Beginning July 8 early morning and continuing through July 12 late afternoon, Carmack Road west of Kenny Road will close to public traffic during daytime hours for roadway repairs. Students, faculty and staff are advised to access west campus parking lots via Lane Avenue or Kinnear Road rather than Carmack Road. CABS may be rerouted, depending on traffic and roadway conditions, but buses will continue to service Carmack bus stops. Commuters should plan ahead, allow extra travel time and expect delays.
Beginning Monday (6/24) and continuing until mid July, soil testing will occur at various locations near the Stadium and the towers. A truck will sit atop each location and collect soil samples at various depths. The exact schedule and order of drillings will be variable because of access, weather, and rate of progress. Each location will be restored, i.e., asphalt, lawn, concrete.
Cannon Drive, between 12th Avenue and John Herrick Drive, opened Friday, June 21. Lane closures along Cannon Drive will occur in July for roadway restriping, but traffic will be maintained in both directions.
UPDATE June 12, 2019 - Field conditions require that the High Street entrance to the Ohio Union North Garage be totally closed until Monday morning, after which access from High Street will return to being maintained via one lane. The Ohio Union North Garage remains accessible via College Road.
May 31, 2019 - Beginning Wednesday (6/5) and continuing through mid-June, utility work will take place between High Street and the entrance to the Ohio Union North Garage. Access to the garage will be maintained in one lane. Access to the Ohio Union South Garage will not be affected.
UPDATE June 12, 2019 - Beginning Thursday (6/13) and continuing through mid August, roadway improvements will take place along Fred Taylor Drive and at the Ackerman Road intersection. Motorists should anticipate some delays. Pedestrians should continue to use existing walkways but anticipate minor detours. Work will take place from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Beginning the week of June 17, the easternmost northbound lane of Fred Taylor Drive will be closed from the Covelli Center to Ackerman Road, with one northbound lane remaining open. At a later date, additional impacts will be at the intersection of...
Beginning on Saturday (6/15) at 11 p.m. and continuing through Sunday (6/16) at 3 a.m., power to the North Cannon Garage and to the South Cannon Garage will be shut down for utility work. Parking will be maintained. Entrances will be closed, and one exit gate in each garage will be lifted. Elevators will be out of service. Generators will provide some lighting, and additional security will be onsite. Alternate visitor parking, including elevator service, is available in SAFEAUTO and 12th Avenue Garages. Alternate staff parking is available in any other location where the permit is valid.
On Saturday (6/22) from early morning to late afternoon, parking on the south side of 10th Avenue in front of Graves Hall will be blocked for a crane lift to Meiling Hall. The south sidewalk will be closed, and pedestrians will be detoured to the north sidewalk. Alternative ADA parking is available at Hamilton Hall, west of Starling Loving Hall, or at nearby garages. There will be no access between Graves Hall and Meiling Hall via the connecting doorway.
Ohio State University has plans in place to create a new, 35,000-square-foot, $17 million veterinary clinic on campus.
According to a request for qualifications filed with the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, the new clinic – which was approved at the board of trustees meeting two weeks ago – would go up beside the school's recently remodeled $9.3 million laboratory on top of the the college's Veterinary Medical Center, on the corner of Vernon L. Tharp Street and Coffey Road.
Beginning Monday (6/10) early morning and continuing through Tuesday (6/11) late afternoon, there will be intermittent and temporary lane restrictions in front of The Blackwell impacting the right turn lane of northbound Tuttle Park Place. Motorists will be able to turn right onto Neil Ave. For the duration of construction, pedestrians will be detoured to the west sidewalk. The lane restrictions will allow for the offloading and onloading of construction equipment.