Directions to the Nursery Research Center

Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center
472 Cadillac Lane, McMinnville TN 37110

(931) 815-5140

35 42 28 N  85 44 40 W

From Nashville:

Take I-24 east to the McMinnville/Manchester exit -Exit 111 (Hwy. 55).
At the top of the exit ramp turn right toward McMinnville.
Stay on this road. Near McMinnville, there will be exits for McMinnville business district, do not take them. Just stay on this road.
Near McMinnville, Hwy. 55 will change into Hwy. 70S. This is OK. Just keep driving.
You will encounter a series of traffic lights in McMinnville, just keep traveling on your road, now called 70S East. You are on the right road if you are following signs for 70S East to Sparta.
As you near the other edge of town, Hwy 70S will make a sweeping left turn. The hospital will be on your left, a car dealership on your right; there will be a traffic light. This is Cadillac Lane. Turn left onto Cadillac Lane.
The NRC is about 0.5 miles down Cadillac Lane, on the right.

In summary:
I-24 to Hwy 55 (exit 111), Hwy 55 (70S) to Cadillac Lane, Cadillac Lane to the Center.

From Chattanooga:

Take I-24 west to the McMinnville/Manchester exit - Exit 111 (Hwy. 55).At the top of the exit ramp turn right toward McMinnville.
Stay on this road. Near McMinnville, there will be exits for McMinnville business district, do not take them. Just stay on this road. Near McMinnville, Hwy. 55 will change into Hwy. 70S. This is OK. Just keep driving.
You will encounter a series of traffic lights in McMinnville, just keep traveling on your road, now called 70S East. You are on the right road if you are following signs for 70S East to Sparta. As you near the other edge of town, Hwy 70S will make a sweeping left turn. The hospital will be on your left, a car dealership on your right; there will be a traffic light. This is Cadillac Lane. Turn left onto Cadillac Lane.
The NRC is about 0.5 miles down Cadillac Lane, on the right.

In summary:

I-24 to Hwy 55 (exit 111), Hwy 55 (70S) to Cadillac Lane, Cadillac Lane to the Center.

From Knoxville:

Take I-40 west to exit 288, Hwy 111.
Go south on Hwy 111 toward Sparta and McMinnville. After you pass through Sparta, Hwy 70S will split from Hwy 111, take this split. Stay on Hwy 70S into McMinnville.
The very first traffic light encountered when entering McMinnville is Cadillac Lane, there will be an auto dealership on the left and a hospital on the right. Turn right onto Cadillac Lane.
The NRC is about 0.5 miles down Cadillac Lane, on the right.

In summary:
I-40 to Hwy. 111 (exit 288), Hwy 111 to Hwy 70S, Hwy 70S to Cadillac Lane, Cadillac Lane to the Center.






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