Campus Access Advisories

Blue Devil Face Mask

Facing Coverings Now Required On Duke Transit

June 1, 2020

Face coverings are now required on Duke Transit services and at Duke Transit bus stops.

Research Drive Paving Project - June-August 2020

June 1, 2020

In conjunction with the new Engineering Building project, Research Drive from Telcom Drive to the rear entry of the Duke Clinic building will be repaved this summer.  The road will only be open for emergency and essential access during this time and a flagger will be on duty to direct traffic as only one lane will be available for traffic.  Bus service will run on Research Drive but will stop short of the circle at the read of Duke Clinic.

New Physics Building - Gas Line Installation

May 28, 2020

For the week of June 1st - 5th, installation of a gas line to the new Physics Building will reduce access to the circle at the end of Research Drive by Busse Building.  One lane will be open and a flagman will be available to direct traffic as needed.

Campus Road & Utility Projects - Summer 2020

May 21, 2020

The following areas will be under construction this summer with expected reopening in mid-August.  Click on the header for the entire list.

Campus Drive from Duke University Drive to the Chapel Drive traffic circle for utility work and installation of a traffic signal.

Campus Drive from the Chapel Drive traffic circle to Anderson Street for repaving.

Towerview Road from Duke University Road to the Towerview traffic circle for utility work and paving work.

Classroom Building - Elevator Out of Service until December 2020

May 7, 2020

The elevator in Classroom Building on East Campus is out of service for replacement.  It is expected to be back in service by the end of December 2020.

Gross Hall Waterline Construction - May through August 2020

April 7, 2020

Starting at the end of May and scheduled for completion by mid-August, access to the parking lot by Gross Hall will be restricted.  This will not impact the accessible path from Towerview Drive to Gross Hall.

Alternate Access during Graduate Admissions Closure

Graduate Studies Construction Access through December 2020

January 22, 2020

The Graduate Admissions building will be closed for renovation through December 2020.  Access to the Financial Aid office at the rear (south) of the GA building will be via the indicated path.

Hanes Hall Steam Line Replacement
Hanes Hall closed parking area and emergency exit route

Hanes Hall Steam Line Replacement - Suspended - New ETA Pending

November 11, 2019

A portion of the Hanes Hall parking lot will be closed during steam line replacement though the work has been suspended for the Covid-19 lockdown.  An updated timeframe will be posted once it is determined when work can be restarted.

Emergency egress will be maintained via the route indicated in green on the plan.

Access via the main entrance of Hanes Hall (on the east side of the building on Trent Drive) will not be impacted by this work.

Telcom Drive Reconstruction - September 2019 through May 2020

August 8, 2019

From September 2019 through May 2020, Telcom Drive will be under construction as part of the new Pratt Engineering building project.

The accessible route from Abele Quad across Telcom Drive to the Engineering buildings should remain open.

Access to Telcom building and the Co-Lab space will be available via the ADA ramp at the southeast corner of the building (though other entrances may be closed at times).

This project will have four distinct phases with the most disruptive work planned for Fall Break and the Christmas recess.

Engineering Bldg detour view

Sidewalk at Research Dr & Telcom Dr - closed into 2020

May 8, 2018

The sidewalk at the intersection of Research Drive and Telcom Drive is closed for the construction of the new Engineering Building.  The closure will be in place into 2019.