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Directions to WiderNet

For realtime information on local bus routes, arrivals and departures, please visit the Town of Chapel Hill's Transit page. Our office is closest to the stop at the intersection of E Franklin Street & Estes Drive. For travel between UNC campus and WiderNet, the D Route is recommended.

From Greensboro

  • Keep right to take I-40 E  toward Raleigh.
  • Exit onto NC-86 S/Martin Luther King Jr Blvd via EXIT 266 toward Chapel Hill/Carrboro.
  • Turn left onto N Estes Drive.
  • Cross Franklin St. where Estes Drive becomes South Estes Drive
  • Turn Right into Estes Office Park, 104 S. Estes Drive.

 From Raleigh

  • On I-40 W, take the US-15/US-501 exit, EXIT 270, toward Chapel Hill/Durham.
  • Turn left onto US-15 S/US-501 S/Durham Chapel Hill Blvd. Continue to follow US-15 S/US-501 S.
  • Stay straight to go onto E Franklin Street.
  • Turn left onto S Estes Drive, which is .3 miles past Couch Road. Kangaroo Express is on the right.
  • 104 South Estes Drive is on the right.
  • If you reach Meadow Brook Drive, you've gone a little too far. If you reach Willow Drive, you've gone about 0.1 miles too far.

The WiderNet Project's Offices

  • Office is on the third floor across from the elevator and stairs in Suite 301A.
  • From the elevator or stairs, step into the hall and turn right. WiderNet is the first marked door on your left as you go down the hall.

Office Hours

  • Usual hours are Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Closed on major US holidays and University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill campus holidays.
  • WiderNet IS open during breaks, like summer and winter, but office hours may be limited, so call ahead if you're unsure!