This is an update to a previous notification.

The intersection at SW 26th St. and NW Orchard Ave. will remain closed through Wednesday, December 20.

The map shows an intersection and crosswalk closure at NW Orchard Ave. and SW 26th St., near Johnson Hall.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Jason Lundy at (541) 270-0193.

This is an update to a previous notification.

The location of this closure has been changed. The SW Jefferson Way closure scheduled for Monday, December 18 – Friday, December 22 has been moved to the west and will now begin at the Student Experience Center and extend to SW 26th St. This will open up SW Waldo Place for northbound vehicle traffic. The sidewalk closure will remain unchanged. See updated map below.

The map shows a road and sidewalk closure on SW Jefferson Way from SW Waldo Place to SW 26th Street. The north sidewalk is marked as closed in front of Memorial Union. The south sidewalk is marked as a detour.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Trevor Richie.

Beginning next Wednesday, parking lots across campus will be temporarily closed for leaf clean-up and lost sweeping. The closures will occur between Wednesday, December 20 through Friday and December 22. Each lot will be reopened as the work is completed. Please contact Transportation Services at (541) 737-2583 if you require assistance with alternate parking arrangements. 

Wednesday, December 20 

3222A2-Weniger Hall East
3221A2-Monroe Ave & 16th
3296B2-16th St & A Ave
3282A3-Gill Coliseum West Lot
3284B2-Valley Football Lot
3210A3-Jefferson Way/14th St lot
3205R-Adams Ave Northeast lot
3209R-Washington Ave Southeast Lot
3227R-Washington Ave, 11th St Lot

Thursday, December 21 

3313Bates Hall North Lot
3271Cascade Hall South Lot
3278Sports Complex East Lot
3279University Plaza South Lot
3280May Way Lot
322316th West Lot
3213Madson Ave Co-op Lot
3286Sports Complex West Lot
3303Sackett Hall North Lot
3310Women’s Building West Lot
3242Community Hall South Lot
3243Community Hall West Lot

Friday, December 22 

0025 Parking Garage

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Kristie Liddle at (541) 737-9618. 

This is an update on the Washington Way Improvement Project.  

Please note that multiple projects will be starting and ending in the area over the next few weeks and months. See below for details.

Washington Way Closed Between 26th – 30th St. Starting Dec. 18

Washington Way between 26th and 30th St. will be closed for construction starting on Monday, December 18 and continuing through the winter and spring 2024 terms.

The map shows a road and sidewalk closure on SW Washington Way between SW 26th and SW 30th St.

Washington Way 17th – 26th St. Reopening Jan. 5

Construction activity between 17th and 26th St. will be finishing up over the next few weeks, depending on the weather. This section of Washington Way is expected to reopen by Friday, January 5. The two-way cycle track will also be opening and a separate Campus Notification will follow regarding the traffic pattern change in the area.

Washington Way & 26th Street Construction During Winter Break

During the period between December 18 and January 5, Washington Way will be closed all the way from 17th to 30th St. The north sidewalk will be closed. The multi-use path on the south side of Washington Way will be open for pedestrians.

In addition, the intersection at 26th St. and Washington Way will be closed from December 18 through December 29. The intersection will be closed in ALL DIRECTIONS. This is a significant change to the notification sent on 12/14 regarding this closure. The sidewalks will be closed on both sides of 26th Street from Washington Way to Dixon Recreation Center.

For questions or comments on these closures, contact Construction Manager Derek Bennett at (541) 609-6111.

As part of work for the Memorial Union Roof and Gutter Renewal project, SW Jefferson Way between SW 26th Street and SW Benton Place will be closed to vehicle traffic starting Monday, December 18 through Friday, December 22 daily from 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM. In addition, the sidewalk on the north side of SW Jefferson Way, directly south of the Memorial Union will be closed. Pedestrians will be diverted to the sidewalk on the south side of SW Jefferson Way.

Map to learn how to navigate Jefferson Way closure

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Trevor Richie.

As part of the LaSells Stewart Center Mechanical & Roof Renewal project, the northbound lane of SW 26th St. will be closed on Monday, December 18 to allow for crane activity. The closure will extend from SW Western Blvd to SW Washington Way. Flaggers will be present in the area to direct southbound traffic on 26th St.

A section of the east sidewalk on 26th St. will be closed from Western Blvd. to CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Pedestrians may use the west sidewalk as a detour.

PLEASE NOTE: this notification is one of four road closures or construction zones will be impacting travel on 26th St. between Western Blvd. and Orchard Ave. during the period of December 18 – January 5. See locations and dates below:

The map shows a lane and sidewalk closure on SW 26th Street between SW Western Blvd. and SW Washington Way. The east sidewalk on 26th Street will be closed between Western Blvd. and CH2M Hill Alumni Center.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Justin Fuszek at (541) 740-5260.

Scheduled: Annual Fire Rollup Door Testing

Effective Date(s):  December 18-20, 2023

An outside contractor will be performing testing on fire rollup doors December 18th-20th .  The testing is approximately ½ hour per door. The door will be closed for that time, and there may be some noise as the door closes and opens. Please see the list of impacted buildings below.

  • Kelley Engineering Center
  • Pharmacy Building
  • Magruder Hall
  • Research Way Building
  • Burt Hall
  • Environmental Health & Safety Annex
  • Austin Hall
  • George W. Peavy Forest Science Center
  • The Valley Library
  • Joyce Collin Furman Hall
  • Gill Coliseum
  • Sports Performance
  • Reser Stadium

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

As part of early construction work related to the Jen-Hsun & Lori Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex project, there will be intermittent flagging operations along SW 26th St. between SW Campus Way and NW Monroe Ave from Wednesday, December 20 through Friday, January 5. Flaggers will direct drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians through the construction zone.

The map shows a construction zone and flagging area on SW 26th St. between SW Campus Way and NW Monroe Ave.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Jason Lundy at (541) 270-0193.

Convergint will be conducting annual fire alarm & sprinkler testing.  Testing will take place in the buildings listed below.  The testing will be brief and include both sounding of alarms and strobes. As part of the testing building occupants may notice occasional beeping coming from the fire panel and horns and strobe lights activating throughout the building.  Signage will be posted on exterior doors while testing is being conducted.

December 18th

  • Milne Computer Center (device testing only)
  • The Valley Library (elevator only)
  • Covell/Batcheller Hall (sound & sprinkler testing)

December 19th

  • Valley Football Center (Device testing)
  • Reser Stadium (Device testing)

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