Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, August 6, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The repair work on Elevator #4 is ongoing.
  • The general contractor continues patching walls, painting and working on punch list items on Floors 5 and 6. 
    • Demolition of the 4th Floor annex continues.
  • The contractor continues closing in the light wells in the rear of the building.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services continues installing new fan coil units, removing old FCUs, installing locksets, and working on maintenance items throughout the building.
  • The terrazzo honing contractor continues preparing the hallway on the 1st Floor for the initial honing.
  • Access control devices are being installed on the front doors to the building and connected to the access control system.
  • The painting contractor is refinishing restroom stall doors and hallway doors throughout the building.


Downtown Perimeter Fence Project:

  • The installation of the decorative (monument) fence continues in the area of the Pocket Park.


Dental School Campus:

  • CS & Associates is on site installing temporary partitions and protective barriers for the auditorium renovation project.
  • Needham Roofing completed the installation of the roof exhaust vents for the elevator penthouse on Administration Building .
    • They continue to work on punch-list items; installing caulking and weather-proofing.


Library Commons Project:

  • The electrical rough-in work is progressing. 


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • Crews are installing the door frames in the new laboratory walls on the 7th Floor.
  • The mechanical sub-contractor is piping in the new AHU on the 6th Floor on the S. Prieur St. side of the building.
  • The plumbers are roughing in the water closet and the urinals in the S. Prieur St. side Men’s bathroom on the 6th Floor.
    • They are also working on the heating hot water main and branch on the east side of the 6th Floor.
  • Electricians are running conduit above the 5th Floor ceiling for the new Stryker equipment to be installed in the Cohn Learning Center .
    • Electricians are installing the cable tray that will run from the main electrical vault to the new switchgear in order to prepare for the installation of the new cable.
  • A CMU wall is being erected on the 1st Floor outside of the stairwell on the Bolivar/Perdido St. side of building.



  • The rough in plumbing of the medical gas, air, & vacuum that will connect to the new casework is proceeding.
  • The electricians continue working on the electrical rough in.
  • The contractor started installing the track for the new partition doors.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovation:

  • The contractor is framing and dry walling new walls in the area around Medical Center Stores on the Roman/Perdido St. side of the building.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor started installing the wall angle in the corridor on the Bolivar St. side of the building.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The contractor continues to fabricate the new steel.


Roman St. Parking Garage:

  • Auxiliary Enterprises completed terminating the new cables for security cameras.
    • The old camera wires have been removed from the security gate.