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City of Ohio State Podcast Season 3 Episode 1: Campus Construction

As another outpatient care center gets approved for construction and new academic and research projects break ground, we kick off season 3 of the City of Ohio State Podcast with Kristin Poldemann, the associate vice president of Facilities Design and Construction to talk about current projects across campus. 

Slideshow: Inpatient Hospital

Construction on the Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital is more than 75% complete as crews are preparing for first building turnover in October ahead of an eventual 2026 opening. 

Slideshow: Biomedical and Materials Engineering Complex - Phase 2

Construction on the Biomedical and Materials Engineering Complex – Phase 2 is ramping up after beginning in October 2023. Crews are finished with interior abatement and are now focusing on structure and exterior façade demolition. 

In the News: A look inside Ohio State's inpatient hospital tower

The Columbus Dispatch recently toured the Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital construction site. The $1.9 billion hospital is 75% through its construction phase, project manager Ragan Fallang told the outlet. It is expected to open in the spring of 2026.

In the News: Outpatient Care Powell seeking construction approval

As reported by Columbus Business First, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees will vote on Thursday on a $165 million request for the bulk of construction costs and professional services. The $183 million project has completed design and is now ready to move to full construction as early as April, pending board approval.