Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, August 18, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The new sidewalk in front of the building is complete.
    • The new concrete was poured and finished over the weekend.
  • Plumbers capped disconnected plumbing on the 3rd and 4th Floor center hallways.
  • The work on the restrooms is complete except for floor mounted urinals (1st Floor) and new flush valves (2nd - 4th Floors).
  • Stratos Elevator continues work on Elevators #4 and #7.
  • Zimmer continues patching walls and painting on the 5th Floor.
  • The new walls are being constructed in the 5th and 6th Floor lounges.
  • The contractor continues the installation of fan coil units. 
    • The insulation contractor continues insulating the new fan coil unit piping.
  • Demolition in the 3rd and 4th Floor annex space continues.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services personnel continue installing locksets on the 5th and 6th Floors.


Dental Campus Roof Replacement:

  • The roofing contractor continues to work on punch-list items and is applying sealant to newly installed umbrellas around the bases of the exhaust fan supports.


Dental Clinic Building Lab Renovations:

  • The electrical contractor continues removing old wiring and installing the new electrical rough-ins.


Dental School Small Auditoriums:

  • The contractor is laying out the new walls and the concrete flooring for the auditoriums.
  • The electrical sub-contractor continues to remove the old electrical and telecommunications wiring. 
  • Pipe insulation and old ductwork was removed this weekend.


Library Commons:

  • LSUHSC electricians continue the rough in for new light switches.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • Crews completed the installation of sheet rock in the 7th Floor laboratory.
  • The contractor is installing ductwork in the mechanical room on the S. Prieur/Gravier St. side of the 6th Floor.
  • The mechanical sub-contractor is piping in the VAVs on the 6th Floor, east side.
  • The electrical sub-contractor is running cable from the main Entergy vault to the new switchgear location on the 2nd Floor.



  • The contractor continues relocating sprinkler heads in the ceiling.
  • They continue installing the new HVAC and return grilles in the grid.
  • The flooring sub-contractor began preparing the floor.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The new sub-floor was poured over the weekend.
  • The contractor is hanging sheet rock on the walls by the Mens Bathroom.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • Work continues on installing the new ceiling grid and relocating the sprinkler heads.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The newly fabricated steel has been delivered and the installation began today.