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Blackout hits part of northwest Ohio State campus

A power outage blacked out the northwest corner of Ohio State’s campus along Woodruff Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Power was restored at about 1:15 a.m. Friday.

The outage affected Tuttle Park, leaving the Tuttle Park Parking Garage, Ohio Stadium and the Blackwell without electricity. Other buildings without power included:

McQuigg Lab, Hitchcock Hall, Dulles Hall, the Journalism Building and Cockins Hall.

About 30 minutes after the outage, Ohio State Police officers on the corner of Woodruff and College avenues said there was no known reason for the outage.

A Facilities Operations and Development employee confirmed the outage was intermittent from 17th to Lane avenues.

He also said that although the department could not provide details on the outage, FOD employees were still working to identify the issue at about 1 a.m.

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