Progress continues on the Interdisciplinary Research Facility, which will anchor Ohio State’s Innovation District. You are invited to sign one of the final structural beams for the Interdisciplinary Research Facility and become part of Ohio State’s history. The beam is available for signing now until July 23 on the first floor of the Biomedical Research Tower (460 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210). It will be installed later in July 2021.
A community opening celebration for Outpatient Care New Albany will be held on Saturday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free health and wellness activities, tours of our state-of-the-art facility, food, giveaways and fun for the whole family are planned.
Outpatient Care West Campus is 25% complete. The new facility, on the southwest corner of the Kenny and Carmack roads intersection, will include outpatient operating rooms, interventional radiology rooms, extended recovery unit, pre-anesthesia center, a diagnostic imaging center, retail pharmacy, hematology clinic, genitourinary (GU) clinic, infusion and medical office and support spaces. The project will be home to central Ohio’s first proton therapy treatment facility .
Crews continue to work on the building’s framework Concrete is being poured on site, then cured and molded Steel erection is almost complete on most of the floors
The basement walls of the Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital are being waterproofed and the north and south elevator and stair towers now exceed 110 feet. The center elevator and stair tower is just getting started and will be the tallest of the three towers, eventually reaching 410 feet tall. Sewer and electrical connections are being made under 12th Avenue at Cannon Drive and will support critical utility infrastructure for the new facility, which is scheduled to open in early 2026.
Additional construction progress highlights include:
12th Avenue at Cannon Drive is anticipated to reopen late-July as utility...
The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center is 20% complete, but the first of its three phases will open soon – in January 2022. The $155.9 million project on 10th Avenue includes a 120,000-square-foot renovation of Hamilton Hall and construction of a new 100,000-square-foot building. The building will provide upgraded and flexible facilities to create a collaborative campus, serving multiple disciplines for interprofessional education throughout the Health Sciences.
Video of Buck-Eye View - Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center
Set in stone has a new meaning as crews complete concrete pours on the new Interdisciplinary Research Facility. Located within the Innovation District, progress is hard to miss for anyone traveling on SR-315 or Kenny Road. Construction updates on the five-story, 305,000 square foot building include:
Site utilities are nearing completion after beginning installation in March. The concrete building frame is almost complete. The last concrete pour for the fifth floor took place in early June, and the penthouse concrete pours are scheduled to wrap up by the end of June. Exterior cold formed metal framing on the first...
Construction of the Dodd Parking Garage is on track as installation of the storm water detention system wraps up and concrete footing, garage foundations and elevator pit work continues. A tower crane was recently installed in May and will be in place through March 2022 to move construction materials across the site. The garage will have six levels and 1,100 parking spaces for Ohio State faculty and staff.
Additional construction activities include:
Pile caps and concrete footings, which support the garage foundation, will be complete mid-June. The first floor of concrete at ground level is expected...
Construction crews are making headway on Outpatient Care Dublin. The new facility, just south of State Route 33, will include ambulatory surgery, endoscopy, primary care, specialty medical and surgical clinics and related support spaces. The site joins outpatient care expansion plans in New Albany and Powell and is part of a suburban outpatient care program that supports growth in the region and excellence in academic health care.
Crews continue work on the building’s exterior enclosure. Brick, stone and concrete blocks used for laid in for masonry construction Interior framing to give the building support ad shape
The Timashev Family Music Building, within a newly envisioned Arts District, is slated to open in less than one year and construction progress is notable – including exterior masonry and facade work as the project team approaches its next major milestone of building enclosure. The district, sited between 15th and 18th avenues, envisions high-quality, modern learning environments for interaction across arts disciplines. The $165.1 million project includes new facilities for the School of Music (Timashev Family Music Building) and Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts. Current construction activities include:
In early 2021, Ohio State pulled off a magic trick making a pair of parking garages disappear. The North and South Cannon Garages were demolished as a precursor to the new Inpatient Hospital construction project, but where the materials went tells the whole story.
“We are proud to say that 98% of waste materials from the demolished site were recycled,” said Mark Banta. “This included 85,986,000 pounds of concrete, rebar and galvanized materials.”