Getting Around the ContructionPosted September 27th, 2013 by mayersl
This was taken from an email from our Vice Presidents of Financial & Administration and University Marketing and Relations
This will be an exciting year of growth at OSU that includes several large construction projects underway across campus. This construction will necessitate detours, delays, road closures, and parking and pathway changes that will impact how our faculty, students, staff and visitors get around on campus.
We apologize for any inconveniences you may experience during this time. However, your safety is our number one concern.
Please be especially cautious and careful around construction areas by watching out for the safety of yourself and those around you. We recommend the following steps that each of us can take to increase safety:
- Be aware of your surroundings while on campus
- Remove headphones and avoid texting in construction areas
- Walk your bike through areas where there is a heavy concentration of pedestrians
- Stay on pathways and avoid walking or biking in streets where construction vehicles travel
- Only cross streets using designated crossings
- Don’t cross or enter a restricted construction area
- Observe all directions provided by construction flaggers
- Be aware of construction vehicles traveling on campus
- Give all construction vehicles ample space to navigate into and out of construction areas
- Immediately report any potentially unsafe situation you see to Rose DeBono at 541-737-8408
Please refer to the Construction Impact Mitigation Map, which is available at http://campusops.oregonstate.edu/construction. This map of construction activities occurring on campus will be updated on a regular basis to provide you with the most current information. It identifies the major projects underway (marked in orange) and routes being used by construction vehicles while on campus (marked in green). The map also identifies the efforts that OSU Capital Planning and Development has established to help everyone get around as safely as possible during this extensive period of construction. As you can see from the map, flaggers will be utilized in a number of locations on campus to help direct traffic. These locations are marked by flagger icons. Also, Pedestrian Access routes (marked in purple) have been established at key street crossings and intersections.