UNC-Duke Game Celebration
Downtown areas of Franklin Street and Columbia Street were closed to traffic immediately following UNC’s win over the Duke Men’s basketball team (approximately 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8). The streets were reopened to traffic at 11:15 p.m. after being cleaned by Town crews. The peak crowd size for the celebration was approximately 7,500 people.
No arrests were made while the streets were closed and no one inside the closed area was treated by EMS.