The Ohio State University will seek Board of Trustees approval this week for construction of the Energy Advancement and Innovation Center located within the West Campus Innovation District. The building is centered on finding innovative solutions for energy reduction and will allow researchers to develop, demonstrate and deploy innovations in sustainable building design and performance.
“Ohio State is uniquely positioned to bring together researchers from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to a more sustainable future,” said Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson. “This facility will advance the great work already happening at...
Columbus Business First recently wrote about the university seeking Board of Trustees approval this week for Cannon Drive Phase II.
Cannon Drive Phase II will straighten the road near Woody Hayes Drive but Cannon Drive itself will largely remain at its current elevation. The $57 million project is focused on achieving a certified levee and flood protection. The levee will be constructed to the west between the roadway and the river and will provide 500-year flood protection.
Design will continue through 2022 with construction (including any demolition) to begin in 2023. Phase I was completed in December...
A pair of FOD’s leaders were part of Ohio State's Women's Place Leadership Series . Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) senior director Tina Bogac recently completed the 12-month program designed to enhance leadership capacity and facilitate skills development to help staff become more effective, innovative and inclusive leaders. Aparna Dial, senior director, Sustainability and Strategic Services, Facility Operations, is part of the 2020-2021 cohort.
The list of staff who were selected through a competitive application for the 2020-21 cohort are excited to begin the next year of leadership training. It creates a pool of potential staff leaders from...
Beginning Wednesday (11/11) early morning through Saturday (11/14) early evening, the southwest corner of Neil Ave. and 12th Ave. will experience lane restrictions to replace the sidewalk and handicap ramps. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk.
On Saturday (11/14) from early morning through early evening, the loop to the Brain and Spine Hospital will be closed to thru-traffic for a crane lift. Access to the entrance of the Brain and Spine Hospital will be maintained via two-way traffic along the east branch of the loop, between Starling-Loving Hall and Hamilton Hall. Access to the limited parking west of Starling-Loving Hall will be maintained via two-way traffic along the west branch of the loop, between Prior Hall and Fry Hall. Fencing and signage will be in place for detouring traffic and pedestrians.
UPDATE - This impact has been rescheduled for Friday (11/6). From early morning through late afternoon, the area in front of Longaberger Alumni House will be blocked for a crane lift to accommodate boiler replacement. Access throughout the general parking lot, ADA parking, and the loading dock will be maintained. Signage will detour pedestrians to the west entry.
Beginning Monday (11/9) early morning through Friday (11/13) late afternoon, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily, the curb lanes at Medical Center Drive and Old Cannon Drive will be restricted to allow for construction of future traffic control devices. The sidewalks will be maintained.
Beginning Friday (11/6) early morning and continuing through 2024, the NB curb lane of Cannon Drive between 10th Avenue and 12th Avenue will be closed to accommodate construction traffic for the new inpatient hospital. Flaggers will be onsite to help facilitate the flow of traffic. Motorists may continue to turn left onto 315 South. In the one remaining NB lane, motorists may continue NB on Cannon Drive or turn EB onto 12th Avenue.