Notice: Demolition of 3rd floor bridge between Rogers and Graf Halls

Effective Date(s): week of August 2, 2021

As part of the Graf Hall Renovation Project, the 3rd floor bridge between Rogers Hall and Graf Hall will be demolished. Work will occur through the week of August 6 and will generate noise and dust. No pedestrians or vehicles will be allowed in the vicinity of the work and the bridges at all levels will not be accessible.

The noise from this work will affect all the buildings in the area, especially the ones shown in the attached area plan.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager David Amundson at 541-737-2760 or Construction Manager Lindsey Austin at 541-990-7720.

As part of the Nash Hall Elevator project, the southwest elevator in Nash Hall will be out of service starting on Monday, Aug. 9 through Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021. The northeast elevator in Nash Hall will remain in service during this work. Work includes code-required modifications to fire sprinkler heads and associated electrical systems, which necessitates the temporary shutdown of the water to the fire suppression system and temporary disabling of associated alarms. A final elevator inspection is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. 

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Infrastructure Project Manager Aaron Collett at 541-207-2780 or contractor Jonathan Fisher, with Ausland Group, at 541-450-2774.

Nash Hall area map

For work related to the Arts & Education Complex project, sections of the sidewalks along 15th Street and Washington Way will be closed off for several weeks. Pedestrian detours will be in place. Work is scheduled to start on Monday, July 12, 2021 through Friday, July 23, 2021.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Construction Manager Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.

15th & Washington Way sidewalk closure area map

For work related to Pacific Power system upgrades, Pacific Power will continue to perform electrical trenching and drilling work through the end of August 2021. Electrical trenching and drilling work started at the intersection of 35th Street and SW Washington Way in mid-April 2021. Ongoing work will occur on both sides of SW Washington Way between 35th Street and 30th Street. This work supports Pacific Power’s power infrastructure and prepares for future upgrades to SW Washington Way.

The schedule of work along SW Washington Way includes:

  • Multi-Use Path trenching – July 6-7
  • Boring (north of SW Washington Way) – July 15-16
  • Finish work (north of SW Washington Way) July 26-Aug. 12
  • Temporary fencing by Magruder Hall – Aug. 2
  • Vault set – Aug. 6

For questions or comments on this work, contact Torre Oberg, the project manager with Magnum Power, at 360-703-7432, or OSU Infrastructure Project Manager Aaron Collett at 541-207-2780. Magnum Power is the contractor working with Pacific Power.

SW Washington Way area map

Facilities Services will be performing annual load bank testing for the below listed building emergency/ stand-by generators.  Each test will take approximately 3 hours. There may be excessive noise and possible exhaust fume odors associated with testing.  Each generator will be refueled after testing.

Week of July 5th

  • Reser Stadium
  • Merritt Truax Indoor Center
  • Magruder Hall Onan
  • Magruder Hall Generac
  • Dryden Hall

Week of July 12th

  • Cascade Hall
  • Lab Animal Resources Center
  • George W. Peavy Forest Science Center
  • Richardson Hall

Week of July 19th

  • Energy Center
  • Precision Agricultural Systems Center
  • RAIL
  • Austin Hall
  • Learning Innovation Center

Saturday July 24th

  • Nash Hall & Linus Pauling Science Center
  • Agricultural & Life Sciences Building

Week of July 26th

  • Hallie E. Ford Center
  • Kelly Engineering Center
  • Johnson Hall
  • Plageman Student Health Center

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

Pacific Power crews will be on campus Monday, June 21, 2021, to perform maintenance work in a vault and on a transformer. Line trucks will be blocking a roadway lane at the southwest corner of SW Campus Way and SW 30th Street. Pacific Power will have flaggers to control traffic. Work will occur from approximately 9:30am-3:30pm.

This work will not require an electrical outage.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Erin Martin.