OSU Capital Construction Projects
Project Type: Capital Renewal Estimated Completion: Ongoing Most organizations on campus are familiar with doing more with less. Budget crunches and lower state funding has put stress on operating and maintenance expenses for much of the university. Maintainingthe university’s facilities and infrastructure is no exception, leading to OSU’s current deferred maintenance backlog. For2015-2017,the University… Continue reading
While Boston’s “Big Dig” project was a25-yearmegaproject, OSU’s current “big dig,” a steam tunnel installation, will finish by the fall of 2018. The steam tunnel installation is a large-scale infrastructure project designed to improve the reliability and resiliency of heating and steam usage across the Corvallis campus. All of the Corvallis campus’s steam and half… Continue reading
Goal In 2018 we set out to learn what the campus wanted to know about capital projects being completed on campus, from new construction to major renovations, to transportation updates and more. Being a more transparent organizationis one of UFIO’sgoals, so one of the first steps to becoming more transparent is identifying what our campus… Continue reading
Located between the two most prominent quads on the OSU campus, Strand Agriculture Hall has been at the center of the OSU experience for over a century. In 2013, OSU began significant renovation of this historic building. Renovation of this 116,000 square foot academic building improved safety, accessibility, materials, energy efficiency, and comfort, as well… Continue reading
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Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the first open house for the Benton Slope Planning Study. The study will review circulation in the area surrounding historic Benton Hall and provide recommendations for improved circulation, with focus on pedestrian accessibility, bicycle circulation, vehicle circulation, parking and lighting. The planning team will be available to… Continue reading