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UNC Nutrition Research Institute
500 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081
704-250-5000 Main
704-250-5001 Fax

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Map and Directions

From Chapel Hill :

Take I-40 West to I-85 South towards Charlotte. Take Exit 60 toward Kannapolis. Then, turn right onto Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Go to the 5th traffic light and turn right onto Main Street. Go past David H. Murdock Core Laboratory and turn left onto Laureate Way. Our building is located at 500 Laureate Way(268 mi).

From Charlotte :
Take exit 54 for George W Liles Parkway. Turn left onto George W Liles Pkwy. This becomes Kannapolis Parkway. Continue for about 3.5 miles until Kannapolis Parkway ends. Turn right onto Mooresville Rd / Dale Earnhardt Blvd / Hwy 3. Continue for about 2.5 miles. At the second stop light on Mooresville Rd you will be able to see the Research Campus straight ahead. Go straight through this intersection onto Pine St. Turn left onto Laureate Way. Follow this through a roundabout. The UNC Nutrition Research Institute will be the first building on your right. There will be a parking lot on your left.