Directions to the CARLI Office

Office Address

CARLI
100 Trade Centre Drive, Suite 303
Champaign, IL  61820-7233

Driving Directions

From the North

The drive to the CARLI Office from downtown Chicago takes about two and a half hours on a clear traffic day. Take I-90/I-94 East to I-57 South (Memphis, exit #63). Take I-57 for about 120 miles to I-74 East (Indianapolis, exit #237A). Drive about 1.5 miles on I-74 and exit at Prospect Ave. (Champaign, exit #181). Turn right (south) at Prospect Ave. and continue about 2.5 miles to Kirby Ave. (intersection with a light). Turn left on Kirby Ave. to State St. (.6 miles). Turn right on State St. and continue about 100 ft. to the first building on the east side of the street. The CARLI Office is located on the 3rd floor of Trade Centre Building on the east side of State St. (next to the Hawthorn Suites.) Use the State St. entrance, under the black awning, and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. The CARLI Office, Suite 303 will be just to your right.

From the South

Take I-57 North to Curtis Rd (Champaign, exit #232). Drive about 2.5 miles on Curtis Rd to US-45. Turn left (north) at N. Dunlap Aveue /US-45 (intersection with a light) and continue about 2 miles to Kirby Ave. Note: Dunlap Avenue becomes S. Neil Street as you proceed North into Champaign.Turn left on Kirby Ave. to State St. (1 block). Turn left on State St. and continue about 100 ft. to the first building on the east side of the street. The CARLI Office is located on the 3rd floor of Trade Centre Building on the east side of State St. (next to the Hawthorn Suites.) Use the State St.entrance, under the black awning, and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. The CARLI Office, Suite 303 will be just to your right.

From the East

Take I-74 west to Prospect Ave. (Champaign, exit #181). Turn left (south) at Prospect Ave. and continue about 2.5 miles to Kirby Ave. (intersection with a light). Turn left on Kirby Ave. to State St. (.6 miles). Turn right on State St. and continue about 100 ft. to the first building on the east side of the street. The CARLI Office is located on the 3rd floor of Trade Centre Building on the east side of State St. (next to the Hawthorn Suites.) Use the State St. entrance, under the black awning, and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. The CARLI Office, Suite 303 will be just to your right.

From the West

FROM I-74
Take I-74 east to Prospect Ave. (Champaign, exit #181). Turn right (south) at Prospect Ave. and continue about 2.5 miles to Kirby Ave. (intersection with a light). Turn left on Kirby Ave. to State St. (.6 miles). Turn right on State St. and continue about 100 ft. to the first building on the east side of the street. The CARLI Office is located on the 3rd floor of Trade Centre Building on the east side of State St. (next to the Hawthorn Suites.) Use the State Street entrance, under the black awning, and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. The CARLI Office, Suite 303 will be just to your right.

From I-72
Take I-72 east and continue on University Avenue about 1.8 miles to State St. (intersection with a light). Turn right (south) on State St. and continue about 1.3 miles, about 100 ft. past Kirby Ave. (intersection with a light) to the first building on the east side of the street. The CARLI Office is located on the 3rd floor of Trade Centre Building on the east side of State St. (next to the Hawthorn Suites.) Use the State St. entrance, under the black awning, and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. The CARLI Office, Suite 303 will be just to your right.

By Train

Amtrak provides daily rail passenger service to and from Chicago and downstate Illinois. Trains arrive and depart from the Illinois Terminal, 45 E. University Avenue in downtown Champaign.

By Shuttle

Illini Shuttle provides limited shuttle transportation to and from various points in Chicago and downstate Illinois to the University of Illinois campus and the Illinois Terminal in Champaign. Shuttle routes and schedules may vary according to the academic calendar.

Parking

Free parking is available for CARLI visitors in any of the unmarked spaces in the Trade Centre lot immediately west of the building, in any unmarked space in the large Trade Centre lot on the west side of State Street, or in any CARLI reserved space as noted on the Trade Centre parking map.

Accommodations

There are numerous places to eat and stay while you are in Champaign/Urbana. For a comprehensive list of local accommodations, restaurants and a calendar of upcoming events, visit the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau web site. The University of Illinois web site also features extensive information about the campus and the local community.