
  • The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right.

From Hartford: 

  • Take Route 2 South to Route 11 to the end.
  • Turn left to go to Route 85 in Salem.
  • Take Route 85 South to I-95 North.
  • Get on Route I-95 North for a VERY SHORT 1/4 MILE distance.
  • Exit on Service Road to Briggs Street Exit.
  • Turn left on Briggs Street at the top of the exit ramp.
  • Continue on Briggs Street through three traffic lights. You will now be on Mohegan Avenue.
  • The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right immediately after the third traffic light.

From Providence, Boston and Other Points East: 

  • Take I-95 South to Exit 83 (Frontage Road).
  • Take Briggs Street Exit off Frontage Road.
  • Turn left on Briggs Street at the traffic light at the top of the exit ramp.
  • Continue on Briggs Street through two traffic lights. You will now be on Mohegan Avenue.
  • The Academy's Main Gate will be on your right immediately after the second traffic light.

Special Academy Traffic Regulations 

  • The speed limit is 15 mph.
  • Speed bumps and radar are used to enforce the speed limit.
  • All vehicles must yield to pedestrians and marching sections.
  • Most parking spaces are reserved. Park in spaces marked as open parking or visitor parking.
  • All drivers without a valid Coast Guard or DOD sticker on their vehicle must obtain a visitors parking pass at the Main Gate prior to entering the Academy grounds.

The Coast Guard Academy's Main Gate will be on your right immediately after the second traffic light.

Special Academy Traffic Regulations
 

  • The speed limit is 15 mph.
  • Speed bumps and radar are used to enforce the speed limit.
  • All vehicles must yield to pedestrians and marching sections.
  • Most parking spaces are reserved. Park in spaces marked as open parking or visitor parking.
  • All drivers without a valid Coast Guard or DOD sticker on their vehicle must obtain a visitors parking pass at the Main Gate prior to entering the Academy grounds.

Campus Map 

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