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If possible, walk or ride your bike as there is extremely limited legal parking in The Ridges area. If necessary, parking permits can be obtained for $5 per day at Parking Services.


The Campus Recycling Facility is located in Ridges Building 34, marked as building 234 in this map.

Walking directions from the Greens on the OU Campus to the Recycling Facility:

From East and South green:

  • Take South Green Dr. past Peden stadium to Richland Ave. (by the Convo)
  • Cross Richland Ave, and turn left to cross the bridge.
  • Immediately after the bridge turn right and follow the steps down to the tunnel under the highway.
  • Once through the tunnel, veer right onto brick path that goes up a hill.
  • You will then come to a Y, take the left side of the Y.
  • We are the third building on the right side.
  • If you get to the smoke stack, you just passed us!

From West green:

  • Come out to Richland Ave. on the Convo side of the street turn right walk past the Convo and walk across the bridge.
  • Immediately after the bridge turn right and follow the steps down to the tunnel under the highway.
  • Once through the tunnel, veer right onto brick path that goes up a hill.
  • You will then come to a Y, take the left side of the Y.
  • We are the third building on the right side.
  • If you get to the smoke stack, you just passed us!

From up town:

  • Come down Richland Ave. on the Convo side of the street, walk past the Convo and across the bridge.
  • Immediately after the bridge turn right and follow the steps down to the tunnel under the highway.
  • Once through the tunnel, veer right onto brick path that goes up a hill.
  • You will then come to a Y, take the left side of the Y.
  • We are the third building on the right side.
  • If you get to the smoke stack, you just passed us!

Driving direction from out of town:


Coming from Columbus, Lancaster Ohio:

  • Take Rte 33 to Athens, Oh. As you enter the Athens Corporation limits, merge onto Rte 33/50/32, via exit 16A.
  • Merge onto Rte 682/Richland Ave. exit17.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, yield into the round-a-bout to South Richland Ave. (toward the Ohio University Inn).
  • Turn right onto Dairy Lane (just before reaching the OU Inn), travel approximately 1/3 miles.
  • Turn right onto S. Park Dr.
  • Make an immediate right onto S. Ridge Dr. come up to the Y we are the building on the left at the Y.

Coming from Cleveland/Akron on Rte 77, Marietta, Oh or Parkersburg, W.Va.:

  • Take Rte. 77 to Marietta.
  • Take exit 1 merge onto Rte 7 S.
  • Follow Rte 7 S. merge onto Rte. U.S. Rte50/Rte32 W., towards Athens/Chillicothe.
  • Take exit 17 in Athens, Rte 682/Richland Ave. At the bottom ofthe ramp, yield into the round-a-bout to S. Richland Ave. (toward the Ohio University Inn).
  • Turn right onto Dairy Lane (just before reaching the OU Inn), travel approximately 1/3 mile.
  • Turn right onto S. Park Dr.
  • Make an immediate right onto S. Ridge Dr., come up to the Y we are the building on the left at the Y.
Parkersburg:
  • US Rte 50 W/Rte 3/Rte 7S to Athens, Ohio. Merge onto US 50/32 W. towards Athens/Chillicothe.
  • Take exit 17 in Athens, Rte 682/Richland Ave. At the bottom ofthe ramp, yield into the round-a-bout to S. Richland Ave. (toward the Ohio University Inn).
  • Turn right onto Dairy Lane (just before reaching the OU Inn), travel approximately 1/3 mile.
  • Turn right onto S. Park Dr.
  • Make an immediate right onto S. Ridge Dr., come up to the Y we are the building on the left at the Y.

From Cincinnati/Jackson Ohio:

  • Rte 32 to Athens, Ohio.
  • Take exit 17 in Athens, Rte 682/Richland Ave. At the bottom ofthe ramp, yield into the round-a-bout to S. Richland Ave. (toward the Ohio University Inn).
  • Turn right onto Dairy Lane (just before reaching the OU Inn), travel approximately 1/3 mile.
  • Turn right onto S. Park Dr.
  • Make an immediate right onto S. Ridge Dr., come up to the Y we are the building on the left at the Y.

From Chillicothe/McArthur:

  • US Rte 50 E. to Rte 32, towards Athens, Ohio.
  • Take exit 17 in Athens, Rte 682/Richland Ave. At the bottom ofthe ramp, yield into the round-a-bout to S. Richland Ave. (toward the Ohio University Inn).
  • Turn right onto Dairy Lane (just before reaching the OU Inn), travel approximately 1/3 mile.
  • Turn right onto S. Park Dr.
  • Make an immediate right onto S. Ridge Dr., come up to the Y we are the building on the left at the Y.


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