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Parking and Traffic Alert — Saturday, September 16th
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 09/14/2017
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DURHAM, N.C. – Guests traveling to the Duke University West Campus on Saturday, September 16th should be aware of the following parking and traffic alerts. In addition to the Duke Football game vs. Baylor University at 12:30 PM at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, Duke Athletics will also be hosting the annual Duke Men’s Golf Rod Myers Invitational all day at the Duke University Golf Club, Duke Volleyball vs. Loyola Marymount University at 6:30 PM in Cameron Indoor Stadium, the Sheffield Center will serve as a rain site for the Bonk Invitational hosted by Duke Tennis, and the Duke Alumni Association will be hosting Homecoming Weekend 2017. Please review the information below and leave extra time in your travels to avoid delays.

For all Duke Football game day parking and traffic information, including maps and directions to Iron Duke, general public, and guests with disabilities parking areas, visit www.goduke.com/gameday and review the 2017 Football A-Z Game Day Guide.  For updates on traffic around campus on game day, follow @Duke_GAMEDAY on Twitter.

HOMECOMING PARKING INFORMATION

Football Game Day Parking Operations in Effect for Homecoming – Alumni and guests attending Homecoming Weekend 2017 events on Saturday can find general public parking on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Football Game Day General Public Parking Lots. The Chemistry Lot on Circuit Drive will open at 7:00 AM.  The remaining Football Game Day General Public Parking Lots open at 9:30 AM.  PARKING IS FREE OF CHARGE.  Please review the General Public Parking Lots Map for more information.

DUKE MEN’S GOLF PARKING INFORMATION

General Public Parking for Men’s Golf – Guests attending the Rod Myers Invitational can find general public parking for persons at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club located at 3001 Cameron Blvd.  Accessible parking is available for guests with disabilities.  Click here for driving directions to the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club.

BONK INVITATIONAL RAIN SITE PARKING INFORMATION

General Public Parking for the Bonk Invitational – In the event of inclement weather, guests attending the Bonk Invitational can find general public parking on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Football Game Day General Public Parking Lots. The Chemistry Lot on Circuit Drive opens at 7:00 AM and Large Circuit Lot on Circuit Drive and Research Drive Garage (RDG) on Research Drive (Purple Zone) open at 9:30 AM. PARKING IS FREE OF CHARGE.

General Public Parking for Persons with Disabilities for the Bonk Invitational – In the event of inclement weather, guests with disabilities attending the Bonk Invitational can find accessible parking in the Blue Zone B-2 and B-4 Lots on Wannamaker Drive off of Duke University Road. The Blue Zone Lots open at 6:00 AM and ADA lift-equipped van service begins at 9:30 AM. PARKING IS FREE OF CHARGE. An accessible drop-off point is available in the Blue Zone in the B-1 Lot immediately outside the Sheffield Center. 

For All Duke Tennis Match Day Information in the Sheffield Center – please visit www.goduke.com/gameday and review the Duke Tennis A-Z Match Day Guide for the Sheffield Center.

DUKE FOOTBALL TRAFFIC ALERTS

Traffic Checkpoints – For all Duke Football home games, checkpoints are set-up on the roads surrounding campus to keep only necessary traffic on the interior roads of campus.  Checkpoints will become active at 9:30 AM on Saturday, September 16th.  All Iron Duke Football Parking Permit holders must have their permits hanging from their rearview mirror as they approach for access at these checkpoints and their designated lots.

Checkpoints are located at the following intersections:
• NC 751/Cameron Blvd. and Science Drive
• NC 751/Cameron Blvd. and Duke University Road
• Duke University Road and Chapel Drive
• Duke University Road and Towerview Road
• Circuit Drive and Towerview Road

Duke University Road Closure – For all Duke Football home games, Duke University Road is closed to all traffic except Iron Duke Football Parking Permit holders between Anderson Street and NC 751/Cameron Blvd.  On Saturday, September 16th, the closure will begin at 9:30 AM and re-open to all traffic at 12:30 PM.  Duke University Road will close again from approximately 3:30 PM until 5:00 PM.

Towerview Road Closure from Card Gym Lot to Towerview Roundabout – Due to high pedestrian traffic, Towerview Road will be closed from the entrance of the Card Gym Lot to the roundabout at Wannamaker Drive.  The closure will begin at 9:30 AM and end at 5:00 PM.

No Thru Traffic from Frank Bassett Drive to Grounds Lot – With Blue Devil Drive and Coca-Cola Fan Zone festivities outside the Powers Gate of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, there is no thru traffic from Frank Bassett Drive to the Grounds Lot.  All Iron Duke Football Parking Permit holders for the Grounds Lot must enter and exit the lot from NC 751/Cameron Blvd.

Iron Duke Parking in Science Drive Garage Entry/Exit from NC 751/Cameron Blvd. – All Iron Duke Football Parking Permit holders for Science Drive Garage (SDG and STAFF) must enter and exit the garage from NC 751/Cameron Blvd.

FOOTBALL PARKING INFORMATION

Iron Duke Parking – All Iron Duke Football Parking Lots will open at 6:00 AM. Iron Duke Football Parking Permits must be displayed for access to the designated lot.

FREE General Public Parking – All regular-sized vehicles park FREE OF CHARGE in our General Public Football Game Day Parking Lots. Each lot has been assigned to a color-coded zone to help guests identify their game day parking location.

The early General Public Park & Walk Lots open at 7:00 AM – the Jogging Trail Lot on NC 751/Cameron Blvd. (Pink Zone) and Chemistry Lot on Circuit Drive (Purple Zone).  PARKING IS FREE OF CHARGE. 

The remaining General Public Park & Walk Lots open at 9:30 AM – Large Circuit Lot on Circuit Drive and Research Drive Garage (RDG) on Research Drive (Purple Zone) and Campus & Anderson Lot on Anderson Street (Yellow Zone). PARKING IS FREE OF CHARGE.

The General Public Courtesy Shuttle Lots (Gray Zone) at the GC and H Lots on Yearby Avenue open at 9:30 AM.  PARKING IS FREE OF CHARGE. Courtesy shuttles run every 15 – 20 minutes from these lots to the Duke Chapel.  All courtesy shuttles are lift-equipped to assist guests with disabilities.

General Public Accessible Parking – Accessible parking is located in the Blue Zone B-2 and B-4 Lots on Wannamaker Drive off of Duke University Road.  Blue Zone B-2 and B-4 Lots will open at 6:00 AM.  ADA lift-equipped van service will begin at 9:30 AM.  PARKING IS FREE OF CHARGE.  An accessible drop-off/pick-up point is available outside the Wilson Gate of Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium in the Blue Zone B-5 Lot off of Wannamaker Drive.  After dropping off guests, vehicles should proceed to the B-2 or B-4 Lots for game day parking. 

RV/OV Parking – is located in the Small Circuit Lot on Circuit Drive.  The RV/OV Lot will be open on Friday, September 15th for early parking from 6:00 – 9:00 PM and on Saturday, September 16th at 7:00 AM.  There is a $50 charge to park – CASH ONLY at the lot entrance. RV/OV permits can also be purchased in advance at www.goduke.com/tickets. All vehicles must be removed by Sunday, September 17th at Noon (12:00 PM).

Bus Parking – Buses that drop-off/pick-up guests and park for the game (i.e. no tailgating, etc.) will park in the Duke University Road 2 Lot free of charge. Buses that host group tailgates, etc. will be considered Recreational/Oversized Vehicles (RV/OVs) and required to purchase an RV/OV permit for the Small Circuit Lot. Bus and RV/OV Permits can be obtained in advance of game day at www.goduke.com/tickets. A drop-off/pick-up point for all buses is available at the roundabout on Towerview Road. See the Football Game Day Bus Parking and Traffic Map for more information.

Rideshare/Taxi Information – The designated drop-off/pick-up location for all taxis, hotel shuttles, and rideshare services is located in Blue Zone B-9 Lot at the intersection of Duke University Road and Wannamaker Drive. Services attempting to drop-off/pick-up at other locations near the stadium will be denied access and directed to this location.

For All Duke Football Game Day Information – please visit www.goduke.com/gameday visit www.goduke.com/gameday and review the 2017 Football A-Z Game Day Guide.

DUKE VOLLEYBALL TRAFFIC INFORMATION

Limited Access to Campus from 3:00 – 5:00 PM – Guests attending Duke Volleyball vs. Loyola Marymount at 6:30 PM should be aware that between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM access to Duke University West Campus will be available only via the intersection of NC 751/Cameron Blvd. and Science Drive due to Duke Football post-game traffic (GPS Address: 3000 Cameron Blvd.).  After 5:00 PM, access to campus will be available via any intersection.

DUKE VOLLEYBALL PARKING INFORMATION

General Public Parking for Volleyball – Guests attending the Duke Volleyball game can find general public parking on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Grounds Lot off of NC 751/Cameron Blvd. beginning at 5:00 PM. Parking will be extremely limited prior to 5:00 PM due to the Duke Football game.  There will be no charge for Volleyball parking.

General Public Parking for Persons with Disabilities for Volleyball – Guests with disabilities attending the Duke Volleyball game can find accessible parking in the Whitford Lot on Whitford Drive off of Science Drive beginning at 5:00 PM.  Parking will be extremely limited prior to 5:00 PM due to the Duke Football game. An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for Cameron Indoor Stadium is available at the entrance to the Whitford Lot.

For All Duke Volleyball Game Day Information – please visit www.goduke.com/gameday and review the 2017 Duke Volleyball A-Z Game Day Guide.


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