Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Friday, March 14, 2008

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Stratos Elevator finished installing the new electrical disconnect for Elevator #8 and they are removing debris from the jobsite.
  • Siemens finished pulling new fire alarm wiring and terminating the devices on the 4th Floor in the old section on both sides of the building.
  • Zimmer-Eschette continues to clean on the 2nd Floor (old section) on both sides of the building.
  • The contractor continues to sand and prepare the walls and new sheetrock on the 2nd and 3rd Floors.
  • The contractor finished removing damaged floor tiles in the stairwells along the Tulane Ave. side of the building.
  • The painting contractor continues to trim around the windows and walls on the 3rd Floor.
    • They are applying the finish paint on the 4th Floor in the corridor along Tulane Ave.
  • The contractor finished painting the ceiling grid on the 1st and 2nd Floors.
  • The contractor continues with the installation of ceiling tiles on the 6th Floor.

Dental School :

  • Sherlocks Construction cored the holes to run power to the cash registers from below the floor where the counter will be installed.
    • They have installed the new electrical panel and began connecting the wiring for the lights and receptacles.
  • Securitas wired the security cameras mounted on the four corners of the Clinic Building roof and the cameras are operational. 
    • They installed the cameras and the intercoms at the loading dock and at the Clinic Building entrance facing Navy Pkwy.

Downtown Landscaping Project:

  • Crews installed a 20 ft. 'Drake' Chinese Elm in the Student Parking Lot # 2 Pocket Park. 
    • They installed nozzles on the sprinklers and activated the system to water the tree automatically three times daily.
  • Crews completed preparing holes in the MEB and Allied Health/Nursing sidewalk planters for the installation of new trees next week.
  • The control wires for the Residence Hall irrigation valves were connected to the controller located in the 'C' Tower laundry room.