Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Thursday, July 17, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Stratos Elevator crews continue replacing the hoist cables for Elevator #7.   
  • The painting contractor is painting the handrails and door frames at the side entrance to the building.
  • Securitas continued making new wiring connections to access control devices on the 1st Floor. 
  • The contractor demolished and removed the walk-in cooler from the 4th Floor.
  • Crews began installing suspended ceilings in several offices.
  • Mechanical and electrical contractors are working on the new lounges on Floors 5, 6 and 7.
  • New furniture is being delivered and installed throughout the building.
  • Facility Services met with the FEMA Historic Preservation Specialist to review several aspects of the restoration project.


Downtown Perimeter Fencing Project:

  • The contractor completed installing the pedestrian gate for the Residence Hall Parking Lot on the Bolivar Street side.


Dental School Roof Replacement:

  • Needham Roofing continues to complete the installation of metal coping on the parapet walls of the Clinic and Administration Buildings .
  • The contractor mounted the large box fans on the Administration Building Penthouse roof above the elevators.


Library Commons:

  • The contractor removed the interior layer of sheet rock on the Library stair to shim the wall.
  • They continued work on the bulk head that runs the length of the new Commons area.
  • Facility Services continued the electrical rough-in and raised conduit to allow the A/C ducts to be raised.


Walk To Wellness Storefronts:

  • The automatic doors in the Derbigny St. Lot storefront have been installed but are not yet operational. 
  • The contractor continued installing side light glass in the storefront.


Duct Cleaning:

  • The contractor completed the punch list items at the Lions/LSU Clinic Building. 
  • Crews have completed the duct cleaning on the 6th Floor of the CSRB.
    • They are moving equipment and supplies to the 5th Floor.