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Chessa Field Directions

FROM SOUTHWEST OHIO OR CINCINNATI

If you are traveling from the southwest or passing through Cincinnati, take I-275 around to the east side of Cincinnati.

If traveling from the Cincinnati airport, follow the signs to I-275 East toward Cincinnati/I-71/I-75. Follow I-275 for approximately 24 miles.

Take Exit 63 B onto OH-32 East. Follow OH-32 East to Athens. If you are driving from the Chillicothe area, take US-50 E to Athens.

Just West of Albany, OH, at the Ohio University Airport, OH-32 East joins together with US-50 East. Continue East on OH-32/US-50 for approximately 9 miles.

Take Exit 17, for OH-682 North. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto Richland Avenue, to cross the Hocking River and enter the Ohio University campus. At the first traffic light, take a left. Chessa Field is approximately mile down the road on your left.


FROM NORTHEAST OHIO OR CLEVELAND

If you are driving from the Cleveland or Akron area, take I-77 South toward Marietta. OH -821 South runs along parallel to I-77 therefore, as you travel along I-77 you will pass several exits for OH-821.

Just before Marietta, take Exit 6, marked "Lower Salem & Marietta" and "OH-821 South." At the off-ramp stop sign, turn right, following the sign "to OH-7 South."

Go a couple of miles to the "T" intersection at the end of OH-821, where there is a traffic light; turn left onto OH-60 South, and drive another couple of miles into town, straight through several traffic lights.

Turn right at a traffic light immediately following the sign for "Junction OH-7", onto OH-7 South, and drive along the Ohio River to Belpre.

Stay on OH-7 as it joins US-50 West and OH-32 West at Belpre (across the Ohio River from Parkersburg, WV; this happens at the first bridge over the Ohio River south of Marietta). Once you are on US-50 West, in Belpre, you have about 45 minutes still to go.

Stay on US-50 West all the way up the Hocking River valley to the city of Athens. This will require an exit from the OH-7 four-lane less than a mile west of the small sign to turn left for "downtown Coolville."

After US-50 joins US-33 in Athens, take Exit 17, for OH-682 North. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto Richland Avenue, to cross the Hocking River and enter the Ohio University campus. At the first traffic light, take a left. Chessa Field is approximately mile down the road on your left.


FROM NORTHWEST OHIO OR COLUMBUS

If you are traveling from the northwest or passing through Columbus, take I-270 around to the southeast side of Columbus.

If traveling from the Columbus airport, follow the signs to I-270 South toward Wheeling. Follow I-270 for approximately 10 miles.

Take Exit 46 B onto US-33 East. Follow US-33 for approximately 68 miles. After passing Lancaster, Logan and through Nelsonville, pass the first exit for OH-682 (for "The Plains").

After US-33 joins with US-50 in Athens, take Exit 17, for OH-682 North. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto Richland Avenue, to cross the Hocking River and enter the Ohio University campus. At the first traffic light, take a left. Chessa Field is approximately ¼ mile down the road on your left.