Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Tuesday, August 26, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Stratos is pulling wire and hanging travel cable for Elevator #4 and wiring the controller for Elevator #7.
  • Zimmer finished removing the ceiling in the area of the 1st Floor lounge.
    • They completed the lounge area demolition on the 2nd Floor. 
    • The demolition in the annex on the 3rd and 4th Floors is still in progress. 
  • LSIHSC Facility Services personnel continue the installation of new fan coil units.
  • The painting contractor continued repairing walls and painting in five rooms on the 6th and 7th Floors.
  • The contractor completed filling in the areaway in the front of the building and one of two areaways in the rear of the building.
  • The Herman Miller Group continued setting up furniture in offices on the 7th Floor.


Dental Campus Lab Renovations:

  • The contractor continues installing new conduit.


Dental Campus Auditorium A & B Renovations:

  • The ceiling contractor continues laying out the new ceiling.
  • The contractor began installing new duct work.


Dental School Roof Replacement:

  • The roofing contractor continues replacing damaged sections of the roof.
  • The contractor replaced roof material next to the wing walls.


Hurricane Preparations:

  • Crews staged and set sandbags around switchgear rooms for the CSRB and the Lions/LSU Clinic Building.
  • They inspected and removed possible missile hazards from the all rooftops. 
  • Elevator door dams have been staged near their respective storm locations.


Library Commons:

  • LSUHSC Facility Services started running conduit and wiring for light fixtures in the study areas along the exterior windows.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The contractor continues to install sheetrock and insulation on the 7th Floor.
  • The mechanical sub-contractor continues running waste line between the 5th and 6th Floor bathrooms on the S. Prieur St. side of the building.
    • They are running lines for the new medical gas that will supply the simulation rooms on the 6th Floor.
    • Crews are re-routing the domestic water and waste lines for the break room area on the 6th Floor.
    • Thimbles are being installed to prepare the new deck for concrete placement on the 2nd Floor
    • The new supply duct is being run on the S. Prieur St./CSRB side of the 6th Floor .
  • The glass subcontractor is installing new metal trim pieces around the windows on the 1st Floor on the Gravier St. side of the building.
  • The contractor is constructing the new circular ceiling outside of the passenger elevator lobby on the 6th Floor.
  • The electrical subcontractor is installing new electrical panels on the 2nd Floor in the new electrical room on the CSRB side of the building.
  • The contractor is installing steel sleeves in the elevator pits and fire caulking.



  • The contractor completed relocation of all the sprinkler heads in the ceiling.
  • The contractor began laying out the new floor tile pattern.


MEB 2nd Floor Elevator Lobby Renovations:

  • The crew continues priming and painting the new sheetrock.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor continues installing flex duct and supply grilles in the corridors.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The contractor continues installing the steel supports for the new roof section.