12th Avenue Closed at Cannon Drive Beginning the Evening of May 9
From May 9 late evening, after spring commencement, through July 18, 12th Avenue between Cannon Drive and Harding Hospital will be closed to accommodate utility work to support construction of the new inpatient hospital. Signage will detour traffic from Cannon Drive, east on Herrick Drive, south on Neil Avenue, west on 12th Avenue.
Traffic control officials will facilitate EMS traffic to use a temporary route between the Biomedical Research Tower and Tzagournis Medical Research Facility to the Emergency Department north entrance, with an alternate route of 10th Avenue, north on Dodd Drive to the south entrance.
Pedestrians and ADA will be accommodated with a temporary sidewalk to the south and west of Parks Hall.
The Ackerman Shuttle will utilize the EMS temporary route, stopping at the Biomedical Research Tower (instead of Harding Hospital), continuing to Doan Hall and Meiling Hall as usual, and returning via John Herrick Drive. Learn more.
The Ohio State Brain and Spine Hospital is home to central Ohio’s top-ranked neurology/neurosurgery program, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Our patients benefit from the expertise of a world-renowned team of doctors, nurses and scientists, each specializing in just one disorder.
The 87-bed, 60,000-square-foot hospital combines the talent and resources of doctors and researchers at Ohio State’s Neurological Institute in one place. It includes specialized units for stroke care, neurotrauma and traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and spine surgery, epilepsy, chronic pain, acute rehabilitation and neurosurgery. In addition, our team offers services to treat patients with movement and neuromuscular disorders.
Other services located at the Brain and Spine Hospital include the Comprehensive Transplant Center, urology care, and outpatient services provided by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (Genitourinary Oncology Center, Neuro-Oncology Clinic, Thoracic Oncology Center).
Learn more about brain and spine care at Ohio State.
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Patients and their visitors will pay a reduced fee for all garages in the medical center (12th Avenue, SAFEAUTO, Wexner Medical Center Garage). Parking validations can be obtained at registration or at any Information Desk located throughout the hospital. You must bring your garage ticket with you for proper validation. Free transportation is available for patients and visitors to and from the medical center parking garages and buildings. View options.
Effective July 1, 2021, valet services at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center main campus locations (James, Ross, University Hospital, Brain and Spine) will transition to a “no tip” service, which means that valet attendants will not accept tips from customers. The daily valet rate will increase from $8 to $10. As part of the transition, valet enhancements are being made at the medical center main campus locations as well as Martha Morehouse Outpatient Care to enhance the customer experience, including the acceptance of credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay as well as ticketless valet check-in options.