Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, July 28, 2008

1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The elevator contractor continues replacing the hoist cables for Elevator #7, while the repairs on Elevator #4.   
  • The general contractor continues installing suspended ceilings, patching walls and working on punch list items throughout the building.
  • The installation of new fan coil units in the lounge areas is proceeding. 
  • Electrical and mechanical contractors are servicing the existing fan coil units in offices throughout the building.
  • The lighting contractor continues installing ceiling light fixtures in the hallways.
  • The sandblasting contractor continues resurfacing the front steps.
  • The contractor began removing the old windows from the front light well in the old cafeteria and will begin work to seal up the opening tomorrow.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services personnel continue installing new fan coil units, removing old FCUs, and installing air conditioning in the rear lobbies. 
    • Crews also made repairs to the sidewalks and cleaned the area around the rear of building.
  • Crews completed the installation of the interior signs on Floors 5 through 8.


MEB MDL #5 Renovations:

  • The contractor continues installing steel support in Room 4123A for the partition storage area.
  • The plumbing demolition continues. 
  • The contractor completed framing the partition for the track and is installing gypsum board for sound insulation.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor finished framing the fur down at the student lounge on the Bolivar Street side of the building.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The process of removing the old flooring underlayment continues.


Lions/LSU Clinic Building Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The contractor has begun removing walls on Floors 2 through 4; preparing for the installation of steel beams for new exterior stairwell.
  • The installation of drywall continues on the 6th Floor.
  • The contractor is piping in the VAV’s on 6th Floor.
  • The old storm drain has been removed from the 6th Floor to make room for new construction.
  • The planned shut down of Medical Air and Medical Gas went well on Saturday. 
    • There were no reported problems following the installation of new valves on the 6th Floor and the systems were re-started.
  • Electricians are connecting the AHU on the 1st Floor.
  • CMU walls are being installed in the mechanical room located on the Bolivar St. side of the 1st Floor. 
  • Sprinkler pipe is being installed on the 6th Floor.


Library Commons:

  • LSUHSC Facility Services electricians continue the electrical rough-in work.
  • The contractor cored the holes for the plumbing and electrical work to support the Coffee Kiosk and the Commons area on Saturday.
  • Work on the bulk head continued today.
  • On Saturday, the contractor installed new duct work from the Commons Area to the existing Library HVAC system and completed raising the ducts to their maximum heights.
  • Auxiliary Enterprises continues to run network cables to the rear of the Library from the electrical closet in the Commons area.


Dental School Campus:

  • The roofing contractor finished coring holes for conduit on roof of the Administration Building and installed permanent cover boxes and fasteners.
  • Infrared Analyzers, Inc. performed moisture tests on the roof of the Administration, Clinic, and Power Plant Buildings.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The contractor completed the ductwork insulation for new AHU on the mezzanine level
  • They painted the new mechanical room walls.


Residence Hall Elevated Walkway Re-surfacing:

  • The contractor continued applying the overlayment during weekend.


Duct Cleaning:

  • The duct cleaning in the CSRB is complete.
  • Project closeout activities are underway.