The Lantern recently wrote about how the Arts District will support a growing major of study at Ohio State. As reported by the outlet, students in the Moving-Image Production program will have a new place to call home and express their talent through moving images for the first time in fall 2022.
The new building construction on College Road is part of Ohio State’s Framework 2.0 project, a plan to develop the Columbus campus that is focused around the campus’s physical needs to support academics at Ohio State.
On Saturday (1/18), from early morning to early evening, 12th Avenue will experience lane restrictions near Postle Hall for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with the assistance of traffic control officials. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk. Postle Hall's entrance south of Aronoff Laboratory will be closed. Access to the building will be maintained via the entrance nearer Jennings Hall.
UPDATE Jan 9 - This work has been extended through Friday (1/31). The crosswalk at Neil Ave. and 12th Ave. by Postle Hall will be closed to pedestrians. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north sidewalk of 12th Ave. and the east sidewalk of Neil Ave. Crossovers on Neil Ave. are available at 12th Avenue south of Pomerene Hall and north of Hamilton Hall.
On Thursday (1/2), from early morning through late afternoon, 18th Avenue north of Arps Hall will be closed for a crane lift. Traffic will be detoured to Woodruff Avenue, and pedestrians will be detoured to the north of Arps Garage or to the south of Arps Hall. Access to Arps Garage will be maintained. The surface lot at Arps Hall will be closed, with alternate ADA parking available in Arps Garage. The back-up date is Friday (1/3).
Beginning Thursday (1/2) and continuing through Thursday (1/9), the A-wing entry on the east side of Starling-Loving and the sidewalk will be closed for utility work. Signage will detour pedestrians to the north of the building or to 10th Avenue. Northbound traffic will be maintained.
On Friday (12/20), early morning to late afternoon, 12th Avenue by Hale Hall will experience lane shifts to accommodate utility work. Two-way traffic and CABS routes will be maintained. The main entrance to Hale Hall and the north sidewalk will be closed. Signage will direct pedestrians to the south sidewalk.
Reminder - Beginning Friday (12/13) and continuing through Friday (12/20), 11th Avenue east of Neil Avenue will be closed for utility work. Access to the 11th Avenue Garage will be maintained. Pedestrians continue to be detoured to the north sidewalk.
From Monday (12/16) early morning through Monday (12/23) late afternoon, 10th Avenue – south of Prior Hall, Fry Hall, and Starling-Loving Hall – will experience rolling lane restrictions to accommodate utility work. Eastbound traffic and access to Fry Hall will be maintained. The north sidewalk will be closed, and pedestrians will be detoured to the south sidewalk. Alternate ADA parking is available on the south side of the street and within the parking area at Starling-Loving Hall.
On Thursday (12/12) and Friday (12/13), soil testing will occur at various locations near the Stadium and the towers. A truck will sit atop each location and collect soil samples at various depths. The exact schedule and order of drillings will be variable because of access, weather, and rate of progress.