Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Friday, January 11, 2008

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Ordes continues to make a panel schedule for the electrical panels in the basement.
  • Insulators from Arc Mechanical are insulating some domestic water and chilled water lines.
  • Siemens is trouble-shooting the fire alarm wiring in the basement, 8th Floor, and the mechanical and animal care rooms on the roof.
  • Stratos Elevator is wiring the cab station for Elevator #7.
    • The contractor is installing the governor cables for Elevator #1.
  • Zimmer-Eschette continues to coat the ducts on the 6th Floor.
  • Carpet is being removed from the 2nd Floor
  • The remaining ceiling tile has been removed from the 2nd Floor.
  • Zimmer finished removing the countertops, lab benches, and building debris from the 2nd Floor.
  • Zimmer continues the re-cleaning of the 4th Floor.
    • The contractor continues to remove the peeling paint in the corridor and rooms along the Tulane Ave. side of the building.
  • Zimmer completed removing the floor tile from Room 756.
  • The 7th Floor failed the visual inspection due to the overspray of encapsulant.
    • The contractor is removing the overspray. 
  • The painting contractor continues to float the walls on the 1st and 8th Floors.
    • The 8th floor is nearly complete with the exception of Room 866 which needs to be re-sampled for clearance and a couple of rooms that are awaiting clearance results.
  • Trison Constructors are installing the framing and sheetrock for the new network closet in Room 356. 
  • Sample Results:
    • Room 866 failed to pass TEM clearance for asbestos floor tile removal, due to a contaminated sample.
    • The 5th Floor passed clearance for lead testing.

Dental School :

  • Sherlock Construction installed temporary lights inside their work area for early morning starts on the temporary bookstore project.
  • Schindler remounted the door operator for Elevator car # 3.
    • They developed a punch list on the freight elevator in preparation for the certification inspection. 
  • Needham Roofing began delivering materials and equipment to the site as they prepare to begin the roof replacement project.

MEB Roof Replacement:

  • The contractor has completed a signification portion of the temporary roof on the Perdido Street side of the roof and is moving to the Allied Health/Nursing side of the building.
  • They have completed demolition of the lightweight ballast on the Allied Health/Nursing side (on top of the boilers) and have started priming that section of roof.

Exterior Lighting Project:

  • Installation of the lights continued on the Roman St. Side of the Allied Health/Nursing  Building. 
    • Installation of new entry lights began at the Allied Health/Nursing Building.
  • Frischhertz started mobilizing for the installation of new lights in the 440 parking lot, Student Lot #1, and the Residence Hall lot.

Landscaping Project:

  • Crews continued installing irrigation piping and sprinklers and covering the trenches on the Perdido St. side of the MEB.