UPDATE Jan 24 - Because of weather, this project has been rescheduled to Tuesday (1/28) from early morning to mid afternoon. The City of Columbus has advised that it will close Schottenstein Drive at Olentangy River Road for utility work. It is anticipated that the bike path will not be impacted.
On Monday (1/27) early morning through Friday (2/7) late afternoon, parking restrictions will be in place at the Service Building Annex off Kenny Road to accommodate construction. Two-way traffic will be maintained. The Service Annex CABS stop on the Buckeye Village route will be temporarily relocated to the southwest corner of the building.
The Lantern recently wrote about how the Arts District will support a growing major of study at Ohio State. As reported by the outlet, students in the Moving-Image Production program will have a new place to call home and express their talent through moving images for the first time in fall 2022.
The new building construction on College Road is part of Ohio State’s Framework 2.0 project, a plan to develop the Columbus campus that is focused around the campus’s physical needs to support academics at Ohio State.
For the ninth year in a row, The Ohio State University is proud to earn a Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation. Ohio State has received the distinction each year since it first applied in 2011. Tree Campus USA, an Arbor Day Foundation program launched in 2008, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
UPDATE Jan 13 - Beginning Friday (1/17) early evening and continuing through Monday (1/20) late afternoon, the intersection at College Road and Annie & John Glenn Avenue will be closed to accommodate crane installation preparations associated with the Arts District expansion project. Northbound College Road traffic will be stopped at the Ohio Union North Garage. Eastbound A&J Glenn Avenue will be limited to local traffic only, starting at Neil Ave. Signage will detour traffic onto High Street at both Woodruff Avenue and at 12th Avenue.
On Saturday (1/18), from early morning to early evening, 12th Avenue will experience lane restrictions near Postle Hall for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with the assistance of traffic control officials. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk. Postle Hall's entrance south of Aronoff Laboratory will be closed. Access to the building will be maintained via the entrance nearer Jennings Hall.
UPDATE Jan 9 - This work has been extended through Friday (1/31). The crosswalk at Neil Ave. and 12th Ave. by Postle Hall will be closed to pedestrians. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk of 12th Ave. and the east sidewalk of Neil Ave. Crossovers on Neil Ave. are available at 12th Avenue south of Pomerene Hall and north of Hamilton Hall.
On Friday (1/3), from early morning to late afternoon, Millikin Road will be closed for a crane lift to McCracken. Pedestrians will be detoured to the east sidewalk. Vehicle access to the loading dock area at Baker Systems Engineering, from Annie and John Glenn Ave., will be blocked. Alternate ADA parking is available at Tuttle Park Place Garage and at Northwest Garage.
UPDATE Jan. 13 - This impact has been extended through Thursday (1/30). The northbound lane of Westpark Street will be closed to traffic to facilitate servicing the fountain at the Spirit of Women Park. One-way southbound traffic will be maintained.
On Thursday (1/2), from early morning through late afternoon, 18th Avenue north of Arps Hall will be closed for a crane lift. Traffic will be detoured to Woodruff Avenue, and pedestrians will be detoured to the north of Arps Garage or to the south of Arps Hall. Access to Arps Garage will be maintained. The surface lot at Arps Hall will be closed, with alternate ADA parking available in Arps Garage. The back-up date is Friday (1/3).