Beginning Monday (12/2) and continuing through the end of January, the City of Columbus will close the western southbound lane of Olentangy River Road, between Borror Drive and Argyll Street, for utility work. This lane will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and weekends from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Traffic delays are anticipated.
Additional work will continue in the area through summer 2020. Information will be shared in advance so motorists may plan accordingly.
Beginning Monday (11/25) early morning and continuing through Tuesday (11/26) late afternoon, 18th Avenue, east of College Road, will be reduced to one lane, but two-way traffic will be maintained. The south entrance/exit of Arps Garage will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Traffic control officials will be on-site to direct traffic accordingly. Motorists should allow additional time for travel in the area.
Compost. Trash. Recycle. The Ohio State University Board of Trustees followed three simple steps in an effort to make its November meeting a zero waste event in support of the university’s overall sustainability goals .
Zero waste is defined as diverting 90% or more of waste from the landfill. Ohio State’s goal is to become a zero waste campus through recycling, compost and reuse by 2025.
“We hope that today marks the first official zero waste Board of Trustees meeting,” said Mary Leciejewski, zero waste manager with Ohio State’s Facilities Operations and Development. “We’ve made operational...
Beginning Tuesday (11/26) early morning and continuing through mid afternoon, the moat entrances at Morrill and Lincoln Towers will be closed for equipment installation. Access to the loading docks will be maintained. Alternative ADA parking is available at the Mid-Tower Lot, the Stadium Lot, the Drake Performance and Event Center, and at the northeast corner of Cannon Drive and Herrick Drive.
UPDATE Nov. 7 - The crane lift on the northwest corner of the 680 Ackerman Road building, originally scheduled to occur on Saturday (11/2), has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday (11/10). The work will accommodate placement of a generator.
Safety is the university’s top priority, and Facilities Operations and Development (FOD), CampusParc, Transportation and Traffic Management (TTM), and the Department of Public Safety work together to offer services during the winter months to keep you safe. As snow and ice start to collect, FOD teams are dispatched to treat campus roadways and sidewalks. They remain on campus throughout the day and night, treating and plowing as needed. CampusParc crews also will be on campus treating parking lots and garages, with garage rooftops remaining open, when possible. Learn more on the CampusParc website .
On Monday (11/11), from early morning through late afternoon, one lane of Upham Drive will be closed east of Harding Hospital for equipment installation. Southbound traffic will be maintained. The east entrance and the east sidewalk at Harding Hospital will be closed, and pedestrians will be detoured to the sidewalk along the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute. Access to the building will be maintained at the north and at the southwest entrances.
Beginning Monday (11/4) early morning and continuing through Friday (12/6), the area around Spirit of Women Park will undergo lane restrictions for fountain maintenance. Two-way traffic will be maintained. The westernmost walking path will be closed.
On Saturday and Sunday (11/2 and 11/3), beginning early morning and continuing through late 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. The Buckeye Village (BV) CABS route will be rerouted during this time and will not service University Hall, Arps Hall, Blackburn and Mason Hall bus stops.