Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Dental School :

  • The ceiling tile and grid installation continues to progress. 
    • Work is substantially complete on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Clinic Building.
    • A significant portion of the work has been completed on the 4th, 5th and 6th floors.
    • The work is well underway on the 7th and 8th floors in the Clinic Building and on the 3rd floor of the Administration Building .
  • All of the remaining area clearance test results have come back and all of the floors in both buildings are now cleared.
    • The HVAC duct samples from the 5th, 6th and 7th floors of the Clinic and from the 2nd floor of the Administration Building are expected tomorrow.
  • The construction of the new network/telecom closets on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Administration Building has begun.
    • All of the cable terminations have been finished on the 2nd floor of the Clinic Building and workers have moved to the 3rd floor.
    • All of the new racks and plywood back planes have been installed in the new closets on the 2nd through the 7th floors of the Clinic Building .

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Arc Mechanical is replacing the valve actuators on the chilled water pipe runs.
  • Additional parts and materials were delivered to Stratos Elevator for work on Elevator #2.

Landscaping Project:

  • The planting in the memorial bench area has been completed and mulch is being laid in beds where the planting is complete.
  • The edging was installed along the large bed on the Gravier St. side of the Lions/LSU Clinic Building.

Parking Lots:

  • The 2nd and final layer of asphalt has been laid over Student Lot #3.
  • The initial grading of Student Lot #2 is substantially complete and the new fill material is being graded and rolled.

MEB Atrium:

  • The new furniture (tables, chairs, etc.) has been delivered to the MEB Atrium.
  • The installers were working throughout the day on unpacking and assembling furniture pieces.

Cafeteria Renovations:

  • The majority of the ceiling grid has been installed.
  • All of the new terrazzo floor material has been poured and has dried.  One of the last steps will be to grind and polish the terrazzo.