UPDATE May 21 - Currently in phase 4, this project has been extended to approximately mid June.
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Beginning Monday (4/20) and continuing for 4-6 weeks, depending on field conditions, construction will take place on 10th Avenue to accommodate utilities work. Work will be completed in phases, each lasting for 1 to 1-1/2 weeks.
Access to Fry Hall and to the ADA parking spaces along 10th Avenue will be maintained. Traffic and pedestrian access will be maintained by signage and traffic control officials.
On Wednesday (5/13) from early morning to late afternoon, westbound traffic on Medical Center Drive south of Dodd Hall will be reduced to one lane to accommodate utility work. Access to the Davis Medical Research Center will be maintained.
A typical workday for Ohio State’s Matt Spisak used to consist of project work related to Wexner Medical Center construction. But in the days of COVID-19, the FOD project manager has been called to provide a different kind of support to as part of the Ohio Military Reserve.
“I have been part of the team supporting the Mid-Ohio Foodbank,” Spisak said. “We have been sorting, packing and distributing food all around the central Ohio region.”
Spisak, a native of Perry, Ohio, is a 2nd Lieutenant with The Ohio Military Reserve. The group is part of the Ohio Army...
Infrastructure work required for the West Campus Innovation District will begin on Monday (5/4). Fencing will be installed around the northeast corner of Beekman Park, closing Beekman Fields and the walking path. The fencing and associated closures will remain in place through mid August 2020. For more information about upcoming construction on west campus, visit buildingthefuture.osu.edu .
On Tuesday (5/5) from mid to late morning, 18th Avenue will experience lane restrictions south of Arps Garage for sod installation. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrians will be detoured to the south sidewalk. The date is subject to change, depending on field conditions.
Beginning Monday (4/27) early morning and continuing through Sunday (5/3) late afternoon, there will be lane restrictions at the Brain and Spine Hospital Loop to reconfigure the island. Westbound traffic will be maintained.
Drip, drip, drip … If you stay quiet and listen closely, you can hear it. Water always finds a way and now Ohio State’s Facilities Operations and Development has embraced a unique way to track it.
“They listen to the water mains using acoustic methods,” said Brenda VanCleave, water engineer for FOD’s sustainability office. “They can pinpoint where there’s a leak within three meters of that leak.”
As part of ongoing leak detection surveys, FOD has partnered with a third-party crew that mounts their equipment onto fire hydrants and listen to the water main between the hydrants to...
On Saturday (4/25) from early morning to late afternoon, the eastbound lane of 12th Avenue by Postle Hall will be closed for a crane lift to Doan Hall. Two-way traffic will be maintained in the westbound lane with the assistance of traffic control officials. Access to Doan Hall and to the 12th Avenue Garage will be maintained. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk.
The Ohio State University continues to navigate coronavirus (COVID-19) by taking steps to serve the best interests of our students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors. The university has assessed capital projects in an effort to increase financial liquidity until the full impact of COVID-19 is known.
All projects in our pipeline remain important to support our teaching, research and patient care missions. We also recognize the need to be prudent and cautious during these uncertain times. Most construction will continue as planned. However, following an evaluation, projects that can be slowed or modified have been identified.