Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Stratos Elevator is installing the new travel cables for Elevator #8.
    • The hoist cable installation is complete.
  • Stratos is installing a stabilizing beam on the frame of Elevator #1 to counter-balance the cab and platform.
    • The cab components for Elevator #1 are scheduled to arrive tomorrow.
  • Siemens is demolishing the existing fire alarm wiring on the 2nd Floor.
  • Zimmer-Eschette finished cleaning the ducts on the 3rd Floor and has mobilized the crew and equipment to the 2nd Floor.
    • The ducts on the 3rd Floor passed visual inspection and sampling is being scheduled.
    • The contractor finished removing the debris from the 4th Floor.
    • The carpet removal has resumed on the on the 4th Floor and is approximately three quarters complete.
    • The ceiling tile removal has resumed on the 4th floor and is approximately sixty percent complete.
    • The contractor is removing sheetrock with visible mold behind the baseboards on the 6th and 7th Floors.
      • The sheetrock is being removed up to 2 ft. above the visible mold.
    • The contractor is cleaning on the 5th Floor; removing peeling paint, HEPA-vacuuming and wiping down all the surfaces.
    • The 8th Floor was visually inspected and re-sampled today.
    • The contractor continued removing floor tile on the 1st Floor.
      • The contractor is mobilizing to the opposite side of the corridor.
    • Sample Results:
      • Air samples taken last week on the 6th, 7th, and 8th Floors failed. Re-cleaning of these floors has been underway all week.

Dental School :

  • Schindler started wiring the car top for Elevator # 3.   
    • They are installing the cable grippers (brakes) for Elevator # 4. 
  • Sherlocks Construction installed the temporary dust partition to separate the book store from the rest of the library. 
    • They removed the old carpet and began laying out the new walls.

MEB Roof Replacement:

  • The temporary roof has been installed at the corner of the building on the Bolivar Street and loading dock side in front of Stairwell 7 and the penthouse.
    • It was also glazed and sealed to prevent leaks.