Driving Directions to UW-Platteville

General Directions:

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30 S. Hickory Street
Platteville, WI 53818

From Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Go approximately 75 miles on Highway 94 West to Madison
  • In Madison, take the exit for Hwy 90 to Chicago/Janesville
  • Follow Hwy 90 to the next exit, which is 12/18
  • Follow Hwy 12/18 west until you get to US Hwy 18/151 to Dodgeville
  • Go west on US Hwy 18/151 approximately 70 miles to Platteville
  • Take Exit 18 and turn right to follow Business Hwy 151
  • In approximately a 1/2 mile, turn left onto S. Chestnut St./ Cty Rd. D
  • Access to the general UW-Platteville Campus
    • At the roundabout, take the second exit to Markee Ave.
    • At stop sign, turn right onto Southwest Rd.
    • Take an immediate left onto Jay St.
    • At the stop sign, continue straight into Parking Lot 6
    • Parking Lots 3, 3A, 4, 5, and 6 are all interconnected

From Madison, Wisconsin

  • Go west on US Hwy 18/151 approximately 70 miles to Platteville
  • Take Exit 18 and turn right to follow Business Hwy 151
  • In approximately a 1/2 mile, turn left onto S. Chestnut St./ Cty Rd. D
  • Access to the general UW-Platteville Campus
    • At the roundabout, take the second exit to Markee Ave.
    • At stop sign, turn right onto Southwest Rd.
    • Take an immediate left onto Jay St.
    • At the stop sign, continue straight into Parking Lot 6
    • Parking Lots 3, 3A, 4, 5, and 6 are all interconnected

From Dubuque, Iowa

  • Go north/east on US Hwy 151 approximately 25 miles to Platteville
  • Take Exit 18 and turn left to follow Business Hwy 151
  • In approximately a 1/2 mile, turn left onto S. Chestnut St./ Cty Rd. D
  • Access to the general UW-Platteville Campus
    • At the roundabout, take the second exit to Markee Ave.
    • At stop sign, turn right onto Southwest Rd.
    • Take an immediate left onto Jay St.
    • At the stop sign, continue straight into Parking Lot 6
    • Parking Lots 3, 3A, 4, 5, and 6 are all interconnected

From Rockford, Illinois

  • Go west on US Hwy 20 approximately 29 miles to Freeport
  • Take the exit ramp for Hwy 26 North to Monroe, Wisconsin
  • Continue on Hwy 26 North to Monroe for approximately 22 miles (Hwy 26 becomes Hwy 69)
  • In Monroe, turn left onto the on-ramp for Hwy 11 West
  • Continue on Hwy 11 West for approximately 60 miles
  • Turn right onto Hwy 80
  • Continue North on Hwy 80 for approximately 11 miles to Platteville
  • At the first stop light in Platteville, turn left onto Business Hwy 151
  • Turn right onto Staley Ave. (by McDonalds®)
  • Go two (2) blocks, turn left onto Gridley Ave
  • Access to the general UW-Platteville Campus
    • At stop sign continue straight on Gridley Ave.
    • At stop sign, turn right onto Southwest Rd.
    • Take an immediate left onto Jay St.
    • At the stop sign, continue straight into Parking Lot 6
    • Parking Lots 3, 3A, 4, 5, and 6 are all interconnected

From Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Take US-52 south approximately 60 miles to Rochester, MN.
  • Follow UW-52 around Rochester
  • Shortly after Rochester, turn left onto the ramp for I-90 East
  • Go approximately 61 miles on I-90 East
  • Take Exit 3A and follow WI-53/Great River Rd South
  • WI-53 turns into Hwys 14/61/35
  • Continue south on Great River Road through LaCrosse (approximately 8 miles) and turn left on US-14 east/US-61 South
  • Continue on US-14 East/US-61 South approximately 39 miles, turn right on Soldiers Grove Road/US-61
  • Continue on US-61 South another 44 miles
  • Turn left on WI-129 and go approximately 3 miles
  • Turn left on US-61 South and go approximately 1 mile
  • Turn left on WI-81 East
  • Follow WI-81 for approximately 11 miles to Platteville
  • Once in Platteville, continue to follow WI-81 to the first stop light (Main St.)
  • Access to the general UW-Platteville Campus
    • Continue straight through the first stoplight
    • At the second stop light, go straight continuing on S. Chestnut St.
    • At stop sign, turn right onto Southwest Rd.
    • Continue for about 1/4 mile, turning right onto Jay St.
    • At the stop sign, continue straight into Parking Lot 6
    • Parking Lots 3, 3A, 4, 5, and 6 are all interconnected

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