Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Thursday, August 28, 2008


Hurricane Preparations:

  • A temporary diesel fuel tank was positioned between the CSRB and the Lions/LSU Clinic Building and filled with fuel.
    • This tank will provide additional fuel reserves for the emergency generators.
  • All of the sandbags were set in final locations. 
  • Crews continued removing missile hazards and completing storm preparations.


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The elevator contractor continues pulling wire and hanging travel cable for Elevator #4.
    • They began work on the 8th Floor doors for Elevator #4.
  • Demolition in the 1st Floor lounge area and in the 3rd and 4th Floor annex continues.
  • The electrical sub-contractor installed new electrical wiring in the lounges on 6th and 7th floors.
  • Facility Services continues work on various maintenance items throughout the building.
  • The painting contractor continued repairing walls and painting in five rooms on the 6th and 7th Floors.
  • The contractor started building the formwork for the concrete caps on the areaways.  
  • The lighting contractor completed installing light fixtures in Stairwell D and started installing fixtures in Stairwell C.


Dental School Lab Renovations:

  • The contractor continues to rough-in plumbing and electrical on the 8th Floor, Room 8405.


Dental School Auditoriums A & B Renovations:

  • The contractor is removing the support beams for the accordion walls and the old fresh air ductwork.


Dental Campus Roof Replacement:

  • The roofing contractor continues replacing damaged sections of roofing.
    • They finished installing roofing around the perimeter of the penthouse on the Clinic Building .
    • They are re-sealing the pitch pockets near the wing walls.


Library Commons:

  • The contractor is removing old data and telephone cables that have been replaced by new re-routed cables.
  • The plumbing materials were delivered today.
  • The electricians continue to lay out conduit for the light fixtures.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The mechanical subcontractor continues running lines for the new medical gas service on the 6th Floor
    • They are running a supply duct on the S. Prieur /CSRB side of the 6th Floor.
    • The heating hot water lines on the Bolivar/CSRB side of the 6th Floor are being insulated.
    • A crew is running the waste line from the 5th Floor up to new 6th Floor bathrooms.
    • Pipe is being run to the new VAVs on the 7th Floor.
  • The glass subcontractor is installing new metal trim pieces around the exterior windows on the 1st Floor, Gravier St. side of the building.
  • The electrical subcontractor is tying in conduit for new transfer switches on the 2nd Floor.
    • They are re-mounting electrical panels to new CMU walls on the S. Prieur side of the building.
    • They finished installing the electrical line for the new AHU on the 1st Floor on the S. Prieur St. side.
  • The contractor is re-anchoring and sealing the temporary plywood at all the locations where windows have been removed.



  • The contractor is laying VCT tiles in the main room.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The contractor continues painting the sheetrock in the lobby.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor has installed approximately eighty-five percent of the light fixtures and the fixtures are being tested.
  • Approximately sixty-five percent of the ceiling tiles have been installed.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The contractor installed the remaining 4 bar joists and the steel tube truss above the pedestrian gate.