Pacific Power, our electrical utility provider, has an urgent need to make a switch gear repair. For this repair to happen they will need to shut down the power to the following buildings: Waldo, Langton, Moreland, Fairbanks, Snell, McAlexander Fieldhouse, Kerr Admin, Gladys Valley Gymnastics, Pharmacy, Furman Hall, Callahan, McNary, Wilson, Weatherford, Buxton, Poling, Cauthorn, Hawley, Heckert, Reed Lodge, West Dining & Peavy. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause, however this shutdown is necessary so Pacific Corp can make the necessary repairs to ensure life safety and protect the integrity of the campus electrical grid.

The shutdown will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, 7/31/16 and we anticipate restoring power services by 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, 7/31/16.

For questions or comments on this notice contact, Stuart Larson  at 541-737-8313 or Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

We are asking building staff who have question to contact their building managers:

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

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.

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Due to the city’s reconstruction of 35th and Washington Way, the intersection will be closed to traffic for several weeks beginning August 8, 2016 through September 3, 2016.  Detours will be in place. This project is the final phase of improvements to the railroad at-grade crossing that includes new RxR signals, rail crossing, roadway approaches, sidewalk crossings, and adjacent driveway improvements.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact the City of Corvallis Public Works at 541-766-6916.

Access to the OSU gravel drive west of 35th (the “Boneyard”) will also be closed during the construction from August 8, 2016 until completion of the project on September 3, 2016.  Service access to the gravel driveway will be accommodated for certain university operations only. Please contact Nathan Patterson at  541-737-6956 for additional details regarding access.

CaptureAs part of the Johnson Hall project, reconstruction of 26th Street from Campus Way north to the Johnson Hall project will take place starting Monday July 25, 2016 and go through roughly August 10, 2016.  This will require closure of the parking and sidewalk along Ballard Hall as shown in the attached image.  The intersection of Campus Way and 26th will remain fully open and 26th Street south of 26th will open concurrently with the closure for this work. The existing detour under the ALS/Cordley bridge will be removed Monday, July 25, 2016. During this work there may be disruptive noise and minor dust.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Nathan Patterson at 541-737-6956.

Crop Science Building West Lot #3332Due to parking lot maintenance the following lot will be closed, Crop Science Building West (Lot #3332) July 25 – July 27, 2016.  The work will be done in stages to allow for parking. The lot will be reopened when the work is finished and the area is safe to enter.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Hank Kemper at (541) 737-9618.

The city will be reconstructing the railroad crossing at 35th Street and Washington Way this summer.  During the reconstruction of the railroad at-grade crossing, road and rail work are to take place, which will result in sidewalk and roadway closures of 35th Street.

Additional information on closure details and duration will be shared as information is received from the city.

For questions or additional information, contact Nathan Patterson.

26th Street 6.13.16As part of the Johnson Hall Project, 26th Street from the crosswalk at Bates Hall to Monroe Avenue, and the sidewalk on the west side of Plageman Hall, will be closed June 13, 2016 through August 1, 2016. The street and sidewalk are going to be rebuilt as part of the Johnson Hall project. There may be some noise during the demolition of the road.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Dave Raleigh at 541-230-0804.