Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance
 

Monday, January 5, 2009

 

NOTE: Various contractors continued to work on projects around campus during the holidays.  This update includes the work completed during that time.

 

1542 TULANE AVE. :

  • The general contractor framed new walls for Room 443 and continued removing paint in the auditorium.
  • The granite contractor repaired walls in the center hallway on the 1st Floor.
  • The painting contractor continued painting the center stairwell.
  • Facility Services continued installing new locksets on the 4th Floor doors and door stops.

 

DENTAL CAMPUS AUDITORIUMS A & B RENOVATIONS:

  • The contractor spread and leveled thin set on the floors in preparation for the carpet installation.
  • The general contractor installed the door frame for the new A/V Room 4202.
  • The flooring contractor continued to grind the floors for the riser seating in Auditoriums A and B.

 

DENTAL 6th & 8th FLOOR LABORATORY RENOVATIONS:

  • The general contractor completed installation of door frames and installed insulation along the exterior wall in Room 6335 ( Moss Street wall).
  • The contractor installed wood blocking along the Castine Street Side, in Room 6335. 
  • The mechanical contractor installed a fume hood exhaust duct in Room 8405B.
  • The mechanical contractor installed the supply duct outlet taps for the ductwork in 8405B.

 

EXTERIOR/LANDSCAPING:

  • Facility Services graded the landscaping in front of the Resource Center and began planting new shrubs.

 

LIONS/LSU CLINIC PERMANENT REPAIRS AND MITIGATION:

  • The electrical contractor completed the transfer of the 2 existing a/c risers from the old to the new switchgear.
    • Electricians installed wire for outlets and lights on the 6th Floor, Gravier/Bolivar side.
    • They lifted the new emergency generator onto the roof of the building.
  • The general contractor installed additional sheetrock in the new mechanical/electrical room on the 2nd Floor.
    • Crews installed granite panels near the 1st Floor elevators.
    • They began framing the walls in the old lab space on the 6th Floor.
    • New ceiling grid was installed in the 6th Floor hallway on the CSRB side of the building.
    • The walls on the 2nd Floor were fire-caulked.
  • The steel contractor continued to fireproof the steel beams in the exterior stairwell. 
  • The mechanical subcontractor installed chill water lines connecting to the AHU on the Bolivar St. side of the 6th Floor.
    • Crews insulated heating hot water and supply lines on the 6th Floor, Gravier/Bolivar side.
    • Chilled water lines were run to the AHU on the 1st Floor, Bolivar St. side.
  • The sprinkler subcontractor installed sprinkler heads on the Gravier St. side of the 6th Floor.

 

LIBRARY COMMONS:

  • The contractor began installing wood panels on the feature wall near the entrance.
  • They installed wood ceiling panels and installed the bar tabletop framing in the cafe area.
  • Crews continued installing the custom column covers. 

 

MEB PHARMACOLOGY LAB RENOVATIONS:

  • The contractor removed interior walls in the administrative area.
  • They completed removing all interior walls in the laboratory area. 
  • The electrical subcontractor started removing lights from the laboratory area. 

 

MEB 2ND FLOOR LOBBY RENOVATIONS:

  • The sprinkler contractor completed installation of all the new sprinkler piping.
  • The flooring contractor prepped the floor for tile installation. 

 

MEB MDL 6 RENOVATIONS:

  • The contractor completed installation of the structural support for the folding partitions.
  • The contractor completed roughing-in the plumbing for the new casework. 

 

RESIDENCE HALL LOBBY EXPANSION:

  • The contractor began installing the new glass on the Perdido and Bolivar sides of the lobby.
  • The contractor installed the break metal for the diffuser and flex duct between Towers A and B.