DURHAM, NC– Guests traveling to the Duke University on Saturday, November 24th should be aware of the following parking and traffic alerts. In addition to the Duke Football game vs. Wake Forest University at 12:30 PM on Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, Duke University will be hosting the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Third Round with Duke University vs. University of Maryland at 7:00 PM at Koskinen Stadium. 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 2018 Football A-Z Game Day Guide. For updates on traffic around campus on game day, follow @Duke_GAMEDAY on Twitter.
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, November 24th. 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, November 24th, 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 12:30 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 on Saturday, November 24th. 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 remaining General Public Park & Walk Lots open at 9:30 AM on Saturday, November 24th – Large Circuit Lot on Circuit Drive (Purple Zone), 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 on Saturday, November 24th. 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 9:00 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, November 23rd for early parking from 6:00 – 9:00 PM and on Saturday, November 24th 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, November 25that 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 at the Science Drive Visitors Lot. The drop-off/pick-up point must be accessed off of NC 751/Cameron Blvd. due to game day traffic restrictions. Services attempting to drop-off/pick-up at other locations near the stadium will be denied access and directed to this location. There is no game day parking in this location – 20-minute drop-off/pick-up zone only.
NCAA MEN’S SOCCER TRAFFIC INFORMATION
Limited Access to Campus from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Guests attending the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Third Round game at 7:00 PM should be aware that between 3:30 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.
NCAA MEN’S SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP PARKING INFORMATION
General Public Parking for NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship – Guestsattending the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Third Round game can find general public parking on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Grounds Lot with access from Frank Bassett Drive off of Science Drive beginning at 5:30 PM. Parking will be extremely limited prior to 5:30 PM due to the Duke Football game. There will be no charge for championship parking.
Accessible Parking for Guests with Disabilities for NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship – Guests with disabilities attending the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Third Round can find accessible parking in the Whitford Lot on Whitford Drive off of Science Drive beginning at 5:30 PM. Parking will be extremely limited prior to 5:30 PM due to the Duke Football game.
An accessible drop-off and pick-up point for Koskinen Stadium is available inside the Whitford Lot outside the Brandaleone Family North Gate of Koskinen Stadium. Guests should speak to the parking attendant for assistance.