The City of Corvallis has informed OSU that the buildings listed above will be without water while they work to make emergency repairs on a water main break that occurred overnight. This shutdown will affect fire sprinklers, restrooms, labs and drinking fountains throughout these buildings. Restrooms will be available in adjacent buildings. An update will be sent out when more information becomes available.

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

As part of the Withycombe Hall Renovation project, one entrance to the North District Utility Plant parking lot from NW Orchard Ave. will be closed along with the fire lane entrance east of the building. The closure is necessary to allow for paving work in the parking lot.

The bollards on SW Campus Way will be removed during this project to allow emergency vehicle and ADA access to the fire lane and the ADA parking spaces between the East Greenhouse and Cordley Hall.

Other possible impacts include noise near the work site.

A map showing closures at the North District Utility Plant parking lot entrance off of NW Orchard Ave. and the fire lane entrance east of the building. A detour route is marked traveling east along SW Campus Way and turning north into the fire lane.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Trevor Ritchie at (503) 730-0771.

As part of the Withycombe Hall Renovation project, the south sidewalk on NW Orchard Ave. between NW 27th and NW 30th St. will be closed starting Wednesday, April 3 through Wednesday, April 10. Pedestrians may use the north sidewalk as a detour.

Other possible impacts include noise near the work site.

The map shows a sidewalk closure on the south side of NW Orchard Ave. between NW 27th and NW 30th St. A detour is marked along the north sidewalk.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Trevor Ritchie at (503) 730-0771.  

As part of the Withycombe Hall Renovation project, a vacuum truck will be working on SW Campus Way between Linus Pauling Science Center and Withycombe Hall. This may result in noise impacts for building occupants in the surrounding area on Monday, February 5 from 7 A.M. to 4 P.M.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Trevor Ritchie at (503) 730-0771.

As part of the Withycombe Hall Renovation project, SW Campus Way will be closed between SW 30th St. and the Agricultural & Life Sciences Building from Monday, December 11 through Saturday, January 6. Emergency access and pre-arranged access to the East Greenhouses will be maintained during this closure.

The north sidewalk in this section of Campus Way will be closed. The south sidewalk and the south side of the brick walkway near ALS will remain open for pedestrians.

The map shows a street and sidewalk closure on SW Campus Way between SW 30th St. and the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building. The north sidewalk in the construction zone is marked as closed. A pedestrian detour is marked along the south sidewalk and the south side of the brick walkway near the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Trevor Ritchie at (503) 730-0771.

Pacific Power is scheduling a power outage on August 29th, 2023. Their substation operations team needs to perform routine maintenance on the transformers in the 35th Street Substation. The outage will begin Tuesday morning at 3:00 am with an estimated completion time of 7:00 am.  Please see the list of impacted buildings below.

 Affected buildings:

  • RAIL Complex and Lagoon Pump
  • Swine Barn/Center
  • Irrigation Pump
  • Dairy Parlor
  • Dairy Barn
  • Turkey Office
  • Turkey Barn
  • Turkey House
  • West Irrigation Pumps
  • Dairy House
  • Rabbit Research Labs I &II
  • Farm Service and Storage
  • Animal Physiology
  • Beef Barn/Sheep Barn
  • Small Animal Lab
  • Hogg Animal Metabolism Laboratory
  • James E. Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility
  • Seed Lab
  • Motor Pool
  • Clark Laboratory
  • Sackett Hall
  • West Greenhouse
  • Wiegand Hall
  • East Greenhouse
  • Radiation Center (Reactor Room C136)
  • Cordley East Temporary Power
  • Withycombe Temporary Power

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 August 29th , 2023. If you have an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), also known as a battery back-up, please be sure to turn it off as well.

As part of the Withycombe Hall Renovation project, the north sidewalk on SW Campus Way between the East Greenhouses and SW 30th St. will be closed to pedestrian traffic from June 30, 2023 through August 31, 2024. Pedestrians may detour across Campus Way at the crosswalk located directly in front of the East Greenhouses or at the intersection with 30th St. and use the south sidewalk.

The map shows a sidewalk closure on the north side of SW Campus Way between the East Greenhouses and SW 30th St. A pedestrian detour is marked along the south sidewalk with crosswalks marked directly in front of the East Greenhouses and at the intersection with SW 30th St.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Rick Freeman at (541) 231-5368.

Date: Wednesday, February 1st, 2023: 12:00AM – 3:00AM

As part of the Withycombe Hall Renovation project, a planned power outage will impact multiple buildings in the area. The outage is scheduled for Wednesday, February 1st, from 12:00AM – 3:00AM.

The following buildings will be without power from 12:00 AM – 3:00AM on Wednesday, February 1st:

  • Withycombe Hall
  • Nash Hall
  • Gilmore Hall
  • Ballard Extension
  • Women’s Building

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 February 1st, 2023. If you have an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS), also known as a battery back-up, please be sure to turn it off as well.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Construction Manager Rick Freeman at (541) 231-5368.

For work related to the Withycombe Hall renovation project, a closure is scheduled for parking lot #3316 (Orchard Ave. South Lot), located just north of Withycombe Hall along Orchard Ave., to allow for a construction trailer move in. The closure is scheduled from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.

Withycombe Hall area map