Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Tuesday, August 12, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The terrazzo honing contractor completed the initial polishing of the 1st Floor rear elevator lobby.
  • The contractor started demolition of the sidewalk along Tulane Avenue and began the site grading for the front of the building. 
  • The elevator contractor continues work on Elevator #4.
  • The general contractor continues patching walls and painting on the 5th Floor.
  • Demolition of the 3rd and 4th Floor annex interiors continues.
  • The dry proofing of the old light well enclosures is progressing.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services personnel continue adjusting fan coil units, installing locksets, and working on maintenance items throughout the building. 
  • The lighting contractor continues installing lights on various floors throughout the building.


Dental School Roof Replacement:

  • The roofing contractor continues to work on punch-list items, including caulking and weather-proofing.


Dental School Auditorium A&B Renovations:

  • The contractor began demolishing the old electrical wiring in both auditoriums.


Library Commons:

  • LSUHSC Facility Services continues work on the electrical rough-in for the Coffee Kiosk.
  • The installed ductwork was shifted vertically to meet the standards indicated on the plans. 


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • Crews continue to install door frames on the 7th Floor.
  • The contractor is piping in the new AHU on the 1st Floor on the S. Prieur St. side of the building.
  • The plumbers continue to rough in the waste water and domestic water lines on the 6th Floor in the Mens bathroom.
  • The new VAVs on 6th Floor are being piped in.
  • The electricians are running copper cable from the Entergy vault on the 1st Floor to the location of the new switchgear on the 2nd Floor.



  • The contractor completed the installation of two more quadrants of ceiling grid and continues to work on the remaining quadrant.
  • The contractor began installing the new ceiling light fixtures.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The contractor is taping and floating the new sheetrock.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The wall angle is completely installed throughout the entire the floor.
  • The sheetrock for the fur down of the tray ceiling is in place.
  • The ceiling grid continues to be installed; approximately thirty to forty percent of the grid is complete.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • Crews are removing the spandrel glass from the exterior wall on the Perdido St. side of the building.