Beginning Monday (3/2) through Saturday (3/20), work will take place between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. weekday evenings at the intersection of Old Cannon Drive and Medical Center Drive to install traffic signals and signage. Work will be done in phases, starting on the northwest corner and progressing clockwise around the intersection. Traffic control officials will facilitate traffic through single-lane closures as work progresses.
From Monday (3/8) early morning through Friday (3/19) late afternoon, the surface parking at Starling-Loving Hall will be closed to the public for utility work. The 4 EMS spaces will remain open. Pedestrian access to the M-wing rear door will be maintained. Emergency egress from B-wing and Fry Tower will be possible, but all other pedestrian access will be closed. Alternate ADA parking is available at area garages.
On Saturday (2/27), early morning to late afternoon, the sidewalk between Wiseman Hall and the Biological Sciences Greenhouse will be closed for a crane lift to Wiseman Hall. Signage will detour pedestrians. Herrick Dr. and EMS routes will remain accessible.
UPDATE #4 - Beginning Thursday (2/18), from early morning through mid-afternoon, lane restrictions will be in place at the Woody Hayes Dr. and Herrick Dr. intersection to accommodate installation of a temporary traffic signal. This is in preparation of future construction affecting the area, to be announced.
On Thursday (2/18) between early morning to mid afternoon, crews will be conducting soil samplings in the plaza behind The Blackwell, with equipment, measuring 6' by 14', traveling from one location to the next. Access to The Blackwell will be accommodated via the west entrance on Tuttle Park Place.
The Ohio State University’s research and innovation enterprise is getting a major financial boost from Governor Mike DeWine and JobsOhio.
The Innovation District will receive a major share of a $100 million investment from JobsOhio, the state’s economic development group, into the central Ohio region, advancing the area’s health sciences and research space. Nationwide Children’s Hospital will also receive funding.
At a press conference on Wednesday, Feb. 17, state and university leaders said the funding will strengthen initiatives that are already underway and allow the university to forge new paths.
On Tuesday (2/23), from early morning through late afternoon, College Rd. between A&J Glenn Ave. to the Ohio Union North Garage will be closed for a crane lift at Weigel Hall. Signage will detour pedestrians to the west sidewalk.
The CLS and WC CABS routes will be detoured onto High Street between Woodruff and 12th Avenue, with temporary stops on both sides of 12th Avenue east of College Road. On College Road, there will be no service to Arps Hall, Stillman Hall, and Ohio Union stops.
Beginning Monday (2/15) early morning through Thursday (2/28), a lane shift on EB 12th Avenue east of Cannon Dr. will be in place to accommodate Cannon Drive garages demolition. Two-way traffic will be maintained.