Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Ordes Electric Co is removing the pressure switches for the Entergy Transfer Station and is running wiring for new pressure switches.
  • Stratos Elevator has finished removing the platform for Elevator #8 and is installing the new platform.
  • Siemens continues to install new wiring, speakers and strobes on the 1st floor for the fire alarm system.
  • The painting contractor continues to prepare the walls in Stairwell C for new paint.

Dental School : 
  • Permanent Roof Repairs:
    • The bids for the permanent repairs to the roofs of the main Dental School campus were opened on 10/23/07. 
    • Eight bids were submitted ranging from $1,040,226 to $1,487,000.
    • The bids are being examined and evaluated at this time and we hope to make an award recommendation in the near future.
  • The ceiling tiles in the vestibules on the 1st floor of the Clinic Building have been installed. 
    • The contractors have started the installation of the Curviture ceiling in the elevator lobby.
  • The installation of the locksets and door hardware on the interior doors continues throughout the Clinic Building 1st floor.
  • The finish prep for the walls in the 2nd floor conference room in the Administration Building continues.
    • The duct work installation continues. 

Allied Health/Nursing Floor Enhancement:

  • The new floor tile has been installed in the 7th floor Elevator lobby and in Corridor B.

Exterior Lighting:

  • Demolition of the old can lights on top of the MEB continues at the top of the area on Perdido and S. Roman Streets.

Landscaping Project:

  • Crews continue working on the installation of the irrigation system on the Bolivar St. side of the MEB.