Directions and Parking

General Parking and Driving Information

If you would like detailed directions to a particular location at NC State University, please refer to the campus map.

  • Hillsborough Street will be closed from Brooks Avenue to the Pullen Road Roundabout.
  • Parking on and around Hillsborough Street will not be available from 6am Saturday August 18 until 3am on Sunday August 19.
  • Parking is FREE on campus during the weekend. You can park in any of the parking decks or staff area marked C or B. Please pay close attention to signs as some lots have extended enforcement hours.
  • For purposes of the directions listed below we are using the Dan Allen Parking Deck on Dan Allen Drive and the Coliseum Parking Deck on Jeter Drive as destination points.
  • The address of the Dan Allen Parking Deck is 110 Dan Allen Drive, Raleigh NC 27695.
  • The address of the Coliseum Parking Deck is 201 Jeter Drive, Raleigh NC 27695.
  • You can also park in Cameron Village off of Oberlin Road. This is a large shopping area with available parking. It is a short three block walk to Hillsborough Street from that location.
  • There is NOT a shuttle service from any parking location to Hillsborough Street on the day of the event.
  • There will be an impact on the transit systems for NC State University, Capital Area Transit (CAT) and the Triangle Transit (TTA) systems. Please check their websites listed below ahead of time for schedules and altered routes.

From Durham via US70

Take US 70 to downtown Raleigh.(US 70 turns into Glenwood Avenue.) Follow Glenwood Avenue to Oberlin Road. Turn right onto Oberlin Road (approximately 3 miles). Stay on Oberlin to toward Hillsborough Street and travel through the two roundabouts. Hillsborough Street is CLOSED but the Roundabouts are OPEN. Follow Pullen Road and turn right onto Dunn Avenue after crossing over the railroad tracks. The Coliseum Parking Deck will be on your left in between Jensen and Jeter Drives.

From Chapel Hill, Durham and RDU Airport via I-40

Take I-40 East to Raleigh. At the I-40/Wade Avenue split, stay right for the Wade Ave. exit. At the third stoplight, turn right onto Faircloth St. At the next light turn left onto Hillsborough Street. Stay on Hillsborough Street until you get to Dan Allen Drive and turn right. Hillsborough Street beyond this intersection is CLOSED. Once on Dan Allen Drive the parking deck will be on your right as you travel down the hill. It will be your first right off of Dan Allen Drive.

From Fayetteville via US 401

Take US 401 to Raleigh. Then take I-40 West to Gorman Street, exit 295. Turn right at the stoplight onto Gorman Street and follow it to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Avent Ferry Road. After approximately 1.5 miles you will turn left onto Western Boulevard. Take the next right onto Dan Allen Drive. Once on Dan Allen Drive the parking deck will be on your left after traveling down the hill, passing Cates Avenue (on your right) and going through the stoplight at Thurman Drive. The parking deck will be your first left off of Dan Allen Drive as you travel under the railroad tracks going up the hill.

From Henderson via US 1

Take US 1 (which turns into Capital Boulevard) through downtown Raleigh. Turn right onto Western Blvd. Turn right on Pullen Road. Follow Pullen Road through the stoplight and turn left onto Dunn Avenue. The Coliseum Parking Deck will be on your left in between Jensen and Jeter Drives.

From Rocky Mount via US 64

Take US 64 West towards Raleigh. US 64 West will merge with East I-440 (Inner Beltline). After approximately seven miles, exit onto Gorman Street, exit 295. Turn right at the stoplight onto Gorman Street and follow it to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Avent Ferry Road. After approximately 1.5 miles you will turn left onto Western Boulevard. Take the next right onto Dan Allen Drive. Once on Dan Allen Drive the parking deck will be on your left after traveling down the hill, passing Cates Avenue (on your right) and going through the stop light at Thurman Drive. The parking deck will be your first left off of Dan Allen Drive as you travel under the railroad tracks going up the hill.

From New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia via I-95 South

Take I-95 South to I-85 South. Then take US 1 (which turns into Capital Boulevard) to through downtown Raleigh. Turn right onto Western Blvd. Turn right on Pullen Rd. Follow Pullen Road through the stoplight and turn left onto Dunn Avenue. The Coliseum Parking Deck will be on your left in between Jensen and Jeter Drives.

From Florida via I-95 North

Take I-95 North to I-40 West. Proceed on I-40 West into Raleigh to Gorman Street, exit 295. Turn right at the stoplight onto Gorman Street and follow it to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Avent Ferry Road. After approximately 1.5 miles you will turn left onto Western Boulevard. Take the next right onto Dan Allen Drive. Once on Dan Allen Drive the parking deck will be on your left after traveling down the hill, passing Cates Avenue (on your right) and going through the stop light at Thurman Drive. The parking deck will be your first left off of Dan Allen Drive as you travel under the railroad tracks going up the hill.

Transit Options

  • CAT and TTA bus routes that include Hillsborough Street will be altered for the day. For more information please visit the CAT website, Triangle Transit's web page, or call 919-485-RIDE. They will have route alteration information available closer to the day of the event.
  • For information of NC State‚Äôs transit system called the Wolfline, visit www.ncsu.edu/wolfline.