OSU Capital Construction Projects
Project Type: Capital Renovation Completion: Summer 2018 Core samples from the earth are an important tool to answer questions about the world around us. They can help us figure out when in history a volcano erupted, an earthquake occurred and oceanic conditions over a targeted point in time. Cores can help us learn about the… Continue reading
Project Type: Capital Renewal Estimated Completion: Ongoing Rules governing the use ofstate funding has stressed operating and maintenance expenses for much of the university, leading to OSU’s current deferred maintenance backlog. However, OSU has a plan totackle this serious problem. For2015-2017,the University was allocated $26 million to address critical renewal needs.The universityprioritized projects, considering:… 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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