Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Stratos Elevator continues to work on punch-list items for Elevators #1, #2, and #3; painting the installed guard rails in the penthouse and installing sheetrock in the elevator shaft
  • Siemens continues to test the all the new fire alarm devices that have been installed on the 2nd Floor; trouble-shooting and repairing any problems
    • The contractor continues to replace any missing wire mold trim from the 3rd Floor up to the penthouse
  • Zimmer-Eschette continues to clean on the 1st Floor in the old section of the building on the I-10 side
  • The contractor continues to remove floor tile from the 2nd Floor in Suite 214 behind the elevators
  • The painting contractor continues to apply finish paint around the windows and doors on the 3rd Floor
  • The contractor continues trimming and installing the edge and corner ceiling tiles on the 6th Floor
  • Royerre Commercial Carpets continued installing new carpet tiles, transition strips, and cove base on the 6th Floor in the offices along Tulane Ave. and the center corridor
    • The contractor continued to install new carpet tiles, transition strips, and cove base on the 8th Floor in the offices along the center corridor
  • Boe-Tel began pulling new network cables for the 3rd Floor

MEB Roof Replacement:

  • Crawford has completed the installation of the 3 ply interply fiberglass membrane for all roof drains
  • The contractor has installed a majority of the wood base on the curbs for all structures on the roof including the elevator penthouse
    • They are installing the 3 ply fiberglass membrane on the base flashing for the curbs that have woods installed
  • There are still signs of water trapped below the lightweight concrete as the contractor continues to vacuum out the water

Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • CMI continues to demo the 6th Floor including the HVAC ductwork

Dental School:

  • Schindler continued work on the punch list for Elevator #8
    • They have started making the repairs to the freight elevator that was damaged by the roof leaks
  • Securitas completed the installation of the access control equipment for the Dental School campus
    • In the Clinic Building the following has been installed:
      • 3 still cameras and a pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera in the lobby
      • Intercoms with cameras at the 3 main entrances to the building and at the patio stairwell entrance
      • Status locks at the single doors for Receiving and the Florida St. entrance
      • There are 3 PTZ cameras and one still camera on the roof overlooking the parking areas
    • In the Administration Building the following has been installed:
      • 1 PTZ camera and 2 still cameras in the lobby
      • Status locks on the entrance doors to the building
      • 5 cameras in the temporary bookstore
      • 1 PTZ and 2 still cameras on the roof
      • 2 cameras in the breeze way on each floor

Exterior Lighting Project:

  • Frischhertz continues to install new lights in Student Lot #1 under the Interstate

Downtown Landscaping Project:

  • A new shipment of 829 plants was received. An additional delivery from another nursery is anticipated
  • Crews planted four of the new 'Natchez' (white) crepe myrtles on the S. Prieur St. side of the Resource Center
  • Crews prepared the equipment to apply herbicide on existing vegetation on the Perdido St. side of the MEB, the Residence Hall and Student Parking Lot # 2 Pocket Park