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

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.

Community Hall Slope Project area map

For work related to Pacific Power system upgrades, electrical trenching and vault placement will take place along SW Washington Way near the Magruder Hall Northeast Lot (parking lot #3360) in the evenings after business hours. Parking lot #3360 will be closed in the evenings to provide access for construction vehicles. Work is scheduled to start after 5 p.m. on the evenings of Wednesday, May 26 through Friday, May 28, 2021. This ongoing work supports Pacific Power’s power infrastructure and prepares for future upgrades to SW Washington Way.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Torre Oberg, 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.

Parking Lot #3360 area map

As part of the Owen Hall Renovation Project, Campus Way in front of Owen Hall will be narrowed by 12 feet for a concrete pump and concrete truck. There will be a 8-10 foot lane that will remain open. Work is scheduled to take place between 5 a.m. and 8 a.m. daily, starting on Wednesday, May 26, and again on Friday, May 28, 2021.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager John Doty at 541-740-8302 or Construction Manager David Amundson at 541-737-2760.

Campus Way area map

For work related to Pacific Power system upgrades, the multi-use path along SW Washington Way will be temporarily sectioned off between 30th Street and 35th Street for electrical work being performed by Pacific Power. A detour will be in place. Work is extended through Monday, May 24, 2021.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Torre Oberg, 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

As part of the Research Way Lab Building Renovation Project, workers will be pressure testing the coil for the cooling tower outside north of the building. This affects heat and cooling for the building. Temperatures are forecasted to be cool on the day of the scheduled work to avoid allowing the building to get too warm.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager John Doty at 541-740-8302.

Research Way Lab Building area map