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Rock Island Arsenal Garrison, Illinois

Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) is located on an island in the middle of the Mississippi River with its main gate in Moline, Illinois.

If arriving by air, you would fly into the Moline International Airport in Moline, Illinois. No military shuttles are available, however several area hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. A US Customs office is located a quarter mile West of the Airport on HWY 150.

To drive to the Arsenal from the airport, follow the airport signs that take you out of the complex. You will come to a stop light, facing north. This is Route 150 and Interstate 74 intersection. Turn left. Proceed north on Interstate 74. Take the 7th Avenue exit. Turn left onto 7th Avenue then immediately turn right onto 19th Street. Head north on 19th Street to 2nd Avenue (second intersection past the railroad tracks). Turn left. Proceed 2 blocks to the ramp entrance of the Rock Island Arsenal. Once on the Arsenal, proceed on Rodman Avenue past the cemetery (on the left) and military housing (on the right). Office buildings start at East Avenue.

To access from the east, take I-74 west to 7th Avenue exit in Moline. When approaching the stoplight at the bottom of the ramp turn left. Follow 7th Avenue to 14th Street. Turn right on 14th Street. This will lead you to RIA's entrance ramp.

To access from the west take I-74 east to 7th Avenue exit in Moline. When approaching the stoplight at the end of the exit ramp turn right. Follow 7th Avenue to 14th Street. Turn Right on 14th Street. This will lead you to RIA's entrance ramp.

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