Map & Directions
From Raleigh Take I-40 West towards Chapel Hill/Durham. Take exit 270(15-501). Go left at top of the ramp. You are on 15-501 South towards Chapel Hill. Once over I-40, start counting traffic lights. After 4th light the road forks: Bear right on to Franklin St. Stay on Franklin St. up the long hill. Go past Planetarium and UNC campus on left. Next go through downtown area (2 pedestrian cross walks). Go through main intersection of Franklin and Columbia Streets. Go through next light, 411 is 150 yards on left (after McDonalds). Parking on left after 411.
From Pittsboro Take 15-501 North towards Chapel Hill. 15-501 turns into Columbia Street at the bridge intersecting 15-501 and 54. Continue up Columbia St. past Memorial Hospital on right, past Carolina Inn on left (campus will be on your right). When you pass Carolina Inn, get in left lane. Make a left at next intersection, Columbia and Franklin. Go through next light, 411 is 150 yards on left (after McDonalds). Parking on left after 411.
From Greensboro Take 1-85 North to I-40 East (at Hillsborough). Take Exit 266 (says Hwy. 86 / Chapel Hill). Go right at top of the ramp. Go straight 4.03 miles. Turn right on West Franklin Street.(you will be at the main intersection of town). Go through the next light. 411 is 150 yards on left (after McDonalds). Parking on street or in lot on left after 411.
On-street metered parking always available, (meters are checked 8:00am-6:00pm). The city lot next door is kiosk metered and is checked from 8:00am - 8:00pm Monday-Saturday. (Remember your space # and pay first.) Walking distance from other lots on the West End. Also walking distance from the lots and decks on East Franklin Street. We keep lots of quarters at the bar to make life simpler.
For details see the latest: Downtown Parking Update