Travel & Shipment Info

Travel Tips:

Nearest major airport to Carbondale is St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Approximate highway distance between the airport and Carbondale is 116 miles. Greyhound offers bus transportation between St. Louis and Carbondale. Carbondale Amtrak provides train transportation between Chicago and Carbondale as well as late-night train transportation between Memphis and Carbondale.

Bridge Shipment Information:

For schools that need to ship their bridge in advance, please send it to the following address:

Dave Tippy

1075 S Washington St.

Carbondale, IL 62901

Please list Dave Tippy’s contact information in the special shipping instructions (618-534-1573, Let the shipping company know that the bridge can only be delivered Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm, tell the shipping company to coordinate the delivery with Dave, and send Dave any tracking information you have. This will make it easy for the SIU Physical Plant to accept the delivery and help ensure nothing gets lost or damaged. Your bridge will be available for pickup from SIU Arena on Friday (5/31) at Display when check-in begins.

***We are not responsible for any bridges that are lost or damaged***