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.
Prior Hall is home to a number of health-related and research facilities including the Health Sciences Library, Office of Global Health, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Advanced Robotic Surgery, College of Medicine Human Resources and the Digital Union.
Ohio State's 18,000 square-foot Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center is located on the sixth floor and the offices for the divisions of Vascular Diseases and Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Orthopaedics are on the seventh floor.
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- Monday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
- Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
- Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
- Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
- Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
- Sunday: 12 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
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.