For work related to the Washington Way Improvement Project, tree removal work along SW Washington Way between SW 30th and SW 26th streets is scheduled to start on Monday, March 21, 2022 through Thursday, March 24, 2022. Expect intermittent roadway and sidewalk closures related to the tree removal work. Flaggers will be on site to direct vehicle and pedestrian traffic when traffic interruptions occur. Along the north side of SW Washington Way, 27 red maple trees must be removed to accommodate the wider roadway and for the City of Corvallis water line replacement to occur. The 25-year-old trees will be replaced with new diverse trees and shrubs as part of the project’s landscape design. The Student Legacy Park South parking lot (lot #3293) will also be closed from Monday, March 21, 2022 through Thursday, March 24, 2022 for the tree removal work.

Additionally, a contractor will be on site to perform waterline potholing work at the intersection of SW 35th Street and SW Washington Way from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Flaggers will be onsite at the intersection and traffic impacts are expected to be minimal.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Infrastructure Project Manager Aaron Amoth at 541-207-5084.

SW Washington Way area map

As part of the Graf Hall Renovation Project, the closure of the Monroe Ave. and 16th Street parking lot (lot #3221) is being extended through Friday, March 18, 2022 for striping work. Building entrances accessed from the parking lot will not be available while striping work occurs. Alternate entrances to the building will need to be used.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager David Amundson at 541-737-2760 or Construction Manager Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.

Parking lot #3221 area map

As part of the Fairbanks Hall Renovation Project, demolition of the old Fairbanks Annex existing concrete pad, along with the preparation and placement of new concrete for a new transformer pad by the Women’s Building, will occur onsite during the week of Spring Break from Monday, March 21, 2022 through Friday, March 25, 2022.

What to expect:

  • The sidewalk located between the Women’s Building and Fairbanks Hall will be temporarily closed starting Monday, March 21, 2022 through Friday, March 25, 2022.
  • There will be truck traffic in and out of the Fairbanks Hall worksite using the 35th Street/Jefferson Way route. 
  • Expect noise as existing concrete is broken up, demolished and hauled away. The concrete breaking activities will start no earlier than 8 a.m.

For questions or comments on this work, contact Project Manager Amy Keene at 541-737-5312.

As part of the Graf Hall Renovation Project, the main stairway in Graf Hall will be closed for flooring installation from Thursday, March 17, 2022 through Friday, March 18, 2022. Please use exits located in the northeast corner of the building or use the bridge to Rogers Hall on the second and third floors.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager David Amundson at 541-737-2760 or Construction Manager Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.

Graff Hall area map

For work related to the Community Hall Slope Project, a series of planned steam shutdowns are scheduled. The planned steam shutdowns will impact multiple buildings located along or near SW Jefferson Way in the Community Hall Slope Project work area. Planned steam shutdowns are scheduled to start on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 through Saturday, March 26, 2022.

The following buildings are included in the planned steam shutdowns:

  • Callahan Hall
  • Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center
  • McNary Dining Hall
  • McNary Hall
  • Pharmacy Building
  • Wilson Hall

For questions or comments on this work, contact Construction Manager Ryan Wilson at 503-779-3488.

For work related to the Community Hall Slope Project, a planned power outage is scheduled. The planned power outage will impact multiple buildings located along or near SW Jefferson Way in the Community Hall Slope Project work area. The outage is scheduled for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The following buildings will be without power from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022:

  • Buxton Hall
  • Callahan Hall 
  • Cauthorn Hall
  • Hawley Hall 
  • McNary Hall
  • Poling Hall 
  • Wilson Hall 

The following buildings will be without power and CLOSED from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022:

  • Heckart Lodge
  • Kerr Administration Building
  • McAlexander Field House
  • McNary Dining Hall (the Service Center will be open)
  • Reed Lodge
  • Snell Hall
  • West Dining Hall

Employees scheduled to work when buildings are without power should consult with their supervisors regarding work schedules. For more information regarding work scheduling, please refer to the instructions regarding Interruptions of University Operations.

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 March 22, 2022. 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 Ryan Wilson at 503-779-3488. 

Update: The closure for parking lot #3221 has been extended through Thursday, March 17, 2022 for paving work.

As part of the Graf Hall Renovation, the Monroe Ave. and 16th Street parking lot (lot #3221) will be closed for paving and ground floor entries to the building will be inaccessible. Excavation and forming for the concrete work will start on Monday, March 7, 2022 and will continue through the paving of the lot. The parking lot will now be closed starting on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Please use caution and watch for workers and equipment in the parking lot during this time.

The south entrance to Graf Hall (on the parking lot side) will be closed starting Monday, March 7. The north building entrance, located along Monroe Ave., will remain open for pedestrians.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Project Manager David Amundson at 541-737-2760 or Construction Manager Rick Freeman at 541-231-5368.

Parking lot #3221 area map