Road Closures and Directions
SkillsUSA has received confirmation from Kansas City that the 12th Street bridge, which leads to Kemper Arena, is open. However, there is just one lane available, and it is strongly recommended that if you plan to drive to the general sessions on Wednesday and Friday nights, that the route using the Cesar Chavez bridge should be used. Directions are as follows:
The directions and a map can also be found at www.skillsusa.org/events/nlscdir.shtml and will be included in the conference program.
South on Interstate 35 to 20th St.
West on 20th to Summit St.
South on Summit to Cesar E Chavez Avenida (23rd St. Trafficway)
West on Cesar E. Chavez to American Royal Dr.
American Royal Drive to Wyoming St.
North on Wyoming to 12th St.
South on Genessee St. to 17th St.
East on 17th to American Royal Dr.
South on American Royal Dr. to Cesar E Chavez
East on Cesar E Chavez to Southwest Blvd.
Northeast on Southwest Blvd. to Broadway Blvd.
North on Broadway to 12th St.