UPDATE Aug 23, 2019 - Beginning Monday, August 19, and continuing through the end of September, the Olentangy Bike Trail will undergo construction of a new section, enhancing the green space along the river as part of the Cannon Drive relocation project. Detours are indicated by the green dashed lines on the maps. Note that, in Stage 1, the detour begins south of 5th Avenue, on the upper path. All dates are dependent on weather and field conditions.
The Ohio State University is taking the next step on a proposed Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center that will blend innovative technology and hands-on learning in conjunction with the university’s strategic plan.
Ohio State will seek approval for the $155.9 million health sciences center at the Board of Trustees meetings during the week of August 26. Funding sources are to be determined. The project is poised to benefit colleges, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health and veterinary medicine, and strengthen the interdisciplinary curriculum of Ohio State.
Beginning Saturday (8/24) early morning and continuing through late afternoon, 12th Avenue near Doan Hall will undergo limited utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained, and access to the garage and to Doan Hall should not be impacted. Pedestrians may experience a small detour, if field conditions require.
UPDATE - Beginning Saturday (8/24) early morning and continuing through Friday (8/30) late afternoon, the south exit of Arps Garage will be closed for utility work. Motorists may utilize the exit on the northwest corner of the building. Entry to the garage will be maintained in one lane on the south side.
Ohio State has announced the project to improve wireless connectivity inside Ohio Stadium is expected to be completed for the Buckeyes season opener on August 31.
"The contractors working on behalf of the Department of Athletics and the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) have worked above-and-beyond to get us to this point of having stadium-wide Wi-Fi in time for the first game," senior associate athletics director/chief information officer Jim Null said.
The Franklin County Engineer has advised that, beginning Wednesday (8/21) and continuing through Thursday (8/22), the Lane Avenue Bridge will undergo maintenance, necessitating a closure of the Olentangy Bike Trail. Detour signage will be in place to direct bikers and pedestrians along Lane Avenue with a cross-over at Perry Street.
Beginning early August and continuing through autumn, additional construction traffic will occur along Neil and 11th Avenues to facilitate morning concrete pours for area construction projects on the following dates (from 4 a.m. to mid morning, weather dependent):
August 1 - End of October
August 19 – End of September
Monday and Wednesday mornings
Motorists should anticipate traffic delays in the area and allow additional travel time. All are encouraged to exercise caution when traveling near construction zones and eliminate distractions. We all share the road and the responsibility in ensuring...
It’s a chance for qualified staff to take their work skills to the next level with the university's Facilities Maintenance Associate Trainee Program. FOD's Senior Business Operations Analyst Desiree Weber oversees the project.
“The program creates a pipeline of talent from service titles into skilled trades,” Weber said. “We want to develop talent within. It’s a highly competitive market, and we realize we have a great resource if we tap into it.”
Participants go through classroom instruction, assessment, certifications, learning interventions, mentorship, and on-the-job training.
Nine Facilities Operations and Development participants and three Student Life participants, from...
Beginning Saturday, August 3, and continuing through Saturday, August 10, approximately ten parking spaces (2 separate areas, 5 spaces in each area) will be closed in the lot located east of the Veterinary Medical Center and Coffey Road. These temporary space closures will support utility work in the area.