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February 14, 2018

Rising costs and delays plague OSU's effort to build showpiece project

  • The forest science center will have CLT panels and wooden support beams, but it's behind schedule, over budget and, for some, a symbol of deep divisions within the college.
  • By BENNETT HALL
    The Gazette-Times

    CORVALLIS, Ore. — On a campus dominated by red brick and concrete, Oregon State University's George W. Peavy Forest Science Center stands out.

    The centerpiece of the new Oregon Forest Science Complex is being built with massive panels of cross-laminated timber and wooden support beams, all of it sourced from within a 240-mile radius.


     
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