The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Outpatient Care West Campus, located in the Innovation District, is almost 40% complete. The 385,000-square-foot cancer-focused facility will include central Ohio’s first proton therapy treatment facility in partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Construction began in summer 2020, and recent progress highlights include:
Overhead plumbing and inwall electrical installation on level two is ongoing, while walls are being framed and topped out with drywall. Sprinkler mains are being installed and structural steel fireproofing continues on level four. Support beams called girders are being placed throughout multiple levels of the structure...
The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State's new inpatient hospital project has received recognition for its envionmental safety efforts.
As part of Ohio State's Framework 2.0, the medical center is constructing an inpaitent hospital east of Cannon Drive. The hospital was awarded the Green Bonds designation for its commitment to sustainability and will receive $600 million in funding.
The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center is 30% complete - with the phase I anatomy wing scheduled to open in January 2022 and two additional phases also progressing. The project, on Neil and West 10th avenues, includes a 120,000-square-foot renovation of Hamilton Hall and construction of a new 100,000-square-foot building, while also demolishing portions of Starling Loving and Fry Bridge. The facility will benefit health sciences colleges, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health and veterinary medicine, while strengthening the interdisciplinary curriculum of Ohio State.
Construction progress includes:
Painting, ceramic tile, and ceiling tile installation is ongoing throughout...
Leveraging its strong commitment to sustainability goals within its physical environment, Ohio State secured the University System of Ohio’s first green bond designation with the successful issuance of its $600 million Series 2021A bonds.
Proceeds of the bonds will contribute to the financing of the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center’s new 1.9 million-square-foot inpatient hospital . The inpatient hospital’s sustainable design and construction standards will promote energy efficiency, conserve water, improve ecosystem services and divert waste.
FOD construction crews are making strides on the $165.1 million Arts District. Project managers say the Timashev Family Music Building is nearly 80% complete and the new Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts facility is 25% finished. Both facilities, located on College Avenue and near the Wexner Center for the Arts, will have state-of-the-art acoustics. The Timashev Family Music Building expansion is scheduled to open in March 2022 with the Department of Theatre, Film, and Media facility opening in February 2023. Video of Buck Eye View - Arts District
The Wexner Medical Center inpatient hospital celebrates a new project milestone as deliveries of steel for the main “superstructure” begin to arrive and aim for the sky. The facility will use 15,000 tons of steel and rise 410 feet above the ground. The 1.9 million-square-foot hospital began construction in fall 2020.
Additional construction progress highlights include:
Utility work completed this summer has allowed for water service connections to the site. Chilled water piping progresses through the underground tunnel that will extend from the inpatient hospital to 12th Avenue. Interior framing and metal deck work continues on multiple stair...
Concrete pours and rebar installation continue on the Dodd Parking Garage, which is more than 30% complete. Overnight concrete pours are ongoing and will continue through January 2022. The garage will have six levels and 1,100 parking spaces for Ohio State faculty and staff.
Additional construction activities include:
Installation of the electrical duct bank that will support power to the garage is wrapping up. Elevator core work continues and currently sits at level four. The third level of the garage deck is underway as rebar reinforcements are installed.
Built on the former Dodd surface parking lot, the Dodd...
Take a walk around Campus Partners’ newly opened University Square at 15TH+HIGH, and you might notice a subtle but inspiring new art installation that reflects the diversity of both the university and nearby neighborhoods.
The word friendship is a prominent feature in Carmen Ohio, the university’s alma mater, which was composed more than a century ago. The line, “How firm thy friendship, o-hi-o” is the final line of the first verse, and singing it is a tradition for Buckeyes.
“It’s probably one of the most recognized alma maters and that’s a testament to our large alumni base,” said...
Before the first cranes went up and the foundation was laid for the buildings now rising at 15th and High, Ohio State University and Campus Partners had to topple a long line of linked land deals along High Street, acquiring and swapping properties needed for the development that officials are calling the university’s new “front door.”
As Campus Partners worked to secure one property, it would lead to another. And if things didn’t align, the project would never fall into place.