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Bridge Closure for Highway 37
Beginning March 17, 2014, the North Walnut Street/College Ave Exit on IN-37 will be closed due to construction until August 2014. All traffic wishing to arrive from and return to areas north of Bloomington via IN-37 will need to use the Indiana 45/46 exit. After taking this exit, proceed east on the Indiana 45/46 Bypass. Continue to College Avenue.

 

Driving directions to Ostrom Workshop, 513 N. Park Avenue, Bloomington, IN

From the North

From Indianapolis, take Indiana Highway 37 south. Travel south for approximately one hour to the first Bloomington exit (College Avenue/Business 37 exit). Continue south on College Avenue as it becomes one-way, then turn left (east) at the stoplight on 10th Street.  Follow 0.5 miles to Park Avenue and turn right.  The Ostrom Workshop will be on your right at 513 N. Park Avenue.

From the West and Southwest

Take IN-45 or IN-48 to IN-37 and continue heading north. Take the Bloomington exit for 45 North/46 East. Travel east approximately one hour to Bloomington. Continue straight off the ramp to the second stoplight and turn right onto N. College Avenue. Follow College Ave. to the third stoplight (10th Street) and turn left.  Follow 0.5 miles to Park Avenue and turn right.  The Ostrom Workshop will be on your right at 513 N. Park Avenue.

From the Northwest

Follow IN-46 into Bloomington. Cross over the overpass at IN-37, then continue to the second stoplight and turn right onto N. College Avenue. Follow College Ave. to the third stoplight (10th Street) and turn left.  Follow 0.5 miles to Park Avenue and turn right.  The Ostrom Workshop will be on your right at 513 N. Park Avenue.

From the South

Take IN-37 North to the Bloomington exit for IN-45 North/IN-46 East. Continue straight off the ramp to the second stoplight and turn right onto N. College Avenue. Follow College Ave. to the third stoplight (10th Street) and turn left.  Follow 0.5 miles to Park Avenue and turn right.  The Ostrom Workshop will be on your right at 513 N. Park Avenue.

From the East

Take IN-46 to Bloomington; where IN-46 intersects College Mall Road, turn right and continue following IN-46 to the next stoplight at 10th Street.  Turn left, then continue around the sharp curve for 1.2 miles to Park Avenue and turn left. The Ostrom Workshop will be on your right at 513 N. Park Avenue.

 

Bridge Closure for Highway 37
Beginning March 17, 2014, the North Walnut Street/College Ave Exit on IN-37 will be closed due to construction until August 2014. All traffic wishing to arrive from and return to areas north of Bloomington via IN-37 will need to use the Indiana 45/46 exit. After taking this exit, proceed east on the Indiana 45/46 Bypass. Continue to College Avenue.

 

From Indianapolis International Airport

Driving

Indianapolis International Airport
Exit airport towards Interstate 70 West/Ameriplex Parkway. Follow signs to and get on Ameriplex/Ronald Reagan/6 Points Parkway towards Mooresville. Come to T, which is State Road 37 and turn right (south). Follow for about 17 miles to a stoplight, then turn left, following signs for IN-39.  Go straight for about 2 miles, then turn right (continuing to follow signs for IN-39) onto Morton Avenue.  Continue just over a mile, then merge left onto IN-37 South.  Follow about 12 miles, then take the College Ave/N. Walnut St. ramp on the right.  Continue on College Ave (Business 37) south for about 5 miles, then turn left (east) at the stoplight on 10th Street.  Follow 0.5 miles to Park Avenue and turn right.  The Ostrom Workshop will be on your right at 513 N. Park Avenue.

Other options from the airport

From the Indianapolis International Airport, you can take a shuttle or a limousine to IU Bloomington.
Star of America (1-800-228-0814) and GO Express Travel (1-800-589-6004) both offer round-trip transportation between the airport and Bloomington seven days a week, nine times a day.

The following limousine services also offer round-trip transportation between the airport and Bloomington:

 

Traveling to the Ostrom Workshop by Bus or Shuttle

A number of services provide convenient transportation to enable our out-of-state students to easily get home for holidays and campus breaks.

  • Star of America(1-800-228-0814) provides a shuttle between Bloomington and the Indianapolis International Airport, picking up from six different Bloomington locations, nine times a day.
  • GO Express Travel (formerly Bloomington Shuttle) (1-800-589-6004): This service travels between Bloomington and the Indianapolis International Airport. The Shuttle picks up and delivers from four different Bloomington locations, including the Indiana Memorial Union, nine times a day.
  • Catch-A-Ride (866-622-8242) provides IU students from the Chicago land and Indiana areas with fast, safe and convenient transportation to Northbrook, Oakbrook, Schaumburg, IL, and South Bend and Merrillville, IN, for key holidays, semester breaks, and select weekends.

Greyhound, Megabus, and Amtrak all offer travel options to and from Indianapolis.  You will need to make other arrangements to get as far as Bloomington (one possibility may be the rideshare offered on the Bloomington or Indianapolis Craigslist).