Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Dental School : 

  • The installation of the remaining ceiling grid and tile on the 7th and 8th floors of the Clinic Building continues.
    • The grid installation also continues in the Administration Building on the floors 2 through 4.
  • Viable re-samples were taken on the air handling units that failed the previous test and were recleaned yesterday.
    • The preparation for painting the stairwell railings and doors with the antimicrobial paint has begun. 
  • The entry wall to the 4th floor network/telecom closet was removed and the framing for the new wall and door has begun. 
  • The carpet intallation is complete on the 2nd through the 4th floors of the Clinic Building.
    • The installers are now working on the 5th and 6th floors.
  • The intallation of the new cooling towers has begun.  New connections are being prepared so that the transition to the new towers can be accomplished with a minimum of downtime.
  • Zimmer began the demolition of the sound booth in Auditorium C.

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Ordes continues to run the electrical conduit to the guard station.
    • They are currently removing brick pavers in order to route the conduit underneath the driveway.
  • Stratos is changing the exterior door hardware on Elevator #2.

Landscaping Project:

  • The last of the sod was placed in front of the Residence Hall where the backflow preventer was installed. 
  • Plants were installed in the last two beds on the Gravier St. side of the Lions/LSU Clinic Building and the beds mulched. 
    • The grates were installed on the channel drains along the walks near the base of the building. 
    • This completes all work on the Gravier side of Lions Eye. 

MEB Roof Replacement:

  • The bid for the project to replace the roof is to be advertised tomorrow.
    • The pre-bid conference is scheduled for July 17th.
    • Bids are scheduled to be opened on July 24th.  
    • The contract award will follow the review and analysis of all the bids received.