COLUMBUS, OH—The Ohio State University has hired Messer Construction to lead a $370 million new student housing project in the North Residential District.
The proposed new dorm project at the corner of Lane Avenue and High Street would add about 3,200 new bed spaces to the area. The project will also include new dining facilities, recreation facilities and other support facilities. University officials said in a statement that infrastructure and small, enabling project work will begin this summer. The project will be complete for use by fall 2016.
This project will enhance and expand our ability to provide an extraordinary student experience at Ohio State,” said Javaune Adams-Gaston, the college’s vice president for Student Life, in the statement. The construction team also includes Miles-McClellan Construction, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Brailsford & Dunlavey, HKS Inc., Schooley Caldwell Associates, KZF Design Inc., Heapy Engineering, Shelley Metz Baumann Hawk, Korda Nemeth Engineering and MKSK.