Parking and Traffic Alert – Monday, February 11, 2013
DURHAM, N.C. - Please be advised that Duke Women’s Basketball will host the University of Maryland in Women’s Basketball on Monday, February 11th at 7:00 PM. Due to the magnitude of the game and an anticipated attendance at or near capacity, traffic flow and parking in and around Duke’s West Campus will be impacted from approximately 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Please plan extra time in your travels and abide by the direction of parking and traffic staff set-up on and around campus. Staff will be posted to aid with your ingress and egress from parking areas and campus roadways.
Iron Duke Women’s Basketball parking operations will operate normally for fans with a Women’s Basketball Iron Duke parking pass. The Iron Duke parking lots will open on campus at 4:00 PM.
General Public attending the women’s basketball game without a Women’s Basketball Iron Duke parking pass will need to park in the Women’s Basketball General Public Parking Lots (Blue Zone, Chemistry Lot, and Circuit Drive Lots). Blue Zone, Chemistry, and Circuit Drive general public parking lots will open at 5:00 PM and are free of charge. Parking Garage 4, which is normally available for women’s games, will be closed for this game as it is in use for other campus events.
Due to the heavy traffic expected, traffic control staffing will be setting checkpoints up around campus at the following locations. Access to the roadways and parking lots inside these checkpoints will be limited to Women’s Basketball Iron Duke parking pass holders only. General Public traffic will be directed to the nearest general parking lot from the checkpoint.
• Towerview Drive Circle Checkpoint
o Any general public traffic that reaches this checkpoint will be directed to the Blue Zone General Public Parking Lots.
• NC 751/Cameron Blvd and Science Drive
o Any Northbound traffic that reaches this checkpoint will be directed to Erwin Road to access the Chemistry and Circuit Drive General Public Parking Lots
o Any Southbound traffic that reaches this checkpoint will be directed to the Blue Zone General Public Parking Lots
• Circuit Drive and Towerview Drive
o Any general public traffic that reaches this checkpoint will be directed to the Chemistry and Circuit Drive General Public Parking Lots.
Parking for Persons with Disabilities for Women’s Basketball is available in the Science Drive Visitor’s Lot. To access the Science Drive Visitor’s Lot access Science Drive from NC 751 (Cameron Blvd) or use the alternate route below via Towerview Drive and then turn right on Science Drive. The Science Drive Visitor’s Lot will open at 5:00 PM and there is no charge to park. Shuttles for Persons with Mobility Impairments and an ADA Lift equipped van will begin operation at 5:00 PM from the Science Drive Visitor’s Lot to the front of Cameron Indoor Stadium. The shuttles and van will run until 10:00 PM.
For more information on recommended ingress routes, checkpoint locations, and parking lot locations, please see the attached map and recommended ingress directions.