Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP), ENGIE Services and The Ohio State University continue utility work underneath The Oval to support nearby building heating and hot water.
Initial fencing was installed in early April on the eastern portion of The Oval. Following spring commencement, additional fencing will be added across the middle portion of The Oval starting on Monday, May 7 ( see map ). In addition, the parking lot north of Orton Hall will close for one week to relocate water lines and install temporary building heating systems.
Construction fences will enhance safety by reducing pedestrian access....
As part of its monthly video series, Buck-Eye View, A&P Communications took a look at the progress of the Schumaker Student Athlete Development Center in the Athletics District of Ohio State. The new building is set to open in October 2018 and will be the new home to seven athletics programs, including men's and women's lacrosse, softball, rowing, field hockey and men's and women's soccer.
On April 23, 2018, The Lantern published an article on Facilities Operations and Development groundskeeper Luther Nolan. Nolan has worked as a groundskeeper at Ohio State for 16 years. For years, he was one class short of completing his undergraduate degree in anthropology, but he went back to class and received his diploma in 2013. Now he's pursuing another degree in history along with a minor in Spanish and a minor in Andean and Amazonian studies. Read the entire article from The Lantern.
In September 2017, Nolan was featured in Administration and Planning's A&People video series....
On Wednesday, April 25, beginning at 6 a.m. and continuing through late afternoon, a crane lift will take place south of the Martha Morehouse Pavilion, affecting parking. Alternate ADA parking will be made available. Access to the building will be maintained.
On Saturday, April 28, beginning at 6 a.m. and continuing 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.
On Saturday, April 21, beginning at 6 a.m. and continuing through early afternoon, 12th Avenue will be closed at Postle Hall for a crane lift. Signage will detour traffic to Herrick Drive. Pedestrians will be directed to use the north sidewalk.
UPDATE Apr 18 - 12:25 p.m. - All power has been restored.
Apr 18 - 11:47 a.m. - A power outage has been reported in Ohio State’s west campus area. This is impacting traffic lights in the area of Kenny Road, Woody Hayes Drive and Kinnear Road, causing traffic back-ups. Currently, CABS service remains on schedule, but please plan ahead in case of possible delays as the result of the power outage. AEP reports an estimated restoration time between noon and 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18.
The new, enclosed shelter at the Herrick Drive Transit Hub will open on Saturday, April 14, as part of continued investments to support transportation and parking changes related to the Cannon Drive Relocation project . Amenities of the new shelter will include heating, cooling, wi-fi and seating. The temporary bus shelters located at the north and south ends of the site will be removed on Friday, April 13, to allow for final site work and so pedestrians may easily access the new shelter when it opens. Dates are weather dependent and subject to change. Additional details and project updates...
Monday (4/16) through Wednesday (4/18), from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, the southbound lane of College Road at Hughes Hall will be closed. Traffic control officers will be onsite to facilitate two-way traffic in the northbound lane. Pedestrians will be directed to use the east sidewalk. College Road will reopen to two lanes after 5 p.m. on each day. This work supports the Oval Utility Tunnel Repair project.
Below are parking plans for staff who work in the Wexner Medical Center area during the Spring Football Game (4/14):
Third-Shift Staff Parking on Friday Evening Third-shift staff with West Campus permits arriving after 6 p.m. on Friday should park in the 12th Avenue Garage. An entry ticket should be pulled to enter the garage. No-cost exit will be available beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday. Staff holding permits with garage access may continue to park in any available staff garage. Staff Parking on Saturday Staff arriving after 5 a.m. on Saturday should park in the 9th Avenue West...