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The Frozen Car is located at Michigan Technological University in front of the Library.
To contact Mary Carothers or Sue Wrbican: frozencar@gmail.com
Target date of final freeze, Feb.4-9, 2007. During Michigan Tech's Winter Carnival. www.mtu.edu/carnival
THE FROZEN CAR is located in Houghton, Michigan on the grounds of Michigan Tech University.


UNIVERSITY CONTACT:
Jennifer B. Donovan, Director of Public Relations
University Marketing & Communications
Michigan Technological University
(906)487-4521;  cell (906)281-7530
jdonovan@mtu.edu


ADRESS OF MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY:
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295


DIRECTIONS:
Let us help you find your way to the Visitor Center located in the Administration Building on the Michigan Tech campus in Houghton, Michigan.

APPROXIMATE TRAVEL TIMES FROM MAJOR CITIES:
Marquette, MI                        2 hours
Duluth, MN                             5 hours
Green Bay, WI                       5 hours
Mackinac Bridge                  5-1⁄2 hours
Milwaukee, WI                       7 hours
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN    8 hours
Chicago, IL                             8 hours
Detroit, MI                               10 hours

BY CAR:
From the East & Southeast (Eastern U.P., Lower Michigan)
DETROIT TO HOUGHTON:

Navigate your way through the Lower Peninsula, across the Mackinac Bridge, and toward Marquette.  We suggest following US-2 west along the north shore of Lake Michigan, turning right on M-77 and heading north to M-28.  At M-28 turn left and head west to Marquette.  Once in Marquette:
  1. Yield left as M-28 becomes US-41
  2. Follow US-41 North to Houghton
  3. US-41 becomes Townsend Drive. The Admissions Office is located in the Administration Building on the west end of campus.

Turn right to enter the parking area in front of the Administration Building/Visitor Center. The Admissions Office is on the ground floor.


From the South (Green Bay, Milwaukee, Chicago)
MILWAUKEE TO HOUGHTON:

Travel north along the western shore of Lake Michigan.  North of Green Bay, you’ll pick up US-141.  From there:

   1. Follow US-141 to M-28 to US-41 North
   2. US-41 becomes Townsend Drive. The Admissions Office is located in the Administration Building on the west end of campus.

Turn right to enter the parking area in front of the Administration Building/Visitor Center. The Admissions Office is on the ground floor


From the Southwest (Northern & North Central Wisconsin)
MADISON TO HOUGHTON:

From central Wisconsin, traveling through Eagle River is the easiest way to make it to campus.  From Eagle River, head north on US-45 to M-26.  Once in Houghton:

   1. Stay in the right lane and follow the signs for US-41 South.
   2. Follow US-41 until the beginning of campus
   3. Turn left to enter the parking area in front of the Administration Building/Visitor Center.  The Admissions Office is on the ground floor.


From the West (Minnesota)
ST. PAUL TO HOUGHTON:

The most direct route from Minnesota to Michigan Tech is through Duluth.  Follow US-2 east to M-28 in Wakefield, Michigan.  Continue east on M-28 to US-45.  Turn left and head north to M-26.  Once in Houghton:
   1. Stay in the right lane and follow the signs for US-41 South.
   2. Follow US-41 until the beginning of campus.
   3. Turn left to enter the parking area in front of the Administration Building/Visitor Center.  The Admissions Office is on the ground floor.


NOT FROM ONE OF THESE AREAS?
Get personalized, door-to-door directions to Michigan Tech from wherever you are.
Our address is:
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


BY PLANE:
Mesaba-Northwest Airlink services the Houghton County Memorial Airport (code CMX), located about eight miles north of campus. Daily flights are available to and from Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN with connections elsewhere. Visit Northwest Airlines online or call 800-225-2525 for ticketing information.

Rental cars from Alamo, National, and Priceless Rent-A-Car, as well as a taxi service, are available at the airport.
Directions from the Houghton County Memorial Airport to Michigan Tech
   1. Leave the airport and drive down Airport Road until you reach the stop sign at US-41.
   2. Turn Left (South) onto US-41. Continue through Hancock and over the bridge into Houghton.
   3. Follow US-41 South through the loop. About 2 miles from the bridge you will arrive on campus.


BY BUS:
Indian Trails offers regular service to the Michigan Tech campus, downtown Houghton, and Hancock. Visit the Indian Trails website or call 800-292-3831 for route scheduling and more information.