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Bob Wren Stadium lights removed
Safety recall prompted inspection, revealed defects  

Oct 28, 2009  
  

Update: Following the removal of defective light poles, the areas surrounding Bob Wren Stadium have reopened to the public.



Areas surrounding Bob Wren Stadium will be closed to the public effective immediately.



A recent inspection -- prompted by an alert from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission -- found structural cracks in all six of the stadium's light poles. Because of these defects, the poles will be removed as soon as possible. However, in the interim, the following areas will be closed to the public:




  • Portions of parking lot 111


  • Bob Wren Stadium


  • Portions of Pruitt Field


  • Indoor and outdoor baseball practice areas


  • Portions of the Ohio University Women's Softball Complex



The process of evaluating closures is ongoing and other areas may be affected. Work to remove the light poles began on Thursday.



Check Outlook at www.ohio.edu/outlook for updates.

 

Updated at 2:27 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2009.

 


Related Links
Bob Wren Stadium:  http://www.ohiobobcats.com/facilities/bob-wren-main.html 
  
  

Published: Oct 28, 2009 6:56 AM  



Click to see a map showing the effected area 
Click the graphic above to see a map showing the affected areas.
  


Illustrator: Mark Krumel  






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