Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, August 27, 2008


Facility Services Hurricane Preparations:

  • Crews continued filling sandbags and setting them in place.
  • The hurricane preparations in the various building machinery rooms have begun.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The installation of sheetrock and insulation on 7th Floor continues.
  • The mechanical sub-contractor is running lines for the new medical gas that will supply the 6th Floor simulation rooms.
    • They continue working on the installation of new waste lines for the simulation rooms from the 6th to the 5th Floor.
    • The installation of the new waste line from the 5th to the 6th Floor bathrooms is progressing.
    • Crews continue to run the new supply duct on the S. Prieur/CSRB side of the 6th Floor.
  • The glass sub-contractor is installing new metal trim pieces around the new windows on the 1st Floor.
  • The new circular ceiling outside of the passenger elevator lobby on the 6th Floor is being constructed.
  • The electrical sub-contractor is installing new electrical panels on the 2nd Floor in the new electrical room on the CSRB side of the building.
    • They have started re-attaching electrical panels to new CMU walls on the S. Prieur side of the building.
    • They are running a new electrical line to the AHU on the S. Prieur side of the 1st Floor.


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The elevator contractor is pulling wire and hanging travel cable for Elevator #4 and wiring the controller on Elevator #7.
  • The demolition in the area of the 1st Floor lounge and in the interiors of the 3rd and 4th Floor annex is progressing. 
  • 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 rear of the building.  
    • All areaways have been filled. 
  • The lighting contractor installed new light fixtures in Stairwell D.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services continues work on various maintenance items throughout the building.


Downtown Perimeter Fence Project:

  • The fencing contractor is installing temporary gates on the Poydras St. side of both Student Parking lots.


Dental Campus Lab Renovations:

  • The contractor is removing the demolition debris and installing new conduit for the labs.


Dental Campus Auditorium A & B Renovation:

  • The contractor continued laying out the new ceiling.
  • The mechanical sub-contractor continues installing new duct work.


Dental School Roof Replacement:

  • Needham Roofing continues replacing damaged sections of roofing. 
    • They finished new roofing sheets next to the wing walls.
    • Patch sheets are being installed around flashing on the Clinic Building .


Dental School Refrigerator/Freezer Clean Out and Disposal:

  • The refrigerant was removed from the refrigerators/freezers and the contractor removed them from the site.
  • The cleaning of the 6th, 7th and 8th Floor walk-in coolers is complete.


Library Commons:

  • Facility Services continues to run conduit and wiring for the light fixtures in the study areas along the exterior windows.


MEB MDL #5 Renovations:

  • The contractor continues patching and preparing the floor to lay tiles.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The contractor is painting the new sheetrock.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor resumed installation of new ceiling tile and light fixtures.
  • The sprinkler sub-contractor prepared the fur-down ceilings in the student lounge areas for the installation of sprinklers.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The contractor installed a support column, the north cross beam, and 6 bar joists.


Residence Hall Walkway Resurfacing:

  • The contractor began removing the walkway surface.