Loading Dock

Staging, Loading and Unloading

The Connecticut Convention Center features 20 loading docks with 2 drive-in bays making loading and unloading quick and efficient. 

 
 

Directions to the Loading Dock

Our loading dock is located at the back of the Convention Center off of Commerce/Taylor St. 

Traveling on I-91 North:

  • Take I-91 North to EXIT 29A/Capitol Area/Convention Center (Left Exit)
  • Stay in the right lane
  • Take the first exit – Columbus Boulevard/Convention Center
  • At the end of the ramp, turn LEFT on Columbus Blvd.
  • At the first light, turn LEFT on Sheldon Street
  • At the first light, turn LEFT over the blue loading dock bridge (Commerce/Taylor St.)
  • At the end of the bridge, turn RIGHT to the security gate – check in for further directions

Traveling on I-91 South:

  • Take I-91 South to Exit 29A/Capitol Area (Right Exit)
  • Stay in the right lane
  • Take the first exit – Columbus Boulevard/Convention Center
  • At the end of the ramp, turn LEFT on Columbus Blvd.
  • At the first light, turn LEFT on Sheldon Street
  • At the first light, turn LEFT over the blue loading dock bridge (Commerce/Taylor St.)
  • At the end of the bridge, turn RIGHT to the security gate – check in for further directions 

Traveling on I-84 East:

  • Take I-84 East to Exit 52/I-91 South
  • Take Exit 29A/Capitol Area (Right Exit)
  • Stay in the right lane
  • Take the first exit – Columbus Boulevard/Convention Center
  • At the end of the ramp, turn LEFT on Columbus Blvd.
  • At the first light, turn LEFT on Sheldon Street
  • At the first light, turn LEFT over the blue loading dock bridge (Commerce/Taylor St.)
  • At the end of the bridge, turn RIGHT to the security gate – check in for further directions

Traveling on I-84 West:

  • Take I-84 West/Route 2 to Exit 54/Main Street, Hartford
  • Stay in the left lane
  • At the end of the ramp, turn LEFT onto Market Street
  • Take the first LEFT onto Morgan Street
  • Take the second RIGHT onto Columbus Boulevard
  • Follow Columbus Boulevard seven (7) lights
  • Take the LEFT onto Sheldon Street
  • At the first light, turn LEFT over the blue loading dock bridge (Commerce/Taylor St.)
  • At the end of the bridge, turn RIGHT to the security gate – check in for further directions