As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, the multi-use path on the south side of SW Washington Way will be closed between SW 30th and SW 35th St. on Monday, February 12 to allow for construction work near the 30th St intersection.

Other possible impacts include noise, dust and mud near the worksite.

The map shows a closure of the SW Washington Way multi-use path between SW 30th and SW 35th St. A work zone is marked at the intersection of SW 30th St.

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

Update on the Washington Way Improvement Project: SW Washington Way between SW 17 and SW 26th Streets will be reopening for all motor vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic on Monday, January 8. The active work zone on Washington Way will shift to the west and the street and north sidewalk will remain closed between 26th and 30th Streets.

Cycle Track Opening: as part of the project, a two-way, dedicated cycle track will be constructed on Washington Way between 15th and 35th Streets. The cycle track section between 17th and 26th Streets will be opening on Monday, January 8. Because the cycle track between 15th and 17th Streets is not yet complete, temporary pavement markings will direct cyclists traveling eastbound to exit the cycle track at SW Benton Place and cross traffic to rejoin the existing bicycle lane.

An aerial image of the eastbound cycle track lane crossing SW Washington Way at SW Benton Place.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager Aaron Amoth at (541) 207-5084.

This is an update on the Washington Way Improvement Project.  

Please note that multiple projects will be starting and ending in the area over the next few weeks and months. See below for details.

Washington Way Closed Between 26th – 30th St. Starting Dec. 18

Washington Way between 26th and 30th St. will be closed for construction starting on Monday, December 18 and continuing through the winter and spring 2024 terms.

The map shows a road and sidewalk closure on SW Washington Way between SW 26th and SW 30th St.

Washington Way 17th – 26th St. Reopening Jan. 5

Construction activity between 17th and 26th St. will be finishing up over the next few weeks, depending on the weather. This section of Washington Way is expected to reopen by Friday, January 5. The two-way cycle track will also be opening and a separate Campus Notification will follow regarding the traffic pattern change in the area.

Washington Way & 26th Street Construction During Winter Break

During the period between December 18 and January 5, Washington Way will be closed all the way from 17th to 30th St. The north sidewalk will be closed. The multi-use path on the south side of Washington Way will be open for pedestrians.

In addition, the intersection at 26th St. and Washington Way will be closed from December 18 through December 29. The intersection will be closed in ALL DIRECTIONS. This is a significant change to the notification sent on 12/14 regarding this closure. The sidewalks will be closed on both sides of 26th Street from Washington Way to Dixon Recreation Center.

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

As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, the north side of the intersection at SW Washington Way and SW 26th Street will be closed from Monday, December 18 – Friday, December 29. A section of 26th St. will be closed between Washington Way and Dixon Recreation Center.

The east side of this intersection is closed under a previous notification.

Pedestrians may use the multi-use path on the south side of Washington Way as a detour around the area.

Other possible impacts include noise, dust and mud near the work site.

The map shows a street and intersection closure on SW 26th Street. The north side of the intersection at SW 26th St. and SW Washington Way is marked as closed. The closure extends north on 26th St. to Dixon Recreation Center. The east side of the intersection is also marked as closed.

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

As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, SW Washington Way will be closed between SW 15th and SW 17th Streets on Friday, December 15 to allow for pavement striping. The intersections at SW 17th and SW Benton Place will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

The north sidewalk on Washington Way will be closed. The multi-use path on the south side of Washington Way will remain open for pedestrians.

Washington Way remains closed between 17th and 26th Streets under a previous notification.

The map shows a road closure on SW Washington Way between SW 15th and SW 17th Streets.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager Aaron Amoth at (541) 207-5084.

This is an update to a previous notification.


As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, SW Washington Way between SW 17th & SW 26th Streets will remain closed through Friday, January 5.

In addition to the road closure, the sidewalk on the north side of Washington Way between 17th & 26th Streets will be closed. Pedestrians may use the multi-use path on the south side of Washington Way as a detour.

The map shows a road and sidewalk closure on SW Washington Way between SW 17th and SW 26th Streets.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager Aaron Amoth at (541) 207-5084.

As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, intersection work will occur along SW Washington Way at SW 17th, SW 26th and SW 30th Streets starting Monday, October 16 through Friday, October 20th. Please see the schedule below for details.

10/16 – 10/17: The intersection at 17th St. will be closed to vehicle traffic. Crosswalks and sidewalks will remain open for pedestrians.

10/17 & 10/19: Work will occur at the 26th St. intersection, but the intersection will remain open for vehicles and pedestrians. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic.

10/19 – 10/20: Work will occur at the 30th St. intersection, but the intersection will remain open for vehicles and pedestrians. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic.

The map shows the intersection at SW 17th St. and SW Washington Way. The intersection is marked as closed to vehicle traffic, but open for pedestrians.
The top map shows the intersection at SW Washington Way and SW 26th St. The bottom map shows the intersection at SW Washington Way and SW 30th St. Both intersections are marked as flagged areas, open to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

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

This is an update to a previous notification.

The Student Legacy Park fields and tennis courts have reopened, but other areas within the park will remain closed through October 12.

The parking areas and sidewalk on SW Washington Way will remain closed through October 12 along with the basketball courts.

While the entry points to the park along Washington Way will remain closed, access to the park will be available from SW 26th St., SW Intramural Lane and SW 30th St. ADA parking spaces will be available on 30th St., on 26th St. in front of Dixon Recreation Center and on Intramural Lane.

The image shoes an aerial view of Student Legacy Park. The center section between the two fields is marked as closed, with a pathway marked for access to the restrooms. The parking lots and sidewalk bordering SW Washington Way are marked as closed. Available entrances are marked along SW 26th St., SW Intramural Lane and SW 30th St. ADA parking is noted on 26th St., 30th St. and Intramural Lane.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Scylise Little.

This is an update to a previous Campus Notification.  


As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, SW Washington Way between SW 17th & SW 26th Streets will remain closed through Tuesday, October 31.

In addition to the road closure, the sidewalk on the north side of Washington Way between 17th & 26th Streets will be closed. Pedestrians may use the multi-use path on the south side of Washington Way as a detour.

The map shows a road and sidewalk closure on SW Washington Way between SW 17th and SW 26th Streets.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager Aaron Amoth at (541) 737-5064.

This is an update to a previous notification.

As part of the Washington Way Improvement project, SW Washington Way between SW 26th & SW 30th Streets will be closed through Tuesday, September 5. In addition, SW 26th St. will be closed between SW Ralph Miller Lane and SW Intramural Lane.

The south and west crosswalks at the intersection of 26th St. and Washington Way will remain open during this closure. The crosswalk on 26th St. at the OSU Beaver Store will also remain open.

A section of the east sidewalk on 26th St., near Dixon Recreation Center, will be closed. Pedestrians may use the west sidewalk, across from Dixon, to detour around the work site. The crosswalk on 26th St. at the entrance to Dixon will also remain open.

The map shows a road closure on SW Washington Way, between SW 26th and SW 30th Streets and a road closure on SW 26th Street, between SW Ralph Miller Lane and SW Intramural Lane. Washington Way is also marked as closed between SW 17th and SW 26th Streets.
The map shows a pedestrian access route along the south and west sides of the intersection at SW 26th St. and SW Washington Way. The route extends north along the west sidewalk and across 26th St. at the crosswalk in front of Dixon Recreation Center. A section of the east sidewalk on 26th St., just south of Dixon, is marked as closed.

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