Beginning June 4 at 8 a.m. and continuing through June 6 mid-day, Millikin Road will be closed for a crane lift to McCracken Power Plant. Pedestrians will be detoured to the west of McCracken or to the east of Baker Systems. Access to McCracken will be via the Central Service Building entrance near the bicycle racks. Access to Baker Systems will be at the main entrance on the east side of the building. Loading docks and parking will be inaccessible. Alternative ADA parking will be at Tuttle Park Place Parking Garage or Northwest Parking Garage.
The Ohio Department of Transportation's (ODOT) work on State Route 315 (between 3rd Avenue and King Avenue), originally scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 29, has been changed to start Monday, June 11. SR-315 will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction overnight for bridgework at 5th Avenue and King Avenue. Lane closures will take place between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. on weeknights and 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. on weekends. The expected completion is mid-July.
Note: This is weather permitting and the schedule is subject to change.
On May 31, beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing through mid-day, the Brain and Spine Hospital Loop will be temporarily configured for 2-way traffic, accessible at Prior Hall, for a crane lift at Starling-Loving Hall. The parking lots at Hamilton Hall and to the west of Starling-Loving Hall will remain open.
Beginning Monday, May 14, at 8 a.m. and continuing through late afternoon, the sidewalk between Rhodes Hall and Prior Hall will be partially closed for a crane lift. Signage will be in place to direct pedestrians, and the fence line between the two buildings will leave a path for pedestrians, under the awning at Prior Health Sciences Library.
The Ohio State University was recognized as the 2017-18 Big Ten Champion of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any of its conference competitors.
Green power is zero-emissions electricity generated from environmentally preferable renewable resources, such as wind, solar, geothermal, eligible biogas, biomass, and low-impact hydro. Using green power helps accelerate the development of new renewable energy capacity nationwide and helps users reduce their carbon footprints.
Ohio State beat its conference rivals by using nearly 106 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, representing 18-percent of the school’s annual electricity...
NBC4 reporter RIck Reitzel provided a preview of upcoming construction impacting SR-315 entrance and exit ramps near The Ohio State University. The closures support the Cannon Drive relocation project .
The SR-315 Medical Center ramp will be temporarily closing on May 7 and remain closed through Mid-August. The on-ramp to 315 from Cannon Drive will be closing from June 11 through late November.
Drivers can use Goodale Street or Lane Avenue to Olentangy River Road for the Medical Center closing. For the 315 southbound ramp closure from Cannon Drive, drivers can use Neil Avenue south or John...
The Ohio State University once again had a strong showing in the annual RecycleMania competition. Ohio State finished in fourth place among 300 colleges and universities in North America in the total recycling category of RecycleMania in 2018, with nearly 1.3-million pounds of recycled material during the eight-week competition. This was an improvement upon its 2017 finish, where the university finished in eighth-place overall, recycling 1.1-millon total pounds of material.
Ohio State also topped the Big Ten Conference in the Gameday Basketball diversion rate category, diverting 85-percent of its material from the landfill. Ohio...