Venue and Hotel Information

Yeh CenterYeh Center

Address: 205 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217.244.0857

All conference sessions will be held at the Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory (NCEL) in the M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Student Center within the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  The Newmark Civil Engineering Lab is located on the north edge of campus..

Click here for a Campus Map.

The hotels blocked for this event are the Hampton Inn and the Illini Union Hotel. The Hampton Inn is located just one block from the Yeh Center and campus and is also within walking distance of several restaurants. The Illini Union Hotel is located three blocks from the Yeh Center and is in the heart of campus and is also conveniently located within walking distance of several shops and restaurants.

Please contact Vicki Dixon if you have any questions regarding the venue or hotel information.

Hotel Accommodations

** We strongly recommend that you make your hotel reservations as soon as possible **

Hampton Inn LogoHampton Inn - 1 block from conference site

Address: 1200 West University Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Website: http://www.hampton.com
Phone: 1.217.337.1100
Facsimile: 1.217.337.1143
Conference Room Rate: $109.00 per night
Please directly book your hotel stay online or by phone by asking for the RailTEC Crosstie & Fastener Symposium block of rooms. The hotel block will be released on May 14th, 2012.
Click here for map and driving directions.

Hampton Inn Exterior   Hampton Inn Lobby   Hampton Inn Room

Illini Union HotelIllini Union - 3 blocks from conference site

Address: 1401 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Website: http://union.illinois.edu/hotel/about.aspx
Phone: 1.217.333.1241
E-mail: IU-Hotel@ad.uiuc.edu
Conference Room Rates: Double $99.00/night, Queen $104.00/night, King $109.00/night
Please book your hotel stay directly at http://www.union.illinois.edu/Hotel/about.aspx or by phone: 217.333.1241, ask for the “RailTEC Crosstie & Fastener Symposium” block of rooms.
Click here for driving directions. Click here for University of Illinois map. The hotel block will be released on May 11th, 2012.


Illini Union Hotel Exterior Illini Union Hotel LobbyGathering at Illini Union Hotel