Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, September 22, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • The general contractor continued demolition in the 3rd Floor annex.
  • The general contractor continued wall construction in the lounges on the 6th and 7th floors.
  • The painting contractor continued painting hallway ceilings and began painting restrooms.
  • The security contractor installed new cameras that cover the driveway into the Lakeside lot.
  • The furniture vendor surveyed all the offices on the 5th through the 8th Floors and identified remaining rooms requiring final furniture arrangement.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services personnel continued installing new fan coil units. 
  • Plumbers continued the mechanical rough-in for the kitchenettes in the 6th Floor lounge. 
  • Crews completed clearing building supplies from the 1st Floor auditorium where they had been staged. 
  • Electricians are trouble shooting an electrical outage on the 1st Floor center hallway.


Dental Campus Auditoriums A & B Renovations:

  • The general contractor began removing the elevated flooring in Room 4203 over the weekend and continues to construct the framing for the ceiling in Auditorium A. 
  • The electrical subcontractor continues to work overnight; attaching unistruts to the 3rd Floor ceiling in the crosswalk for the electrical and telecommunications wiring in the Auditoriums.
  • The mechanical subcontractor installed the chilled water pipe valves on Friday evening.


Dental School Roof Replacement:

  • The contractor is installing walk pads on the Clinic Building roof.


Landscaping and Exterior Work:

  • The crews continued installing irrigation piping in front of 1542 Tulane Avenue .
  • They began repairing potholes with crushed stone in Parking Lots 2 and 6 at the Dental Campus.


Library Commons:

  • The contractor continues to install sheetrock above the window walls.
  • They completed installing cementitious board on the frieze wall.
  • Plumbers relocated main water plumbing pipes for the coffee kiosk.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The mechanical subcontractor continues to run the new Med Gas lines for the 6th Floor     simulation rooms.
  • The contractor continues to insulate the supply duct along the corridor on the CSRB side of the 6th Floor;
    • to install piping in the AHU in mechanical room on the 1st Floor on the Gravier/Bolivar side of the building;
    • and to seal penetrations on the CSRB side of the 6th Floor
  • The electrical subcontractor is installing light fixtures for offices on the 7th Floor.
  • The sprinkler subcontractor is relocating sprinkler pipes on the 7th Floor.


MEB MDL-5 Lab Renovations:

  • The contractor is installing wall mounted chase for the electrical and AV service for each quadrant.
  • The plumbing subcontractor continues connecting fixtures; working behind the casework installers.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The network wiring contractor is pulling network cable to the engineering office.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor is installing ceiling tiles on the Bolivar Street side of the building.



  • The flooring subcontractor is placing self-leveling concrete on the floor toward the Tower B elevator on the S. Roman Street side of the building.