This page was updated 1-14-2021
Closure Updates - 1-14-2021
The Underground Parking Garage at the Ohio Statehouse will be closed to the public, Fri., Jan. 15 through Wed., Jan. 20, 2021. The pedestrian tunnel to the Riffe Center is closed during this time.
Construction Updates – 12-22-2020
The South Slider doors to the Ohio Statehouse will be closed for construction, January 7-18, 2021. The adjacent stairway and elevator will be closed during that time. Please use the elevator at the Northwest corner of the parking garage. Visitors are welcome to enter the Ohio Statehouse at the Third Street Entrance.
The driving exit to State Street eastbound will be closed for construction for three weeks.
Pedestrians may enter and exit the garage in the North Penthouse located at the corner of Broad and High Streets. Accessible parking and an elevator is available in the Northwest corner of the garage.
Huntington Center tunnel: The Huntington Center tunnel is open to pedestrian traffic. The elevator and stairwell will be closed for renovation until further notice.
Riffe Center tunnel: The tunnel to the Riffe Center is open to pedestrian traffic. Please use caution when walking in the garage.
Rhodes Tower tunnel: The Rhodes Tower tunnel will be open to those with ID cards during Phase 4.
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Ohio Statehouse Garage Renovation Phase 4 Begins Sept. 4
(Columbus, OH)— The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) will begin Phase 4 of the Ohio Statehouse parking garage repair project Friday, September 4, 2020.
During Phase 4 of the repairs, the garage will remain in service, however at a reduced capacity. Approximately 25% or 300 spaces will be under construction throughout the entire project.
During construction, traffic flow will be maintained, and access to each level will be provided.
Vehicles may enter the Broad Street and Third Street entrances. The State Street driving entrance will be open, but closed at certain times for construction.
Driving exits will be open on the North side of the garage to Broad Street and Third Street. The State Street exits will be closed during Phase 4.
Spaces for accessible parking are provided on the North side of the Green Level. The area is convenient to the elevator in the North Penthouse. The South side stairs and the South Penthouse and elevator are closed in this phase.
Electric vehicle chargers will be available during this phase of renovation. The charging stations are located on the South side of the Green Level of the garage.
The walking tunnel to the Rhodes Tower is open to those with security badges. The entrances to the Riffe Center and Huntington Building will be affected in Phase 4. CSRAB will post updates at www.ohiostatehouse.org/announcements. Please, no pedestrian traffic on the ramps. This is especially dangerous during construction. Please use caution when driving or walking in the garage.
Many variables can affect the timing of a construction project. A map is attached, and updates about the Ohio Statehouse parking garage repair project can be found at http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/announcements.
The Ohio Statehouse Garage is a three level parking structure built in 1964. The last restoration project was completed in 1993 during the Statehouse renovations. The parking garage is U-shaped with seven stair towers and four elevators located throughout.
The garage services both daily and monthly parking customers, accommodating up to 1,200 vehicles daily.
Please, contact Mike Rupert at email@example.com or 614-745-6949 for project specific questions.
Click here to read and download the Solicitation (General Contracting Project).
Sealed bids will be received by:
Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board
for the following Project:
OHIO STATEHOUSE PARKING GARAGE REPAIRS
BID PACKAGE 2 – ELEVATOR MODERNIZATION AND STAIR REPAIRS
in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by:
Schooley Caldwell, Architects/ /Planners/Interior Designers
Garage Renovation, Phase 3 Began March 30, 2020
Crane Blocking Streets and Garage Entrances for Statehouse Garage Repairs
The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) continues phase two of the Ohio Statehouse parking garage repair project in 2020. Construction work with a crane will close several street lanes on two Saturdays.
The crane will be on Broad Street, Saturday, January 18 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Broad Street, east bound, will be limited to one lane of traffic between High Street and Third Street. The Statehouse underground parking garage entrance and exit for Broad Street will be closed, but the other entrances and exits will be open.
On Saturday, January 25, the crane will be on State Street from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. State Street, west bound, will be closed between Third Street and High Street. The Statehouse underground parking garage entrance from State Street will be closed, and the exit to west bound State Street will be closed. The other entrances and exits will be open.
The crane will lift large fans for the Statehouse underground parking garage. Many variables can affect the timing of a construction project.
PHASE 2 BEGINS NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Phase 2 Statehouse Garage Repairs – November Changes
The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) will begin phase two of Ohio Statehouse parking garage repair project Monday, November 4, 2019.
This transition between phases will include:
Ohio Statehouse Underground Garage Renovation Project Begins May 13
The Ohio Statehouse Garage is a three level parking structure that was built in 1964. The last restoration project was completed in 1993 during the Statehouse renovations. The parking garage is U-shaped with seven stair towers and four elevators located throughout.
The garage provides parking for employees and visitors to the Statehouse and surrounding public and private sector office buildings, the cultural and arts offering of the Ohio and Palace theaters, and the many restaurants and gathering places of central downtown. The garage services both daily and monthly parking customers, accommodating approximately 1,200 vehicles daily.
In order to extend the life of the parking structure, a large-scale repair program will be implemented beginning on Monday, May 13, 2019. This repair program will ensure the long-term structural integrity of the parking garage, allowing for many future years of use.
During the repairs the garage will remain in service, however at a reduced capacity. Approximately 25%, or 300 spaces, will be under construction throughout the entire project. During construction, traffic flow will be maintained and access to each level will be provided. The first phase of the garage will include structural repairs, mechanical and electrical systems upgrades, along with the addition of a new waterproofing membrane. The entrances to the Rhodes Tower, Broad and High Street Elevators and Stairwells will be unavailable beginning on Monday, May 13, 2019.
The second phase of the garage project will include upgrading the entry portals, the stair towers (penthouses), elevators and stairwells.
Garage renovations are to begin on Monday, May 13, 2019 with an estimated completion date of late summer 2020.
Updates on the garage renovation project will be provided periodically and can be found by visiting the Statehouse website at www.ohiostatehouse.org/announcements.