Traffic and Parking Advisory for Duke-Clemson Football on Sept. 4
Transit and parking adjustments are in effect for Sept. 4, which is also Labor Day
On Monday, Sept. 4, which is the Labor Day holiday, Duke will open the 2023 Football season hosting Clemson at 8:05 p.m. at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.
To help fans and community members prepare for game, which will be televised nationally on ESPN, Duke is highlighting important transit, parking facility, and stadium entry information.
Due to expected traffic and congestion, fans and community members are asked to allow plenty of time to park and navigate areas in and around campus.
Stadium gates open at 6 p.m. Arrive early to avoid the rush immediately prior to kick-off. All concourse amenities, services, and Jr. Blue Devils Skills Challenge will be open and available at 6 p.m. Blue Devil Tower will also open at 6 p.m. for premium seating guests.
The following bus routes will operate on Sept. 4:
- C1: East-West from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- SWS: Swift Avenue Shuttle from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- CSF: C1-Swift from 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.
- LNC: Lancaster Commons from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- C1: East-West additional buses for football from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
These bus routes will not operate on Sept. 4:
- Duke Van Services (will be supporting football game operations)
- H1: Remote Health System Lots
- H2: Hospital Loop
- LL: Lasalle Loop (Clockwise)
- LL: Lasalle Loop (Counterclockwise)
- PR1: Bassett-Research
- H5: Express
Most lots on West Campus will be restricted on Sept. 4 for football operations and will not be available for parking except for the Circuit lots, Research Drive Garage, Parking Garage 2, Parking Garage 3 and the PL Lot – all of which require a valid Duke parking permit for entry.
Parking Garage 1 will not be accessible for staff, faculty or student parking, however, visitors to the hospital and game day fans are permitted to park in PG 1.
Other lots and garages open at 3 p.m. for football parking. Visitors are required to pay the regular hourly rate in garages.
Fans and community members are encouraged to review this game day website, which includes links to traffic maps and highlights specific operations and parking information, as well as important reminders to navigate the unique features of this holiday game day.
For live updates on operational, parking, and traffic information all day on September 4th, follow Duke Game Operations on X, formerly known as Twitter (@Duke_GAMEDAY).
The Parking and Transportation Services offices at the Science Drive Garage and Duke Clinic will be closed on Sept. 4.