The industrial hot water will be shut down in Ag. Life Sciences Building May 15, 2018 from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm while copper fittings are replaced at the industrial hot water exchanger. This will affect the industrial hot water in labs and equipment attached to the industrial hot water.

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

Due to the 26th Street Steam Line Replacement Project. The steam will be shut down in Johnson Hall on Thursday, May 10th 12:00 pm – May 11th, 2018 12:00 pm to do a tie in for the new steam and condensate lines to the system. This will affect all building heat, hot water and autoclaves.

For questions or comments on this closure, Jason Lundy at 541-270-0193 or Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

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 21st, 2018 5:00 pm.

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




The RO/DI water system will be shut down in Richardson Hall beginning February 6, 2018 for emergency repairs to a D.I water pump. This will not affect the main water supply to the building just labs with RO/DI systems. A second notice will follow when the D.I. water pump has been restored.

For questions or comments on this notice contact, Dan Wombacher at 541-619-4164.

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.