Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
Michigan State University
640 South Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-9672

Media contact

Karen King, Communications Manager
Phone: (517) 908-7262



Outside visitors arriving by car should park in the Shaw parking ramp, which is north of FRIB directly across Shaw Lane. Visitors should park in a metered space in the subterranean levels. There are no meters on the upper levels. Note: parking in the Shaw ramp is free (at unmetered spaces) overnight from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. and on the weekend.

Directions from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW):

  • Exit airport toward freeways
  • Merge onto I-94 W 
  • Take I-94 W to I-275 N (exit 194)
  • Take I-275 N to I-96 W
  • Take I-96 W (toward Lansing) to I-496/US-127 N (exit 106)
  • Take US-127 N (3.2 miles) to Trowbridge Road (exit 9)
  • Drive east on Trowbridge Road (0.5 miles) to Harrison Road and turn left (north)
  • Turn right (east) on Shaw Lane (1 mile) to FRIB

Directions from Lansing’s Capital Region International Airport (LAN):

  • Exit airport by heading west on East Circle Drive toward West Commerce Road (0.2 miles)
  • Continue onto West Commerce Road
  • Turn right onto Capitol City Boulevard
  • Turn right onto Grand River Avenue 
  • Turn left onto North Waverly Road (3.4 miles)
  • Slight right to merge onto I-496 E (5 miles)
  • Take I-496 E to Trowbridge Road (exit 9)
  • Drive east (0.5 miles) on Trowbridge Road to Harrison Road
  • Turn left (north) on Harrison Road (0.4 miles) 
  • Turn right (east) on Shaw Lane (1 mile) to FRIB

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