Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repair and Mitigation Project:

  • The initial demolition continues on the 1st and 2nd Floors of the building.

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Stratos Elevator continues to work on the wiring and programming of the controllers for Elevator #1.
  • Siemens continues to install new fire alarm wiring and devices on the on the 4th Floor.
  • The 5th Floor in the rear of the building on the I-10 side, the Charity side, and the area behind the elevators passed the visual inspection and test samples were taken.
  • The 2nd Floor areas where floor tile was removed passed the visual inspection and test samples were taken.
  • The painting contractor continues to apply the finish paint in the offices on the 7th Floor.
  • The contractor continues to float and prepare the new sheetrock on the 5th Floor for painting. 
    • This was to replace the drywall that was removed during the mold remediation.
    • The contractor continues to install new sheetrock on the 4th Floor.
  • The contractor finished installing new ceiling grid "tees" on the 3rd Floor to convert the existing 2' x 4' ceilings to 2' x 2' ceilings.
  • Boe-Tel continues to connect the network station cables on the 4th Floor.

Dental School : 

  • Schindler worked on installing and adjusting the infrared door sensors, the floor selector, and the door operators for Elevator # 8.
  • Durr Construction finished abating the inside of the 2nd barracks building ( Human Development Center ) and continued removing the transite wall panels from the exterior. 
    • They also began removing the debris from the HDC Library.
  • Zimmer rebuilt the damaged flood wall sections using the correct sealant and are preparing to apply the block filler and the finish paint.

Downtown Landscaping Project:

  • Crews continued installing irrigation pipe, sprinklers and the electrical conduit (for new bollard lights) on the Perdido St. side of the Residence Hall.

Exterior Lighting Project:

  • New lights fitted to the light poles in 440 Perdido Street parking lot.
    • New electrical cable is being pulled to the new light poles.

Elevator Upgrades:

  • Schindler has cleaned and sealed the interior metal panels installed on Elevator #1 at the Allied Health/Nursing Building.
    • Crews will now begin installing the laminate covered interior panels and the new ceiling.