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Physics Building and Osmond
Laboratory Renovations

Overview

This website provides up-to-date information regarding the Site Utility Relocations and Upgrades project in and around the area of the Brown C parking lot and the upcoming Physics Building and Osmond Laboratory Renovations project. The information shown on this site is provided by personnel in the Office of Physical Plant.

 

OPP construction updates

Osmond construction update for the week of August 15, 2022.

 

Construction updates for the week of August 15th.

Estimated construction timeline

  • Brown C parking lot (behind Osmond Lab) permanently closed.
  • Road between Osmond/ Boucke temporarily closed.
  • Access to Brown B parking lot via road between Osmond/Davey.
  • Whitmore and South Frear loading docks permanently closed.
  • Construction begins on new access road to connect Pollock Road to Brown B parking lot.
  • New connector road opens for access to Brown B parking lot.
  • Road between Osmond/Boucke reopened.
  • Road between Osmond/Davey temporarily closed.
  • Davey loading dock temporarily closed.
  • Access to Brown B parking lot via new connector road.
  • Road between Osmond/Davey reopens.
  • Davey loading dock reopened.
  • Access to Brown B parking lot via new connector road.
  • Increased construction traffic on Pollock Road.

*Pending approval of the Osmond Lab Addition and Renovation by the Penn State Board of Trustees.

Additional Information

 

Key Takeaways

  • All buildings will remain accessible, although detours should be expected.
  • After June 13, new connector road will provide access to Brown B parking lot.
  • Major utility shutdowns will be coordinated for off-hours/weekends.
  • Parking impacts will be communicated by unit parking chairs and Transportation Services.
  • Schedule may be subject to change due to unforeseen site conditions and/or weather.
  • Questions should be directed to your respective Facility Coordinator.

 

Further Questions

If you have future questions regarding the project, please contact your Facility Coordinator: