A planned power service interruption will occur on Thursday, July 16, beginning at 5 a.m. and last through Saturday, July 18, at 12 p.m. The work to be performed by Pacific Power includes replacing switches and cables that feed certain buildings along Southwest Jefferson Way and Southwest Campus Way. See below for a list of affected buildings.

For staff using remote desktop, IT is working to ensure limited interruptions to work.

Impacted Buildings: SW Jefferson Way

The following buildings will be without power for the duration of the outage (Thursday, July 16, beginning at 5 a.m. and last through Saturday, July 18, at 7 a.m.):

  • Fairbanks Hall
  • Moreland Hall
  • Joyce Collin Furman Hall
  • Hattie Redmond Women and Gender Center
  • Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center

The following building will be without power during the outage, and critical systems will be running on backup power:

  • Pharmacy Building

The following buildings will experience limited electrical service interruptions and will be without power for approximately two hours at the start of the project (Thursday, July 16 from 5 to 7 a.m.) and two hours at the end of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 5 to 7 a.m.):

  • Buxton Hall 
  • Callahan Hall
  • Cauthorn Hall
  • Hawley Hall
  • Heckart Lodge
  • Kerr Administration Building
  • Langton Hall
  • McAlexander Fieldhouse
  • McNary Dining Hall
  • McNary Hall
  • Poling Hall
  • Reed Lodge
  • Snell Hall
  • Waldo Hall
  • Weatherford Hall
  • West Dining Hall
  • Wilson Hall

Impacted Buildings – SW Campus Way

In addition, there will be a planned power outage on Saturday, July 18, starting at 5 a.m. and lasting for approximately eight hours. Pacific Power will be replacing bolted connections in a niche that supplies many buildings along SW Campus Way. 

The following buildings will be without power during the outage:

  • Merryfield Hall
  • Graf Hall
  • Batcheller Hall
  • Covell Hall 
  • Kidder Hall 
  • Bexell Hall 
  • Milne Computer Center
  • Community Hall

The following buildings will experience limited electrical service interruptions and will be without power for approximately two hours at the start of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 5 to 7 a.m.) and two hours at the end of the project (Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.):

  • Rogers Hall
  • Dearborn Hall
  • Milam Hall
  • Gilbert Hall Addition
  • Gleeson Hall
  • Gilkey Hall 

We apologize for any inconvenience that may occur temporarily during these important power grid improvements. The university’s Power Grid Updates website has the latest updates, Pacific Power’s COVID-19 safety measures and frequently asked questions about planned updates and service interruptions.

As part of the Dearborn Hall Structural Repair work, part of parking lot #3221 will be closed for the delivery of beams and columns to the Dearborn Hall basement. The partial parking lot closure is scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Dave Raleigh at 541-230-0804.

Parking lot #3221 partial closure area map

As part of the SW Weatherford Place ADA Upgrade work, SW Weatherford Place will be closed to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic between SW Jefferson Way and SW Intramural Lane. The closure is scheduled to start on Monday, July 13 through Friday, August 14, 2020.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Lindsey Austin at 541-990-7720.

SW Weatherford Place closure area map

As part of the Poling Hall Steam Line Replacement Project, SW Intramural Lane will be closed between SW Weatherford Place and SW 30th Street. The closure is scheduled to start on Friday, July 10 through mid-August 2020. Limited access will be allowed for service pickups. Please coordinate with the contractor.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Jason Lundy at 541-270-0193.

SW Intramural Lane closure area map

As part of the Radiation Center Mechanical Upgrade Project, there will be a closure of parking lot #3331 near the loading dock of the Radiation Center and the driveway at SW Jefferson Way. The closure is scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Jason Lundy at 541-270-0193.

Radiation Center parking lot closure area map

Construction is scheduled to begin on the Irish Bend Covered Bridge along SW Campus Way on July 6, 2020, lasting until September 2020. The bridge rehabilitation includes installing a fire suppression system, repainting and repairs to the wood structure. The covered bridge and Campus Way Path will be closed; SW Campus Way will remain open.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact OSU Infrastructure Project Manager Aaron Collett at 541-207-2780 or Bruce Moser with the City of Corvallis.

Irish Bend Covered Bridge closure map of area

As part of the Reser West Stadium Expansion Project, seven parking spaces, including spaces 902-908, in parking lot #3281, located west of Reser Stadium, will be closed for geotechnical exploration work. The impacted parking spaces will be closed from Monday, June 29 to Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Director of Capital Project Delivery Lori Fulton at 541-737-4625.

Parking lot #3281 area map

As part of the Research Way Lab Building Renovation Project, a final crane pick is scheduled for Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. This pick minimally impacts current building tenants. We will coordinate with subcontractors and tenants in the building to ensure the safety of all workers during the pick. This pick will affect the Keck Lab for a very short period of time while we set an exhaust fan on the roof. Lab occupants will be asked to step outside the building while the crane is operating overhead for about 15 minutes. There will be no interruption to the SIGA office space for this crane pick. We will be picking from the north/east corner of the building at the loading dock.

For questions or comments on this closure, contact Construction Manager Amy Keene at 541-214-1038.

Research Way Lab Building area map
Research Way Lab Building crane set image