Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, August 20, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Zimmer-Eschette completed patching walls and painting on the 5th Floor.
  • The elevator contractor is pulling wire and hanging travel cable for Elevator #4.
    • They are wiring the controller for Elevator #7.
  • The demolition of the 2nd and 3rd Floor areas where lounges will be constructed is in progress. 
  • Crews have finishing installing fan coil units on Floors 4 through 7.
  • The insulation sub-contractor completed work on the fan coil unit pipes and has begun insulating the piping in the hallways.
  • The demolition of the 3rd and 4th Floor annex interiors continues.
  • The terrazzo honing of the 1st Floor is complete with the exception of the final polishing. 
    • They are also working on Stairwell D in the rear of the building.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services crews continue preparing doors for locksets on the 3rd and 4th Floors.
    • They are working on maintenance items throughout the building. 
    • Plumbers capped most of the water lines on the 3rd and 4th Floors.  Approximately a dozen lines remain to be capped.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • New sheetrock and insulation is being installed on the 7th Floor.
  • Crews are piping in the supply and return mains to the new VAVs on the Bolivar/Gravier St. side of the 6th Floor.
  • The installation of new duct work is continuing on the S. Prieur/Gravier St. side of 6th Floor.
  • The medical gas lines are being run to the simulation rooms on the 6th Floor.
  • The heating hot water lines in the center of the 6th Floor are being insulated.
  • The condensate line on the 6th Floor is being re-routed.
  • Crews are continuing the installation of sheetrock and framing on the S. Prieur St. side of the 6th Floor. 
  • The contractor has started installing new glass on the CSRB side of the building.


Dental School Roof Replacement:

  • The roofing contractor continues to work on punch-list items.
  • They are repairing and patching the roof in areas damaged by the torches.


Dental School Laboratory Renovations:

  • The contractor continues installing new electrical rough-ins and has begun installing the new ductwork.


Dental School Auditorium A&B Renovations

  • The demolition of the old electrical and telecommunications wiring continues.
  • Crews continue installing the new HVAC piping and drain lines.


Library Commons:

  • LSUHSC Facility Services electricians continue roughing in and routing the wiring for the wall switches.
  • The contractor has almost completed the framing for the fur-out in the large media room.
    • They have started on the fur-out in the small the media room.
  • Auxiliary Enterprises continues organizing and routing data wires. 



  • The contractor continues relocating sprinkler heads, installing HVAC grills and installing return air grills in the new ceiling grid.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor continues relocating sprinkler heads to their new locations. 
  • They have started installing the new ceiling light fixtures in the rear corridor.
  • The fur-down ceiling partitions received a 2nd coat of paint.
  • The new ceiling tile has been delivered.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The steel installation continues.