Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Dental School : 

  • The installation of ceiling grid is nearly complete on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Administration Building. 
    • Ceiling tile installation on the 2nd through 4th floors in the Clinic Building is substantially complete.
    • The construction of the 5th floor linear diffuser is nearly complete.
    • Installation of the new grid and ceiling tile on the 6th through the 8th floor of Clinic Building continues.  
  • The framing of new walls for the Central Sterilization Project has started.
  • The final testing of the new network cables on the 2nd, 6th and 7th floors of the Clinic Building has been successfully concluded. 
    • The terminations of the new cable are nearly complete on all other floors in the Clinic Building.
    • New cables have been run throughout the Administration Building and the terminations have begun.
  • Preparations to paint the stairwell doors and handrails with antimicrobial paint continued.   
    • Viable re-sample results are expected this week for several of the air handling units that have been re-cleaned.   
  • Carpet installation continues on the 5th and 6th floors of the Clinic Building
  • The demolition of the media booth in Auditorium C continued. 
  • The installation (piping, etc.) of the new cooling tower is proceeding.

1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Ordes continues to run conduit to the guard station.
    • They have re-installed the brick pavers after installing the conduit underneath the driveway.
  • Stratos continues to replace the exterior door hardware on Elevator #2.

Student Parking Lot Resurfacing:

  • Lot #3:
    • The contractor has installed new vinyl coated fencing along S. Prieur Street and has installed the wooden forms for the new sidewalk along Perdido Street. 
  • Lot #2:
    • The contractor has installed the 2nd course of asphalt over the entire parking lot and has installed the wooden forms for the new sidewalk along Perdido St. and Bolivar St .

Cafeteria Renovations:

  • The grinding of the new terrazzo floor continues during evening hours. 
  • The installation of the new linear diffusers is well underway.
  • Sprinkler pipe has been delivered to the site and installation of new sprinkler heads to accommodate the new ceiling design can begin.