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.
The water will be shut down in Rogers Hall July 1, 2021 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm for repairs to the backflow prevention device. This will affect all water in restrooms, custodial closets, sinks & drinking fountains.
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.
This summer construction impacts map is for illustrative purposes only; individual campus notifications will be sent for each project impact. Project contacts can answer any questions you may have. Dates for scheduled work are still being determined for some projects.
Roadway/Sidewalk impacts: Sidewalks along Jefferson and 26th should remain open with intermittent closures. The walkway between Women’s Building and Fairbanks Hall will be closed intermittently. The parking lot west of Fairbanks Hall will be partially closed.
Project: Roof inspections and repairs for Sackett and Weatherford Residence Halls
Details: Reconstructing the north pedestrian entry (Monroe Street side). The south building entry will remain open. Pedestrian circulation to the exterior stairs at the southwest corner of Graf leading to the lower level of Rogers Hall will be closed. The bridges between Graf and Rogers will be demolished and rebuilt. The existing access from the Rogers Hall 2nd and 3rd floors to Graf Hall will be closed during construction. The pedestrian path from Monroe Street between Graf and Rogers will be closed. The elevator in Rogers Hall will be closed for renovation.
Roadway/Sidewalk impacts: Contractor staging areas will be fenced next to the building on the east end and south side of Graf. Parking on the east and south will be reduced and vehicle circulation (including deliveries) will be restricted. The south building entry will remain open. Utility work in the parking lot south of Graf will restrict pedestrian and vehicular traffic and will remove parking spaces from use. These restrictions will be temporary and will be coordinated to minimize disruption.
Project: West Greenhouse Wing #20 & 21 Classroom ADA accessibility
Roadway/Sidewalk impacts: Intermittent obstructions of west sidewalk of SW Weatherford Place, interior Residence Hall Quad sidewalks adjacent to Poling Hall, SW Weatherford Place and SW Intramural Lane.
As part of the Community Hall Slope Project, Oregon State University will begin work in early July 2021 to update the area shown in the map image below to provide access through this portion of OSU’s Corvallis campus for all people. ADA improvements related to the project will also require reconstruction of building entrances to Gladys Valley, the Pharmacy Building and Joyce Collin Furman Hall. There will be an open entrance to each building at all times.
We will work to accommodate the needs of users working within the project area, but there will be disruptions to many day-to-day activities. If you have specific concerns regarding this project and how it may impact you or your work, please contact with Construction Manager Lindsey Austin at 541-990-7720, to work through any issues.
Update: Annual steam shutdown has been extended due to asbestos contamination in a portion of the tunnel. All steam activity had to be delayed for the environmental cleanup contractor to remove and dispose of the asbestos in a safe manner. Restoration of steam distribution will begin on Monday June 21, 2021 at 6:00 am and it is expected to be fully restored by noon on Monday.
Scheduled: Annual Steam Shutdown-Campus Wide
Effective Date(s): June 13, 8:00 pm- June 17, 2021 3:00 pm
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 2021 will occur June 13th 8:00 pm – June 17th, 2021 3:00 pm.
The industrial hot & cold water will be shut down in Ag. Life Sciences Building June 23, 2021 from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm to repair several failed valves in the building. This will affect most of the labs in the building and any equipment supplied by industrial water. Restrooms should not be affected.
As part of the Poling Hall window replacement project, the north lane of Intramural Lane south of Cauthorn and Poling Halls will be closed. In addition, the sidewalk to the east of Poling, along Weatherford Way, will be closed, as will the east entrance to the quad interior between Poling and Buxton Halls. There will be sidewalks closed inside the quad as well. Parking spots south of Cauthorn and Poling Halls will be closed. Work is scheduled to take place between 6am-4pm daily, starting on Monday, June 14 until Friday, September 3, 2021 (view map).
For questions or comments on this closure, contact project support Josh Walsh at 541-737-0927.
As part of the Fairbanks Hall renovation project, abatement work is scheduled to start on Monday, June 21, 2021. Five parking spaces and one service parking space on the east side of the Fairbanks Hall parking lot (Lot # 3301) will remain offline for campus and public use for approx. five to six weeks.
For questions or comments on this closure, contact construction manager Amy Keene at 541-214-1038.