This is an update to a previous notification.

Please note: this closure has been extended. As part of the telecommunications project at Valley Library, SW Jefferson Way will be closed between SW Benton Place and SW Waldo Place through Wednesday, November 29 at 12 P.M. Traffic on SW Jefferson Way will be rerouted via SW Benton Place to SW Langton Place.

The north sidewalk on Jefferson Way will be closed between Benton Place and Langton Place. Pedestrians may detour around the area using the south sidewalk. Other possible impacts include noise near the worksite.

As part of the telecommunications project at Valley Library, SW Jefferson Way will be closed between SW Benton Place and SW Waldo Place for crane activity on Tuesday, November 28 from 7 A.M. to 5 P.M. Traffic on SW Jefferson Way will be rerouted via SW Benton Place to SW Langton Place.

The north sidewalk on Jefferson Way will be closed between Benton Place and Langton Place. Pedestrians may detour around the area using the south sidewalk. Other possible impacts include noise near the worksite.

The map shows a road and sidewalk closure on SW Jefferson Way between SW Benton Place and SW Langton Place. The north sidewalk is marked as closed.

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

As part of the Valley Library Cell Tower Replacement project, crews will be mounting anchors into the Valley Library roof. This will create a loud, sudden, and repetitive firework-like noise during the time period. The noise will be audible inside the library as well as in the areas surrounding the library.

An example of what the noise will sound like is in this video. Public Safety is aware of this work. Please forward this message to anyone in the area who may be affected.
 

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

UPDATE: The north sidewalk on Jefferson Way between Benton Place and Waldo Place will be closed. The south sidewalk will remain open for pedestrians.

As part of the Valley Library Telecommunications Project, SW Jefferson Way between SW Benton Place and SW Waldo Place will be closed from Wednesday, June 28 through Thursday, June 29 to allow for crane activity. The crane will be placed on Jefferson Way directly in front of Valley Library. Westbound traffic on Jefferson Way will be detoured around the area via Benton Place south to Langton Place.

The map shows a road closure on SW Jefferson Way between SW Benton Place and SW Waldo Place. A crane placement is shown on Jefferson Way directly in front of Valley Library. A vehicle detour is marked via Benton Place south to Langton Place.

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

As part of the Valley Library Telecommunications Project, SW Jefferson Way between SW Benton Place and SW Waldo Place will be closed from Wednesday, June 28 through Thursday, June 29 to allow for crane activity. The crane will be placed on Jefferson Way directly in front of Valley Library. Westbound traffic on Jefferson Way will be detoured around the area via Benton Place south to Langton Place.

The map shows a road closure on SW Jefferson Way between SW Benton Place and SW Waldo Place. A crane placement is shown on Jefferson Way directly in front of Valley Library. A vehicle detour is marked via Benton Place south to Langton Place.

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

The water and restrooms in The Valley Library will be shut down and closed in the entire building for emergency sewer repairs. This affects all toilets, sinks, drinking fountains and hot water heaters. A second notice will follow when services have been restored. 

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

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. 

Week of August 1st  

  • Milam Hall 
  • Burt Hall 
  • Dearborn Hall 
  • Milne Computer Center 

Week of August 8th  

  • The Valley Library 
  • Pharmacy Building 
  • Kerr Administration Building  
  • Kerr Administration Building Telecom 

Week of August 15th  

  • Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Lab 
  • Salmon Disease Lab #1 
  • Research Way Building 

Week of August 22nd 

  • Portable Generator #3 
  • Portable Generator #4 

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

Closures are often subject to changes and delays, so please visit the OSU Campus Closures, Shutdowns, and Detours page for updates on this and other campus closures. 

Please forward this notice to anyone who would benefit from this information. 

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Facilities Services 

University Facilities, Infrastructure & Operations 

Oregon State University 

830 SW 35th Street | Corvallis, OR 97331 | 541-737-2969 

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. 

Week of August 2nd  

  • Milam Hall 
  • Burt Hall 
  • Dearborn Hall 
  • Milne Computer Center 

Week of August 9th  

  • The Valley Library 
  • Pharmacy Building 
  • Kerr Administration Building  
  • Kerr Administration Building Telecom 

Week of August 16th  

  • Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Lab 
  • Salmon Disease Lab #1 
  • Research Way Building 

Week of August 23rd  

  • Portable Generator #3 
  • Portable Generator #4 

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