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Maps of the Area - Driving Instructions

Up-to-date highway traffic and construction information can be found at www.traffic.com ...OR... www.wcpo.com/traffic/

Cincinnati Area Map/Information

 

The University of Cincinnati is located approximately two miles north of the downtown business district of Cincinnati, Ohio easily accessible from Interstate Highway 71 (I-71) or Interstate Highway 75 (I--75).

University of Cincinnati Area Map/Information
 

Download West campus Map

The Structural Dynamics Research Lab (UC-SDRL) is located in the Baldwin Hall/Rhodes Hall Complex in Rooms 584B, 584C, 584D and the High Bay Laboratory. Parking is available nearby in the Langsam Library Garage or in the College of Business Administration (CBA) Garage. Access to these garages is from the north side of the UC campus from Martin Luther King Drive

 

Driving Instructions

  • From the Airport

    From the Cincinnati International Airport, which is located in northern Kentucky, follow I-275 east to northbound I-75. Follow northbound I-75 to the Hopple Street Exit (exit from the left-hand lane of I-75). Turn left onto Hopple Street at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp. Follow Hopple Street approximately four traffic lights (cross Central Parkway and continue up the hill) to the traffic light at the top of the hill (Intersection with Clifton Avenue). Hopple Street changes names to Martin Luther King Drive at this intersection. This intersection is at the northwest corner of the UC campus. Follow the UC campus map(s) to an appropriate parking area.

     

  • From Southbound I-75

    Follow southbound I-75 to the Hopple Street Exit. Turn left onto Hopple Street at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp. NOTE:  Currently, this intersection is being rebuilt.  You may be required to follow construction detour signs and there may be traffic delays.   Follow Hopple Street approximately four traffic lights (cross Central Parkway and continue up the hill) to the traffic light at the top of the hill (Intersection with Clifton Avenue). Hopple Street changes names to Martin Luther King Drive at this intersection. This intersection is at the northwest corner of the UC campus. Follow the UC campus map(s) to an appropriate parking area.

     

  • From Northbound I-75

    Follow northbound I-75 to the Hopple Street Exit (exit from the left-hand lane of I-75). Turn left onto Hopple Street at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp.  Note:  Currently, this intersection is being rebuilt.  You may be required to follow construction detour signs and there may be traffic delays.   Follow Hopple Street approximately four traffic lights (cross Central Parkway and continue up the hill) to the traffic light at the top of the hill (Intersection with Clifton Avenue). Hopple Street changes names to Martin Luther King Drive at this intersection. This intersection is at the northwest corner of the UC campus. Follow the UC campus map(s) to an appropriate parking area.

     

  • From Southbound I-71

    Follow southbound I-71 to the William Howard Taft Road Exit. At the end of the exit ramp (the first traffic light), stay in the right-hand lane. At the next traffic light (the second traffic light), turn right on Reading Road. Proceed on Reading Road (north) to Martin Luther King Drive (approximately three traffic lights). Turn left on Martin Luther King Drive and follow Martin Luther King Drive until you reach the UC campus (approximately one mile). The UC campus will be on your left and you will be entering the UC campus from the northeast corner of the UC campus. Follow the UC campus map(s) to an appropriate parking area.

     

  • From Northbound I-71

    Follow northbound I-71 to the first exit north of the Ohio River (exit is from the left-hand lane of I-71) which will be the Reading Road exit. Proceed on Reading Road (north) to Martin Luther King Drive (approximately eight traffic lights). Turn left on Martin Luther King Drive and follow Martin Luther King Drive until you reach the UC campus (approximately one mile). The UC campus will be on your left and you will be entering the UC campus from the northeast corner of the UC campus. Follow the UC campus map(s) to an appropriate parking area.

     

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Local Lodging Information

The local hotels are listed as a reference for guests traveling to the UC-SDRL and requiring overnight accommodations. Any hotel in the downtown Cincinnati business district will be within two miles from the UC campus and will have restaurant facilities nearby.  Other areas that may be good choices are the Rookwood Commons Mall area (Exit 6, Smith Road on I-71, about 4 miles from campus)  or the Kenwood Mall area (Exit 12, Kenwood Road on I-71, about ten miles northeast from campus) which have several hotels and a number of restaurants.  

For further information contact the Cincinnati Web Site listed below. As always, be sure to mention your company or that you are visiting the University of Cincinnati in order to take advantage of any discounts that may be offered. 

This list is not exclusive and in no way should be construed as an endorsement. 

Uptown-University of Cincinnati Area (walking distance to Main Campus)
3024 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
TEL: (513) 281-2700
  
University of Cincinnati Medical Campus (walking distance to Main Campus)
151 Goodman Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
TEL: (513) 487-3800
 
Cincinnati Midtown/Rookwood
3813 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, Ohio  45209
TEL:  513-662-7100
 
Fountain Square
21 East Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
TEL: (888) 625-5144
TEL: (513) 621-7700
 
The Omni Netherland Plaza Hotel
Fifth and Race Streets
Cincinnati, Ohio
TEL: (800) 843-6664
TEL: (513) 421-9100
 
601 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio
TEL: (513) 381-3000
 
The Clarion Hotel
141 West Sixth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio
TEL: (513) 352-2100
 
Holiday Inn
800 West Eighth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio
TEL: (513) 241-8660
 
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio
TEL: (800) 233-1234
TEL: (513) 579-1234

 

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Local Web Sites of Interest

Cincinnati, Ohio Information
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
The Modal Shop

 

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Other Miscellaneous Information

The Greater Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau
300 West Sixth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

TEL: (513) 621-2142

 

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