Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

MEB Roof Replacement:

  • Crawford has completed the installation of the majority of the mineral cap sheet (final layer) on the main roof.
    • A small section of the roof at the corner of S. Roman St. and Perdido St. remains to be completed. 
  • New stands for the air handling units (AHUs) that supply the penthouse and elevator rooms are being set on the main roof.

Dental School :

  • The Freight elevator has been certified and released for normal operation.
  • Needham Roofing installed pitch pans at the penetrations for the roof top equipment on the east side of the Clinic Building main roof. 
    • They also began installing the granulated cap sheet (final layer) on the main roof.

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Stratos continues changing the lobby door hardware on Elevator #7.
    • They have started to replace the tracks and rollers.
  • The 1st Floor side entrance and elevator lobby in the old section of the building was opened today. 
    • The asbestos abatement of the floor tiles on the 1st Floor is complete. Testing will be done Thursday.
  • The painting crews finished the back stairwell on the Claiborne side of the building.
    • They have started prepping and painting in the stairwell on the Tulane Ave./I-10 side of the building.
  • Royerre Commercial Carpet continues to install cove base and transition strips on the 1st and 2nd Floors.
  • Boe-Tel finished installing the telephone feeder cables serving the network closet on the 2nd Floor.
  • The Herman-Miller Group is installing furniture in offices on Floors 3 through 7.
  • Hogues & Associates is changing out the lay-in fixtures in the hallway on Floors 2 through 7.
  • Trison is sealing the corridor ceiling holes on the 6th, 7th, and 8th Floors.
  • The contractor has started floating the sheetrock on the temporary walls that separate the rear portion of the building from the center and front sections that we will occupy.
    • They are currently working on Floors 7 and 8.

Lions/LSU Clinic Building Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • CMI continues to install sheetrock on the new walls on Floors 2 and 7.
  • The electrical work continues on Floors 2, 6 and 7.
  • The work on the mechanical systems on Floors 6 and 7 is progressing.

Downtown Landscaping Project:

  • The crews completed the installation of new bedding plants and mulch on the Perdido St. and Bolivar St. sides of the MEB. 
    • The remaining work at the MEB cannot be completed until the MEB roof replacement is finished.