Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, July 23, 2007

Dental School :

  • Landis has begun their clean up of the 5th and 6th floors in the Clinic Building, as the ceiling work has been completed.
  • The ceiling installation is substantially complete on the 8th floor.  All that remains is the relocation of some sprinkler heads to accommodate the new ceiling design.
  • The ceiling tile is being installed in the Library.
  • The paining of the stairwell is continuing.
  • Network cables are being terminated throughout the Administration Building.
  • The final build-out of the new network/telecom closets is taking place in the Clinic Building .
  • The removal of the flood damaged fire brick from the incinerator is nearly complete.
  • The final connections were made to the new cooling tower over the weekend and the change over to the new unit was successfully completed. 
    • The demolition of the old cooling tower will occur over the next week.

1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Bell Roofing successfully removed the shed and patched the foundation on the 9th floor roof.
  • Ordes is pulling new wiring and is working on the junction box connections between the new high-voltage switchgear in the basement and the 4th floor switchgear. 
  • Stratos Elevator is moving elevator equipment to the penthouse of Elevators #7 and #8. 
  • Siemens is on site removing the damaged fire alarm wiring and conduit it the basement.

Landscaping Project:

  • Irrigation pipe was installed on the Bolivar St. side of the Allied Health/Nursing Building under the overhang where the gravel was removed.
  • Crews started trenching on the S. Roman St. side of the Allied Health/Nursing Building and the MEB for the installation of irrigation piping.

CSRB 1st Floor Vivarium:

  • On Saturday Arc Mechanical completed the process of extending the piping in preparation for elevating the Animal Care chiller.