Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, October 27, 2008


1542 TULANE AVE. :

  • The general contractor continued drywall repairs in offices on the 2nd and 3rd Floors.
  • Crews completed installing the suspended ceiling grid in the lounges on Floors 4 to 7. 
  • The electrical contractor continued installing new light fixtures in hallways and stairwells. 
  • The construction cleaning contractor continued cleaning on the 7th and 6th Floor and continued rework in the areas that failed inspection on the 8th Floor. 
  • LSUHSC Facility Services continued to work on punch list items on Floors 5 to 8.
    • They demolished the temporary loading dock ramp in the parking garage driveway.



  • The general contractor installed insulation on the west and north walls of Auditorium A and installed new sheetrock on all walls in Auditorium A. 
  • The electrical contractor installed wiring and conduit for Auditorium B. 
  • The insulation contractor installed insulation in the block walls and ceiling of the mechanical room.



  • The insulation contractor installed pipe insulation on the water lines above the ceiling in Room 7407 and the simulation lab. 
  • The general contractor framed the new door openings. 
    • The contractor framed the exterior wall on the north side of Room 8405.
  • The mechanical contractor tied-in the new vacuum, gas, hot water, and cold water lines for Room 6335.
    • They removed the old ice water, de-ionized water, and steam lines in Rooms 6335 and 6333.



  • The landscapers continued grading the front lawn of 1542 Tulane Avenue .



  • The contractor installed fire sprinklers in the multi-media rooms.



  • The mechanical subcontractor installed two sinks and faucets in the 7th Floor lab.
    • They installed five air and gas turrets in the 7th Floor lab.
    • Crews insulated the heating hot water lines and supply duct on the 6th Floor on the S. Prieur St. side of the floor.
    • They roughed in the waste and vent lines for the urinals and the water closets in the bathroom on the 1st Floor, Bolivar St. side. 
  • The iron subcontractor welded the exterior stairwell saddles on the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 6th Floors.
    • They finished the last welds on the roof decking and finished welding the stairs on the 3rd level.
  • The casework subcontractor installed 3 shelving units, 3 cabinets, and 4 counters in the 7th Floor laboratory.
  • The electrical subcontractor installed lights on the 6th Floor, CSRB side and also in the 2nd Floor build out area. 
  • The sprinkler subcontractor installed sprinkler heads on the 2nd Floor in the new build out area. 
  • The contractor installed door hardware on the 7th Floor.
    • They installed glass in the new door frames on the 6th Floor, CSRB side.
    • A crew installed CMU on the 1st Floor on the Gravier St. side of the hallway closest to the CSRB.