The city of Columbus is continuing its initiative to improve the public infrastructure on West 3rd Avenue between Olentangy River Road and Edgehill Road. The project will facilitate traffic flow, improve safety and provide pedestrian and bicyclist accommodations. Construction will begin November 28, 2016, and end autumn 2017, subject to weather conditions.
Beginning November 28, the contractor will lay conduit on 3rd Avenue. The work is expected to take two weeks, subject to weather conditions. Traffic will be maintained. Motorists are encouraged to slow down and follow the directions of flaggers in the roadway. Work will...
While the teams battle it out on the field during the Ohio State/Michigan football game, Ohio State fans will be working toward another championship in the stands: Zero Waste Champions.
Zero waste refers to diverting 90 percent or more of disposed materials away from the landfill by recycling, repurposing and composting. For four years in a row, Ohio State has ranked first in the Big Ten Conference, setting a new standard for collegiate stadium recycling.
Ohio Stadium is the largest stadium in the country to continuously achieve zero waste status. Ohio State began its zero waste effort during...
The Ohio State University's campus has more than 400 buildings and 30 million square feet of indoor space. In most years, the university sees about $200 million in construction, including new buildings and renovations. Learn how projects like these are planned and built in line with the university’s vision and strategic plan in the Columbus Dispatch article .
The loop in front of University Hospital and the Ross Heart Hospital will be closed starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, through the end of the day on Sunday, Nov. 13. Pedestrian and vehicular access will not be permitted in this area. To access University Hospital or the Ross Heart Hospital, pedestrians should use the connector from the SafeAuto Hospitals Garage to the Ross Heart Hospital. During this time, discharges or patient pick-up/drop-off should occur at the front entrance of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. The front entrance to Prior Hall will remain open. Valet...
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Poor lifting can weigh you down. Use smart lifting practices and work in your power zone to avoid injuries. In this edition of the Environmental Health & Safety brief, learn to lift smart and think before you start. Click the image below to learn more.
A lecture about physics is underway at Browning Amphitheater as a class tests water samples along a wetland barrier. Students take notes on iPads of new trees and plant growth in the shadow of Oxley Hall. It’s not the Mirror Lake District of today, but it might be the one of tomorrow.
This week, students, staff and faculty discussed how this historic area could serve as a classroom and laboratory of the future. Two workshops at The Ohio State University Faculty Club focused on how the new Mirror Lake area could be used for academic purposes.
On Monday (11/7) and continuing through mid-November, the sidewalk located on the west side of College Road at 18th Avenue will be closed for continued roadway work in the area. Pedestrians will be detoured to use the sidewalk on the east side of College Road. The roadway work will extend partially into College Road, however vehicular traffic will be maintained.
As preparations continue for future projects in the Wexner Medical Center, additional construction traffic may be noticed along Cannon Drive beginning Monday, October 31. While some traffic impacts are anticipated, traffic control officers will be on-site during peak times to assist motorists. This information is being shared to make motorists aware of extra activity in the area so that they may plan accordingly.
On Saturday, October 22, approximately 30 student volunteers representing four different student organizations joined EHS and FOD staff to clean and maintain the rain gardens behind Jennings Hall. The gardens were weeded, perennials were trimmed, trees were pruned, and shrubs and a small Ohio Buckeye tree were transplanted.