The effort to restore a nearly 100-year-old building and bring it into the modern age requires a lot of care and more than a little respect for history. Work is underway to do just that at Pomerene Hall on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University.
The construction at Pomerene and neighboring Oxley Hall is part of the Mirror Lake District renovation project. The goal is to take part of campus history and restore it rather than start over.
“We’re taking a building from the 1920s and we’re updating it for a modern mission,” said Ruth Miller,...
Beginning Tuesday (Jan. 3) and continuing through Saturday (Jan. 7), the Stillman parking lot will be closed for completing work associated with the 18th Ave. roadway construction project. Alternative ADA parking is available at the Arps Parking Garage.
The City of Columbus will perform utility work at three campus locations. Traffic control officers will be in place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to maintain one lane of traffic in each direction. The schedule is as follows: • Week of Dec. 19 - On Millikin Road, south of Annie and John Glenn Ave. • Week of Dec. 19 - On Neil Ave. southbound, south of 10th Ave. • Week of Dec. 26 - On Woodruff Ave. westbound, east of Tuttle Park Place
During this 2-week time frame, similiar work will be done along the...
Employees and supervisors are responsible for reporting every work-related accident and illness. In this edition of the Environmental Health & Safety brief, learn the steps to take and where to seek medical treatment if needed. Click the image below to learn more.
In November 2015, Ohio State announced university-wide sustainability goals to guide development of durable solutions to the challenges of sustainability. As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the goals, students, faculty and staff – as well as the Central Ohio community – are seeing the payoff. Efforts over the past 12 months have resulted in a wide-range of progress toward developing global citizens with knowledge of sustainability issues; creating discoveries to enhance sustainability research; conserving energy; reducing waste; protecting the environment; and obtaining food from local and sustainable sources.
Beginning Monday morning (12/19) and continuing through Friday (12/23) afternoon, Neil Ave., south of Herrick Drive and north of 12th Ave., will be closed to thru-traffic for utility work. Detour signage will be in place. Access to the Neil Ave. Garage will be via Cannon Drive to Herrick Drive. The roadway will remain accessible to emergency vehicles.
On Saturday, Dec. 10, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Woodruff Ave. between Tuttle Park Place and the Scott House loading dock will be closed to thru-traffic for a crane lift at Hitchcock Hall. The sidewalks between Hitchcock Hall and the Physics Building will be closed, as will the southeast entrance of Schoenbaum Hall. Detour signage will be in place. During this time, the Buckeye Village CABS route will proceed to RPAC Plaza and return north, not servicing the University Hall, 17th & College Rd., Arps Hall, Blackburn House, and Mason Hall stops.
On Thursday, Dec. 1, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., moving trucks will be parked along Magruder Road, and approximately four ADA parking spaces near the Smith Lab loading dock will be blocked off for equipment delivery to Smith Lab. Additional ADA parking is available at Arps Garage.
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...