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Directions to Road Football Venues

Directions to road games for RPI Football. All these assume you can make it from wherever you are to the main arteries out of the Capital District, such as I-87, NY-7, NY-2 and the New York Thruway. Distances shown are from Troy and are approximate. Your mileage may vary.
 

Alfred

Coordinates: 42.260244, -77.785565

New York Thruway (I-90) West to Exit 25A. I-88 South until it terminates at I-81. I-81 South to Exit 5. NY-17 West, which becomes I-86, to Exit 33 (Almond). Take a right after exiting and follow CR-2 East to NY-21. Turn right onto NY-21 South and follow until the road forks, with NY-244 to the right. Follow NY-244 towards Alfred, then take a left onto Main Street. Merrill Field appears on the left, less than one-half mile since the last turn, before the rest of the campus.

Distance: 270 miles (435 km)

 

Hobart

Coordinates: 42.857907, -76.992555

New York Thruway (I-90) West to Exit 42, then NY-14 South into Geneva. At the first light, take a right onto North Street. While passing the hospital, take a left onto Main Street. Travel one mile, then take a right onto US-20 West (Hamilton Street or NY-5). After passing the campus, look for three things to the left: The football field, the field house and Friendly's. The first two appear before Friendly's, with the field house off the road and the football field directly on Hamilton Street. Take a left before Friendly's and go into the entrance for the field house to park. Boswell Field is to the east after parking.

Distance: 210 miles (338 km)

 

St. Lawrence

Coordinates: 44.587289, -75.163499

I-87 North to Exit 23. After exiting head west and follow the signs leading to NY-28. Take NY-28 North into Indian Lake, picking up NY-30. Follow NY-30 to Tupper Lake, then take NY-3 West. After about 18 miles, take a right onto NY-56 North and follow it into Colton, then take NY-68. After about 3.5 miles there is a fork in the road and NY-68 goes to the right. Bear left onto Pierrepont-Canton Road, which eventually becomes Brick Chapel Road and intersects with Canton-Russell Road. Continue north on Canton-Russell Road and after crossing the bridge St. Lawrence University appears ahead. The athletic complex is to the left, along with parking. Leckonby Stadium is next to the athletic complex, visible from the road.

Distance: 210 miles (338 km)

 

Union

Coordinates: 42.817021, -73.926070

NY-7 West. Bear right when choosing at the Union Street/NY-7 fork. This is Union Street. After approximately 2.5 miles, there is a light with the college entrance just ahead on the right. Do not go into the college, continue straight and shortly reach the intersection with Seward Place. Take a right onto Seward. At the next major intersection (with Nott Street), take a right. Entrances to the college and parking soon appear on the right. Frank Bailey Field is to the east after parking. Just follow the people.

Distance: 20 miles (32 km)

 

WPI

Coordinates: 42.274307, -71.812254

I-90 East to New York Thruway-Berkshire Extension (I-90) to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90). Turnpike East to Exit 10 (I-290). Take I-290 East to Exit 17, and then take a left onto MA-9 (Highland Street). Upon reaching the major intersection, go straight, staying on Highland Street and following MA-9. Go up the hill then down the other side. At the intersection with West Street, take a right onto West. At the four-way intersection, take a left onto Institute Road. Alumni Field is at the bottom of the hill, on the right. The best parking is to the left, across the street from the field.

Distance: 140 miles (225 km)