Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, March 10, 2008

Lions/LSU Clinic Building Permanent Repairs and Mitigation Project:

  • CMI continues to demo on 6th Floor and remove all of the items left on the floor.

1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Stratos Elevator had Elevator #1 inspected and all systems tested passed successfully (although not all systems were tested).
    • An additional inspection will be needed when the installation of the new fire alarm panel is completed (to test the safeties and communications tied-in with the fire alarm system).
  • Siemens is terminating the flow switches on the fire pump in the basement.
  • Zimmer-Eschette finished coating the interiors of the ducts and sealing the access holes cut into ducts on the 1st Floor in the old section of the building.
  • Zimmer continues to remove the peeling paint and is cleaning on the 2nd Floor in the old section on the I-10 side of the building.
  • The contractor continues floating and preparing the new sheetrock on the 3rd Floor.
  • The contractor finished removing floor tiles on the 4th Floor in the old section of the building and is preparing the area for the visual inspection.
  • The painting contractor finished applying touch-up paint in the offices on the 5th Floor and is preparing the walls on the 4th Floor for paint.
  • The ceiling grid contractor continues to paint the ceiling grid on the 4th Floor.
    • Zimmer began installing new ceiling tiles on the 6th Floor.

Exterior Lighting Project:

  • Frischhertz has removed the old lights from the 440 Perdido St. parking lot that were under Interstate 10.
  • They placed the new poles and started installing the new electrical service for Student Lot #1.
  • They also set the new poles in the Residence Hall parking lot.