Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

1542 Tulane Ave.:

  • Stratos Elevator continues to work on Elevator #1; installing conduit and wiring for the smoke detectors in the elevator pit.
    • The contractor continues to test and make the final adjustments to Elevator #8 and is scheduling an inspection by the State Inspector.
  • Siemens is pulling wires to the fire alarm devices on the 5th Floor.
  • Zimmer-Eschette continues to clean on the 6th Floor in the rear of the building (old section) on the I-10 side and the area behind the elevators.
  • Zimmer-Eschette continues to remove the floor tile from the 2nd Floor in the corridor and offices along Tulane Ave..
  • The painting contractor is applying the finish paint in the offices on the 6th Floor.
  • The contractor finished floating and prepping the new sheetrock on the 7th and 8th Floors.
    • They began to float and prepare the new sheetrock on the 5th Floor.
    • The contractor began installing new sheetrock on the 4th Floor.
  • The contractor finished installing new ceiling grid "tees" on the 5th Floor to convert the existing 2' x 4' ceilings to 2' x 2' ceilings.
    • The contractor began installing new grid "tees" on the 4th Floor.
  • Boe-Tel finished terminating the station wires in the offices on the 1st Floor.
    • The contractor is building the new network rack on the 4th Floor.

Dental School:

  • Needham Roofing conducted infrared tests on the Clinic and Administration Building roofs yesterday evening and identified areas where the insulation got wet as a result of the rain water intrusion during the heavy rains last week. 
    • The areas were marked for replacement.
    • They installed 35 squares of the 2nd (final) ply of roofing material on the west side of the Administration Building.
  • Sherlocks Construction began the floor tile installation in the vestibule of the temporary bookstore.
  • The assessment of the damage done to the freight elevator by the intrusion of rain water through the roof last week was completed by Schindler
    • Their assessment has been reviewed and confirmed by the State Elevator Inspector.
    • A purchase order for the repairs has been prepared and sent to Schindler. Schindler estimate a 6 week repair timeline.

Downtown Landscaping Project:

  • Crews installed irrigation pipe and electrical conduit through the sleeves under the four sections of asphalt on the Perdido St. side of the Residence Hall. 
    • They sealed the ends of the sleeves before the anticipated rainfall refilled the holes with water. 
  • They Installed irrigation piping in trenches to connect to the new sprinklers.