As part of the Research Way Lab Building renovation project, demolition and removal of roof top air handler units is necessary. These units will be removed from the rooftop with a crane. The first and second floors on the northwest side of the building, above the area where air handler units will be removed, are affected. These areas will need to be vacated.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Amy Keene at 541-214-1038.

Research Way Lab Building air handler unit work

As part of the Washington Way Reconstruction project, exploratory utility work (potholing) with flagging will take place, as needed, along Washington Way from 35th Street to 15th Street. The road will remain open, but some delays should be expected. Work is planned to take place through Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Infrastructure Project Manager Aaron Collett at 541-207-2780 or Construction Manager Lindsey Austin at 541-990-7720.

Work will take place along the west side of Benton Place between Jefferson Way and Langton Place to improve ADA accessibility in the area. This work will be non-invasive but will require that parking be removed on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Lindsey Austin at 541-990-7720.

Parking closure on Benton Place

As part of the Merryfield Hall renovation project, a steam shutdown will occur so that failing steam piping can be replaced. Temporary heating will be provided for the spaces that are occupied in the south end and east wing of the building.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Dave Raleigh at 541-230-0804 or Construction Manager Jason Lundy at 541-270-0193.

The steam will be shut down in Student Experience Center Building for emergency repairs to a steam line January 29th 8:00 am – January 29, 2020 3:00 pm. This will affect air temperatures and hot water building wide

For questions or comments on this closure contact Les Walton  at 541-737-4395

Closures are often subject to changes and delays, so please visit the OSU Campus Closures, Shutdowns, and Detours page for updates on this and other campus closures.

Please forward this notice to anyone who would benefit from this information.


As part of the Research Way Lab Building renovation project, a closure of restrooms, room #s 1155-1 and 1156-1, will occur for sanitary sewer tie-in work. These restrooms will not be useable for approximately one hour from 10 to 11 a.m. Restroom, room #1005, however, will remain available for use during this time.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Amy Keene at 541-214-1038.

As part of the ALS Mass Spectrometry HVACProject, a planned power outage is necessary to work on electrical panels. The planned power outage is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Power will be shut down for this duration for the electrical work, and will affect normal power only for the entire south portion of the basement in the ALS Building, as well as lighting on the south end of all floors. Emergency backup power will not be affected.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager Christina Vinson at 503-420-1031