Effective Monday (10/5), Lock & Key Services will be relocated to 050 Central Service Building, 2003 Millikin Road, accessible from the west side of the building. Hours will be Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with lock technicians available from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Beginning Monday (10/5) early morning and continuing through 2025, Upham Drive will be closed for infrastructure work that will support future construction of the new Inpatient Hospital. During this phase, the southwest entry of Harding Hospital will be closed in favor of entry on the east side (ADA accessible), and signage will detour pedestrians. Additional impacts will be posted throughout construction as warranted.
On Wednesday (9/23), from early morning through early afternoon, College Road at Annie & John Glenn Avenue will experience a slight lane restriction to accommodate utility work. Traffic will be maintained with the assistance of traffic control officials.
UPDATE Sep 22 - On September 29 and October 3, 10, 25, and 31, beginning early morning through late afternoon, parking and sidewalks around Converse Hall will be closed to accommodate crane lifts to upgrade the Converse Hall HVAC systems. Access to the building will be maintained. Signage will detour pedestrians around the work zones. Pedestrians are urged to exercise additional caution.
On four Tuesdays (9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10), Millikin Road north of Annie and John Glenn Ave. will be reduced to one lane for crane lifts to facilitate McCracken roof replacement. Two-way traffic will be maintained in one lane with the assistance of traffic control personnel. Signage will detour pedestrians to the east sidewalk. Access to Baker Systems Engineering loading dock and available ADA parking will be maintained.
UPDATE Sep 22 - Field conditions have necessitated closing 11th Avenue again on Thursday (9/24) through Monday (9/28). Eleventh Avenue and the north sidewalk east of Neil Avenue will be closed to accommodate utility work. The 11th Avenue Garage will remain accessible from the east. Signage will detour pedestrians around the site. The ADA detour is on Worthington Street.
Beginning Friday (9/25) early morning and continuing through Saturday (10/31) late afternoon, Carmack Road just west of Kenny Road will experience lane restrictions to accommodate utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained. In two phases, work will close the westbound lanes (approximately 3 weeks) and then the eastbound lanes (approximately 2 weeks). Traffic delays may occur, so motorists should plan accordingly.
UPDATE Sep 2 - This project has been extended through Friday (9/18) because of recent weather. Fred Taylor Drive will undergo improvements to the sidewalks and roadway as part of its routine maintenance and repair program. Work will begin on the outside lanes to make spot repairs to curbs, sidewalks, and ramps. Traffic and CABS routes will be maintained in both directions but may experience rolling lane closures and/or lane restrictions.
The Columbus Dispatch shared news this week of plans for a new inpatient hospital - one set to be The Ohio State University's largest project in history.
As reported by the newspaper, Ohio State is seeking approval from the board of trustees for the construction of a $1.79 billion, 1.9 million-square-foot hospital tower. Pending trustees’ approval, the facility is expected to open in early 2026.
Video of Tents Help Return-to-Campus Plan Administration and Planning is playing a significant role in helping students, faculty and staff return to campus this fall. Facilities Operations and Development (FOD) and Planning, Architecture and Real Estate (PARE) partnered with the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to install six tents in key campus areas. The new spaces will allow classes to take place outdoors to support creative expression, such as dance and theater, while enhancing safety.