When the Farm Progress Show gates swing open on Aug. 28, vehicles will come streaming in from all directions. Show organizers, along with local, county and state officials, have met regularly for more than a year to design the safest and most efficient traffic routes to the show. Follow these directions — they will get you in and out with few headaches.
From the north: Take Interstate 35 south to Exit 111B. Take Highway 30 west to Highway 17.
From the west: Take Interstate 80 east to Interstate 35. Take Interstate 35 north to Exit 111B. Take Highway 30 west to Highway 17. Locally, take Highway 169 to Highway 30, take Highway 30 east to Highway 17. Take Highway 17 north.
From the south: Take Interstate 35 north to Exit 111B. Take Highway 30 west to Highway 17.
From the east: Take Highway 30 west to Highway 17.
On AgriTalk with Mike Adams on Monday, Matt Jungman of Farm Progress Shows indicated those who tend to get most frustrated are the locals who want to take the “back way.” Please use these routes if going to the event,or avoid the area completely if you are not!