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Maps & Directions

 

Driving Directions

From O'Hare International Airport

When leaving the airport area, take I-190 East towards Chicago. Take the tollway I-294 South towards Indiana. Take I-55 South towards St. Louis. Take the exit South Cass Ave and make a right turn onto Northgate Road at the Argonne sign. Driving time: appr. 30 minutes.

From Midway Airport

When leaving the airport area, make a left turn onto Cicero Ave North. Make a left turn onto I-55 South towards St. Louis. Take the exit South Cass Ave and make a right turn onto Northgate Road at the Argonne sign. Driving time: appr. 20 minutes.

From Chicago

Take I-55 South towards St. Louis. Take the exit South Cass Ave and make a right turn onto Northgate Road at the Argonne sign. Driving time: appr. 45 minutes.

Highways

Interstate 55 (Stevenson) is located just north of Argonne and the exit South Cass Ave is just north of Northgate Road, the street leading directly to Argonne's main gate.

Highway Exits & Argonne Gates

Interstate 55 (Stevenson) is located just north of Argonne and the exit South Cass Ave is just north of Northgate Road, the street leading directly to Argonne's main gate. The exit South Lemont Road is located just north of Westgate Road and may be used to enter Argonne through the West Gate (limited access for visitors).

Public Transportation

  • To reach Argonne by public transportation, take the Metra train to the Westmont Metra station. PACE bus #715 provides morning and evening connections between Westmont and Argonne. For details, please consult the PACE schedule.
  • A free shuttle bus makes round trips between Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Chicago.

Argonne Gates and Building Location

  • Ask for a map at the Main Gate or the Argonne Information Center when you arrive.
  • Location of Building 360 (Home of the former TD Division)
    After entering Argonne through the Main Gate on Northgate Road, make an immediate left turn to Outer Circle Road. Follow Outer Circle Road and then turn left on Southwood Drive. Take then once more left to Rock Drive. Building 360 will be on the right side of the road.
  • Location of Building 208 (Home of the former RAE Division)
    After entering Argonne through the Main Gate on Northgate Road, make an immediate right turn to stay on Northgate Road. Northgate Road will curve left and end at Inner Circle Road. Turn right (west) onto Inner Circle Road. By continuing straight, Inner Circle Road turns into West Gate Road. Building 208 will be on the right side of the road.

Lodging

A Guest House located within the Argonne campus offers various lodging possibilities.
More on Lodging at the Argonne Guest House

NE Contact information

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RESOURCES:

  • Visit Argonne - For more information about shuttle buses (between Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Chicago), accommodations, foreign visits and assignments, safety on site.
  • Argonne on Google Maps

DOWNLOADS:

  • Map of Argonne campus - Map of the Argonne Campus with building locator. Use this map to easily locate Buildings 360 and 208 (homes of the Nuclear Engineering Division).

In the Press

Having a Meltdown? Cool Your Engines with a Nuclear Power Trip
Dennis Jacobs from the BurridgePatch wrote a great article about Argonne National Laboratory's surroundings and why they are definitely worth a visit -- burrridge.patch.com blogs (Sep. 7, 2011)

Last Modified: Tue, February 5, 2013 4:49 PM

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