Directions to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Headquarters
79 Elm Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106-5127
Public transportation options:
- CT Transit buses and Fastrak buses – information on routes, schedules, fares and a trip planner are available at CT Transit.
- CTRail Hartford Line – has a stop at Union Station in Hartford, approximately a 10 minute walk to our office.
- CT Rides has a Transit finder tool and can assist with customizing a commute plan.
If you are west of Hartford, get on I-84 East: Take exit 48, “Capitol Avenue.” At light at end of ramp, take left onto Capitol Avenue. Go past the State Capitol and at the second light take left onto Trinity Street. Take right at next light onto Elm Street. 79 Elm is one block down on the right, at the corner of Elm Street and Clinton Street.
If you are east of Hartford, get on I-84 West: Take exit 48, “Asylum Avenue.” At light at end of ramp, take a left and get in the right hand lane. Bear right with the road through three traffic lights. Stay in the right lane and continue following Jewell Street around Bushnell Park to Pulaski Circle (a rotary). Make first right off the rotary onto Elm Street. (Bushnell Park will now be on your right.) 79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.
If you are south of Hartford, get on I-91 North: Take exit 29A, “Capitol Area” (left exit). Keep left. Follow Whitehead Highway to Pulaski Circle (a rotary.) Continue halfway around the rotary and take a right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.
If you are north of Hartford, get on 1-91 South: Take exit 29A, “Capitol Area.” Keep left. Follow Whitehead Highway to Pulaski Circle (a rotary.) Continue halfway around the rotary and take right onto Elm Street. 79 Elm Street is one and one half blocks up on the left.
- AUTOMOBILE: Limited on-street metered parking is available on Clinton Street and Elm Street. (The on-street meters are enforced Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. including holidays.) Paid lots are available on West Street and Hudson Street.
If you have an electric vehicle and would like to charge it during your visit to the Department, please email Carmen Colon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Evenings: On-street parking is available from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. (and all day Saturdays and Sundays) at no charge as metered parking turns into free parking. Free parking is also available in the State of Connecticut parking lots along Capitol Avenue after 5:00 pm. Note: The upper parking, adjacent to the State Office Building (165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford) is closed.
BICYCLE: A bicycle rack for public use is located on the sidewalk outside the main entrance.