Notice: Oak Creek Building Exterior Wood Column Lead Abatement & Shoring

Effective Date(s): Wednesday, January 6 through Friday, January 15, 2021

Exterior wood column lead abatement and shoring will be performed as part of the Oak Creek Building Wood Column Replacement. The work will occur on the south side of the exterior of the building and affect two floors. There will likely be solvent odors for the lead paint removal, running through early next week (1/11/21) and drilling noise / vibrations through the end of next week (1/15/21).

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

For work related to the ILLC masonry repairs, the sidewalk on the south side of the ILLC will be closed. The closure is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Patrick Robinson with University Housing and Dining Services at 541-737-2428.

Notice: Closure of Intramural Lane between Weatherford Place and Sackett Place

Effective Date(s): Friday, Oct 2, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For work related to the Cauthorn Hall Fire Suppression Installation, the SW Intramural Lane between Weatherford Place and Sackett Place will be closed. The closure is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Patrick Robinson with University Housing and Dining Services at 541-737-2428.

A planned power service interruption will occur on Thursday, July 16, beginning at 5 a.m. and last through Saturday, July 18, at 12 p.m. The work to be performed by Pacific Power includes replacing switches and cables that feed certain buildings along Southwest Jefferson Way and Southwest Campus Way. See below for a list of affected buildings.

For staff using remote desktop, IT is working to ensure limited interruptions to work.

Impacted Buildings: SW Jefferson Way

The following buildings will be without power for the duration of the outage (Thursday, July 16, beginning at 5 a.m. and last through Saturday, July 18, at 7 a.m.):

  • Fairbanks Hall
  • Moreland Hall
  • Joyce Collin Furman Hall
  • Hattie Redmond Women and Gender Center
  • Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center

The following building will be without power during the outage, and critical systems will be running on backup power:

  • Pharmacy Building

The following buildings will experience limited electrical service interruptions and will be without power for approximately two hours at the start of the project (Thursday, July 16 from 5 to 7 a.m.) and two hours at the end of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 5 to 7 a.m.):

  • Buxton Hall 
  • Callahan Hall
  • Cauthorn Hall
  • Hawley Hall
  • Heckart Lodge
  • Kerr Administration Building
  • Langton Hall
  • McAlexander Fieldhouse
  • McNary Dining Hall
  • McNary Hall
  • Poling Hall
  • Reed Lodge
  • Snell Hall
  • Waldo Hall
  • Weatherford Hall
  • West Dining Hall
  • Wilson Hall

Impacted Buildings – SW Campus Way

In addition, there will be a planned power outage on Saturday, July 18, starting at 5 a.m. and lasting for approximately eight hours. Pacific Power will be replacing bolted connections in a niche that supplies many buildings along SW Campus Way. 

The following buildings will be without power during the outage:

  • Merryfield Hall
  • Graf Hall
  • Batcheller Hall
  • Covell Hall 
  • Kidder Hall 
  • Bexell Hall 
  • Milne Computer Center
  • Community Hall

The following buildings will experience limited electrical service interruptions and will be without power for approximately two hours at the start of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 5 to 7 a.m.) and two hours at the end of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.):

  • Rogers Hall
  • Dearborn Hall
  • Milam Hall
  • Gilbert Hall Addition
  • Gleeson Hall
  • Gilkey Hall 

We apologize for any inconvenience that may occur temporarily during these important power grid improvements. The university’s Power Grid Updates website has the latest updates, Pacific Power’s COVID-19 safety measures and frequently asked questions about planned updates and service interruptions.