Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Friday, November 16, 2007

NOTICE: On Saturday, November 17th, the elevator contractor, Schindler, will be working on Elevators #2, #3 and #4 in the main elevator lobby of the Medical Education Building .  Only passenger elevator #1 will be operational during the hours of 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  This work is a part of the elevator upgrade contract.

1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • American Sprinkler repaired a leak and replaced damaged pipe on the fire pump assembly.
  • Jefferson Sprinkler delivered the rebuilt fire pump motor to the site.
  • Arc Mechanicals pipe insulators continue to insulate the steam lines in the basement.
  • The painting contractor removed all of the cove base in Stairwell B and they are touching-up the walls on Floors 4 – 8.
    • They are also priming the walls and handrails on Floors 1 – 3.
    • The contractor is sanding the walls on Floors 3 – 6 and floating the walls on Floors 1 - 2 in Stairwell A.
  • The elevator contractor continues to replace the governor cables for Elevator #8 and to demolish the cab for Elevator #7.
  • Siemens continues to work on the fire alarm system pulling wires on the 9th Floor.
  • Faculty and staff members are completing their efforts to clean offices and remove personal items and contents before the start of the final remediation project.

Dental School : 

  • Landis cleaned and prepared the floor surfaces on the 1st Floor of the Clinic Building for refinishing over the weekend.
    • They also performed some corrective work such as adjusting door hardware and door swings.
  • The 2 x 4 light fixtures and the supply grilles have been installed in the 2nd Floor conference room in the Administration Building.
    • The contractors worked on tying in the new supply air ducts to the mixing dampers.
  • Intrepid Stone completed the replacement of the stone pavers on the walk way. 
    • They have also replaced the damaged stone wall cladding on the 7th Floor of the Clinic Building at the elevator lobby.

Landscaping Project:

  • Crews finished the final grading on the S. Roman St. side of the Allied Health/Nursing Building in preparation for the installation of plants next week.