As part of the Richardson Hall Chiller & Controls Replacement project, a section of the Richardson Hall parking lot will be closed from Thursday, May 2 through Friday, May 3. The closed section will be located at the north end of the parking lot, directly east of Richardson Hall. The closure is necessary to allow for the installation of temporary, trailer-mounted chillers.

Other possible impacts include noise near the worksite.

A closure marked at the north end of the Richardson Hall parking lot, on the east side of the building.

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

As part of the Building Controls and Mechanical Renewal project, power will be shut down to Richardson Hall building-wide so that building controls can be replaced starting Friday, April 26 at 5:00pm, ending Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 am. All equipment on emergency power will be energized through the shutdown and lab spaces will maintain minimal ventilation.

What do you need to do to prepare for this outage? Please make sure that all computers, printers, copiers and other electronic devices are turned off prior to Friday, April 26 at 5:00pm. If you have an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), also known as a battery back-up, please be sure to turn it off as well.  Also, please ensure that all fume hoods are closed before leaving labs.

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

The air handler in Richardson Hall will be shut down for maintenance March 21, 7:00 am – April 1, 2024 5:00 pm for replacement of coils and sealing the floor and pipes in air handler to prevent leaks. This will affect heat and cooling and building wide and cause reduced airflow and to labs during this time.

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

As part of the 2023 Parking Maintenance project, multiple parking spaces in the Richardson and Dryden parking lots will be closed from Tuesday, September 26 through Friday, September 29 to allow for landscaping work. The parking lots will remain open during this project. Other possible impacts include noise, dust and mud near the worksite.

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

This is an update to a previous notification.

As part of the 2023 Parking Lot Improvement Program, the parking lot south of Richardson Hall and west of Dryden Hall (parking lot # 3341) will be closed for improvements through Monday, September 18. This closure includes access drives off SW 30th Street and SW Washington Way. These improvements will, at times, cause noise and dust.

Parking lots south of Richardson Hall and west of Dryden Hall are closed for improvements through September 18, 2023.

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

The Richardson Hall chiller and chilled water system will be shut down Monday August 21, 5:00 am – Tuesday August 22, 2023 9:00 am for time sensitive repairs to keep the system operational for the duration of the cooling season. Building occupants will notice warmer than normal air temperatures during this time. This will not affect temperatures in the server rooms.

For questions or comments on this closure contact Sean Olsen at 541-737-2969.

Scheduled: Fire Alarm & Sprinkler Testing

Effective Date(s): August 7th-August 11th, 2023

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.

August 7th

  • Dryden Hall
  • Peavey Forest Science Center
  • Richardson Hall 

August 8th

  • Energy Center
  • Heckert Lodge
  • Reed Lodge

August 9th

  • Kearney Hall
  • Merryfield Hall          
  • Owen Hall

August 10th

  • Reser Stadium East
  • Valley Football Center

August 11th

  • Gill Coliseum
  • Sports Performance Center

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

The exhaust and supply air in Richardson Hall will be shut down for maintenance March 27, 7:00 am –  March 29, 4:00 pm.  All fume hood exhaust will be shutdown, sashes should be kept closed. This will also affect lab air and building heat throughout the building.

For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services 541-737-2969.