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Washington State University The Dynamic Compression Sector

Travel Information

The Dynamic Compression Sector (DCS) is located at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory.  For your upcoming visit, we have listed below travel and lodging information.

Transportation to/From O’Hare and Midway Airports

United Limousine Services offers a preferred rate to/from Argonne National Laboratory.  Reservations are required in advance.  United Limousine Services can be reached at 800-331-9037 (toll-free) or 630-969-3865 (local).

Accommodations Onsite

The Argonne Guest House offers a preferred rate to APS users.  Please contact the Argonne Guest House directly to secure your reservations by dialing (630) 739-6000 or by visiting their website here.

Directions to the Dynamic Compression Sector

From the Chicago O’Hare International Airport:

  1. Drive east (toward Chicago) on Interstate 190 to the exit for Interstate 294 south (toward Indiana);
  2. Go south on Interstate 294 to the exit for Interstate 55 south (toward St. Louis) (Note: I-294 is a tollway)
  3. Take I-55 south to the exit for South Cass Avenue;
  4. Exit at South Cass Avenue, drive over the overpass, and you will see the sign for Argonne National Laboratory;
  5. Follow the signs and turn into the Laboratory entrance on Northgate Road;
  6. Unless you have an Argonne or APS User Badge, you will need to stop at the Argonne Information Center.

From the Chicago Midway International Airport:

  1. Drive north to I-55 South;
  2. Take I-55 south to the exit for South Cass Avenue;
  3. Exit at South Cass Avenue, drive over the overpass, and you will see the sign for Argonne National Laboratory;
  4. Follow the signs and turn into the Laboratory entrance on Northgate Road;
  5. Unless you have an Argonne or APS User Badge, you will need to stop at the Argonne Information Center.

For a printable version of the map above, please click here.

Additional Visitor Information

The APS visitor information website provides additional information such as: driving directions, maps, currency exchange, dining options, and local weather information.  Please click here for more information.

Questions

If you have questions regarding your upcoming visit to the DCS, please call (630) 252-9854.