Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, August 25, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The elevator contractor continues pulling wire and hanging travel cable for Elevator #4 and wiring the controller for Elevator #7.
  • Zimmer patched the concrete sub-floors in the lounges on the 4th through the 7th Floors on Saturday.
    • They continue the lounge area demolition on the 2nd Floor and the annex demolition on the 3rd and 4th Floor. 
    • Crews began the demolition in the 1st Floor lounge area.
  • Crews completed honing the terrazzo in Stairwell D.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services crews continue the installation of new fan coil units and work on various maintenance items throughout the building.
  • The painting contractor started repairing walls and painting in five rooms on the 6th and 7th Floors. 
  • Landscape irrigation piping is being installed in the front of the building.


Downtown Perimeter Fencing Project:

  • The contractor continues installing decorative fence on the corner of Poydras St. and Perdido St. at Student Lot #2.


Walk To Wellness Security:

  • The Derbigny St. parking lot security doors and intercom have been tested and are operational. 


Dental Campus Roof Replacement:

  • Needham Roofing continues replacing damaged sections of the new roofing.
  • Crews completed replacing roofing sheets near exhaust stacks # F20 and # F22.


Dental School Auditorium A&B Renovations:

  • The renovation of Auditorium A and B includes replacing the air conditioning units that serve these rooms.  In order to facilitate the installation of these units, the contractor will need to shut down the chilled water system that provides the cooling water to both the Administration and Clinic Buildings.  This will take place on Friday, September 5th from 6:00 PM until approximately 11:30 PM.  During the outage there will be no air conditioning in any part of either the Administration Building or the Clinic Building .
  • The block walls surrounding the AHUs have been removed and crews are removing the AHUs.
  • The lay out of the new ceiling has started. 


Trash Compactors:

  • The new trash compactor has been installed at the Dental School campus.


Library Commons:

  • LSUHSC Facility Services electricians continue to run conduit and install junction boxes.
  • They continue to run wire for the new light switches (switch legs).


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The contractor is installing sheetrock and insulation on the 6th and 7th Floors.
  • The mechanical sub-contractor is running the lines for the new medical gas service for the 6th Floor simulation rooms.
    • They are insulating the heating hot water lines on the S. Prieur/Gravier St. side of the 6th Floor.
  • The new water closets and urinal carriers are being set in the bathrooms on the Bolivar St. side of the 6th Floor.
  • Crews are running supply air ducts on the S. Prieur /Gravier St. side of the 6th Floor.
  • A new waste line is being run between the 5th and 6th Floor bathrooms on the S. Prieur St. side of the building.
  • The glass sub-contractor is installing new exterior glass on the 1st Floor on the Bolivar St. side of the building.
  • The contractor is installing a CMU wall in the electrical room on the 1st Floor on the S. Prieur St. side.
  • The electrical sub-contractor is wiring the new tap box from the high voltage line in the Entergy vault on the 1st Floor to the new switchgear location on the 2nd Floor.



  • The contractor completed relocating all but 6 sprinkler heads in Room 4109.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The painting contractor is priming the new sheetrock walls.