Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance
 

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

 

NOTICE:  On Friday, March 6th, from 6:00 PM until midnight, Facility Services will have the domestic hot and cold water turned off at the Clinical Education Building ( 1542 Tulane Avenue ) in order to repair piping leaks.   During this outage there will be no water available at any faucet, toilet or urinal.  We ask that no one open any faucet or flush any toilet or urinal during the outage, as this can cause problems when the water pressure returns.

 

NOTICE:  On Saturday, March 7th, from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM there will be a de-ionized water outage in the Clinical Sciences Research Building .  The work is needed to repair a leak in the piping.  DI water will be available when service is restored at approximately 3:00 PM.

 

NOTICE:  On Saturday, March 7th, from 6:00 AM until 9:00 AM, there will be a medical air outage on the 8th and 9th floors of the Lions/LSU Clinics Building.  This outage is needed to make medical air connections in several labs on these two floors.  The rest of the building will still have medical air service.  Please refrain from opening any medical air valves on the 8th and 9th floors during this outage.

 

1542 TULANE AVE. :

  • The general contractor continued painting in offices on the 3rd Floor.
    • The demolition and reconfiguration of Rooms 109H, 110, 111, 341, 342 and 343 is progressing.
  • The mechanical contractor continued installing new fan coil units on the 3rd Floor.
  • Facility Services continued making repairs on the 1st and 3rd Floors, painting hallways on the 3rd Floor, and connecting electrical service for the new fan coil units.

 

EXTERIOR/LANDSCAPING:

  • Facility Services continued grading the planting bed in the rear of the Resource Center .

 

LIONS/LSU CLINIC PERMANENT REPAIRS AND MITIGATION:    

  • The contractor started installing wall partitions on the 6th Floor, Gravier St./S. Prieur St. side.
    • The door frame for the new stairwell was installed on the 6th Floor.
    • A crew installed baseboard backer on the 6th Floor, Gravier/S. Prieur Street side.
    • Ceiling tile is being installed in the 6th Floor in the simulation rooms.
    • Additional CMU walls are being installed on the 1st Floor, Bolivar St. side.
    • The installation of exterior glass on the new stairwell is progressing. 
  • The mechanical contractor continues installing the diesel fuel pipes on the 1st Floor.
    • They are installing supply grilles and scrub sinks in the 6th Floor simulation rooms.
  • The electrical contractor installed wires from the emergency generator to the switches on the roof.
    • They continue installing light fixtures, strobes and speakers on the 6th Floor, Bolivar Street side.
  • The sprinkler contractor installed sprinkler heads on the Bolivar St. side of the 6th Floor.

 

LIBRARY COMMONS:

  • The contractor installed air conditioning diffusers in the elevator lobby. 
  • They began to paint the composite wall panels in the multimedia rooms.
  • The installation of the display case in the elevator lobby continues.

 

MEB 2nd FLOOR LOBBY RENOVATIONS:

  • The contractor moved a drain line so that it is in line with the new ceiling on the Bolivar Street side.
  • They began installing plumbing pipe for the water coolers on the Bolivar Street side.

 

MEB MDL 6 RENOVATIONS:

  • The network wiring contractor began testing the new data ports.
  • The A/V contractor began programming and testing the new audio/video equipments.
  • The casework contractor installed sinks, cantilever arms, and panels for the casework.
  • The contractor installed partition panels, the door frame and door for the storage room.

 

MEB PHARMACOLOGY LAB RENOVATIONS:

  • The contractor installed ceiling grid in one of the large laboratory spaces and painted a majority of the doorframes.

 

RESIDENCE HALL LOBBY EXPANSION: 

  • The contractor laid the third mortar bed layer in the two corner lobby areas. 
  • The flooring contractor grouted the brick pavers on the exterior side of the sliding doors. 
  • The interior contractor continued framing and installing sheetrock for the fur down in the expanded lobby area.

 

DENTAL SCHOOL A and B AUDITORIUM RENOVATIONS:

  • The contractor installed sheetrock on the new wing walls in both auditoriums.

 

DENTAL 6th & 8th FLOOR LAB RENOVATIONS:

  • The contractor installed base cabinets and shelving in the small rooms on the 8th Floor.