UPDATE Apr 18 - 12:25 p.m. - All power has been restored.
Apr 18 - 11:47 a.m. - A power outage has been reported in Ohio State’s west campus area. This is impacting traffic lights in the area of Kenny Road, Woody Hayes Drive and Kinnear Road, causing traffic back-ups. Currently, CABS service remains on schedule, but please plan ahead in case of possible delays as the result of the power outage. AEP reports an estimated restoration time between noon and 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18.
On April 8, from 7 a.m. to mid-afternoon, 10th Avenue between Westpark Street and Medical Center Drive will be closed for the annual Garden of Pinwheels event. Signage will be in place to detour traffic counterclockwise via north on Medical Center Drive to south on Westpark Street.
The are several projects coming to The Ohio State University that are set to enhance the campus' functionality. The Columbus Dipatch published an article covering the university's plan to expand outdoor wireless intervew throughout campus, including at Ohio Stadium and at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. The university also plans to renovate Postle Hall, home to the College of Dentistry. Finally, the university plans to add a new commercial hangar for the Don Scott Airport. The proposals are seeking final approval from the university's Board of Trustees on April 6. Read the full story at Dispatch.com .
Beginning April 6 at 7 a.m. and continuing through mid-afternoon, the sidewalk between Rhodes Hall and Prior Hall will be partially closed for a crane lift. Signage will be in place to direct pedestrians, and the fence line between the two buildings will leave a path for pedestrians, under the awning at Prior Health Sciences Library.
On April 7, beginning at approximately 7 a.m. and continuing through late afternoon, the southbound lane of Neil Ave. between 8th Ave. and King Ave. will be closed for a crane lift to the Mershon Center. Signage will be in place to indicate traffic detours. Southbound traffic will be detoured east on 8th Avenue, then south on Worthington Street. The northbound lane and northbound street parking will remain open. There will be no street parking on the west side of Neil. Pedestrians will be directed to use the east sidewalk. The Mershon Center will be closed for the day, with...
The construction team will soon be packing up its equipment, as renovations of the historic Pomerene Hall are nearing completion. Late May 2018 is the target date for the new tenants of the building to start moving in. Pomerene Hall will house Translational Data Analytics, the Undergraduate Data Analytics Major and the Department of History of Art. Read more about the project.
Pomerene Hall was featured as part of A&P Communications' video series, Buck-Eye View, which gives the audience an in-depth view of construction projects and historic buildings on The Ohio State University campus. View the...
On Monday, April 9, beginning at 9 p.m. and continuing through Tuesday, April 10, at 6 a.m., the eastbound lane of 10th Avenue between Medical Center Drive and Westpark Street will be closed for utility work. The westbound lane will remain open. Traffic delays around the area and service delays on the Martha Morehouse shuttle are anticipated during this time. This effort is in support of the Cannon Drive Relocation project.
On Monday, March 26, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing through mid-afternoon, the eastbound lane of 10th Avenue between Medical Center Drive and Westpark Street will be closed for utility work. The westbound lane will remain open. Traffic delays around the area and service delays on the Martha Morehouse shuttle are anticipated during this time. This effort is in support of the Cannon Drive Relocation project.
UPDATE - Work will continue on Saturday, March 24, to complete installation of building signage. The sidewalk in front of the south façade main entrance of University Hospital will experience rolling blockages. Barriers and a flagger will be in place to oversee ADA access and direct pedestrians. Access to the building will be maintained.
Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP), ENGIE Services and The Ohio State University will begin work in early April to repair or replace 3,000 feet of aging utilities underneath The Oval.
Multiple phases of fencing are required on The Oval to support safety with configurations likely to change in April, May and August ( see maps ).
Heavier work will take place during the summer and into the fall to reduce impacts this spring. Crews will make every effort to minimize noise. Please anticipate heavy pedestrian impacts on and around The Oval during the project, scheduled to run...