Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Dental School :

  • Landis has completed the installation of the ceiling grid and tile on the 2nd through the 8th floors of the Clinic Building. 
    • They have asked the architects to do a final inspection and prepare the punch list for this work.
  • The ceiling grid and tile work in the Administration Building is nearly complete and Landis is expected to request a final inspection early next week. 
  • Demolition on the 1st floor of the Clinic Building in preparation for the creation of temporary work spaces continues.
  • All of the final remediation and duct cleaning work is complete throughout both buildings.
    • All that remains is to receive re-sample results from a few air handling units and return them to service. 
  • Lights are being installed in the new network/telecom closets throughout the Clinic Building.
    • Construction of the closets themselves is substantially complete in the Clinic Building.
    • Only the door frames and doors remain to be installed on four of the new closets.
    • Cable terminations are nearly complete in the Administration Building and the testing of the newly installed cables continues. 
  • The plumbing and electrical installation in the new Central Sterilization area is complete.
    • All that remains is to make the final connections after the sterilizers and related equipment is moved into their final positions. 
    • Door frames for the new space were expected today and are to be installed tomorrow.
  • The old cooling tower has been completely removed and the crane has been taken off site.

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Ordes energized the 4th floor electrical riser and verified that the power was being fed to all the areas that it supplies. 
  • Stratos Elevator removed the flooring and put in new sub-flooring in Elevator #2.
  • Siemens continues to remove the old fire alarm wiring on the 3rd floor.
  • Bell Roofing was on site today installing a 2nd layer of roofing over the concrete foundation on the roof.

Landscaping Project:

  • The crews continued installing the short irrigation sleeves under the sidewalks on the S. Roman St. side of the MEB.