Due to construction, 26th street between SW Campus Way and SW Orchard Ave. (see map) will be closed February 2018 through May 2018. Crews will be installing new steam and condensate lines from the tunnel at Campus Way north to the intersection of 26th street and Orchard. Currently 26th street is scheduled to close on February 2nd 2018 and reopen on May 28th 2018.  Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted, northbound and southbound sidewalks will remain open. We will add an update to this notification when we have more precise details on the construction schedule.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Brian Vinson at 503-917-9050 or Jason Lundy at 541-270-0193.

 

Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus, to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building.  This process affects hot water supply, heating, and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide.  The steam shutdown for 2018 will occur June 17th 6:00 pm – June 20th, 2018 4:00 pm.

For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

 

 

 

OSU Facilities Services be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler system testing.  Testing will take place in the buildings listed below during the month of January. The testing will be brief and include both sounding of alarms and strobes. The sounding of alarms and strobes will be performed before 7:30 in the morning. Notifications will be posted on all entry doors during testing.

Fire Alarm & Sprinkler System Testing

  • Beth Ray Center for Academic Support
  • Ballard Extension Hall
  • Gilkey Hall
  • Book Storage

Sprinkler System Testing Only

  • Kerr Administration Building
  • Snell Hall
  • Johnson Hall

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Alarm Shop at 541-737-6626 or Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Notice: Kerr Administration Freight Elevator

Effective Date(s): Beginning Monday, December 18, 2017 for approximately 3 months

Due to repairs and modernization work, the Kerr Administration Freight Elevator will be closed starting December 18, 2017 for approximately 3 months.

As part of this project, the Kerr Administration East Side Loading Dock will be closed. The loading dock closure will not affect hand truck deliveries or pedestrian pathways for building access. Accommodations for larger deliveries can be made when needed.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Dustin Sievers at 541-760-6240.

As part of the Kerr Admin Freight Elevator Modernization project, the Kerr Admin loading dock will be closed for approximately 3 months beginning December 15, 2017. The closure of the east side of the loading dock will not affect hand truck deliveries or pedestrian pathways for building access. Accommodations for larger deliveries can be made when needed.

For questions or comments on this closure contact, Dustin Sievers at 541-760-6240.

2017 West Campus Street Closure Coordination (Multiple Projects):

Beginning in May 2017, OSU will begin construction of three time sensitive projects on the west side of campus, which will require lane closures and/or detours.  Specific areas of impact include Jefferson Way between 30th and 35th, Campus Way between 30th and 35th, and 30th Street between Washington Way and Jefferson Way.  Estimated durations and scopes of the work can be found in the attached image.  Date specific closure and detour notifications will be sent out as contractor schedules are coordinated, refined, and approved by emergency services.

 

Brief project summaries:

Campus Way Conduits – provides telecom backbone from campus utility tunnel to ASMC building west of 35th.

Utility Tunnel and Jefferson Improvements – provides for a new steam/utility tunnel and road reconstruction and realignment of Jefferson Way.

30th Street Storm Renewal – provides drainage and pavement improvements to mitigate standing water and pavement failures on 30th.