Directions from DIA to CCAR

Using the E470 toll road:
Total Est. Time: 42 minutes, Total Est. Distance: 42.0 miles
  • Head west on Pena Blvd - 3.0 miles
  • Take exit 6B toward Boulder/Ft. Colling (Toll road) - 0.9 miles
  • Merge onto E-470 N (Toll road) - 17.5 miles
  • Continue onto Northwest Pkwy (Partial Toll road) - 9.4 miles
  • Take the ramp onto US-36 W/Denver Boulder Turnpike - 8.9 miles
  • Turn left onto Colorado Ave - 0.5 miles
  • Take Colorado Ave to campus and go past Regent Drive.
  • Take your very next left into the Engineering Center Visitor Parking – Zone 6304.
    If you pass the stadium, you have gone too far.
  • If you cross Regent Drive at the pedestrian crosswalk, head west across a courtyard and under the Engineering Center. (the DLC is to your right; the ITLL is to your left)
  • Go through the heavy doors and up the white stairs. At the top of the stairs, turn right and walk to towards the end of the corridor.
  • At the astronaut exhibit turn left and take the stairwell to your left (ECNT stairwell opposite the astronaut exhibit) to the third floor. CCAR, ECNT 323, is clearly marked.
Route without tolls
This more southerly route does not use Toll roads. It usually takes 50-70 min, about 10-15 minutes longer than the toll route.
  • Head west on Pena Blvd - 10.9 miles
  • Take the exit toward I-70 W - 3.9 miles
  • Keep right at the fort to continue on i-270 W, follow the signs for Fort Collins/Boulder - 6.6 miles
  • Continue on US-36 W (signs for US-36/Boulder) - 20.4 miles
  • Turn left onto Colorado Ave - 0.5 miles
  • Take Colorado Ave to campus and go past Regent Drive
  • Take your very next left into the Engineering Center Visitor Parking – Zone 6304.
    If you pass the stadium, you have gone too far.
  • If you cross Regent Drive at the pedestrian crosswalk, head west across a courtyard and under the Engineering Center. (the DLC is to your right; the ITLL is to your left)
  • Go through the heavy doors and up the white stairs. At the top of the stairs, turn right and walk to towards the end of the corridor.
  • At the astronaut exhibit turn left and take the stairwell to your left (ECNT stairwell opposite the astronaut exhibit) to the third floor. CCAR, ECNT 323, is clearly marked.