Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Monday, August 11, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • The initial honing of the 1st Floor hallway has been completed.
  • The light wells have been closed in by the contractor.
    • Crews continue dry proofing the enclosures.
  • The lighting contractor installed lights in the 7th and 8th Floor rear elevator lobbies.
  • Stratos Elevator is continuing to complete repair work on Elevator #4.
  • Zimmer-Eschette crews continue patching walls, and painting on the 5th Floor.
    • The demolition of the 3rd and 4th Floor annex areas is proceeding. 
  • LSUHSC Facility Services personnel continue adjusting the old fan coil units, installing locksets, and working on maintenance items throughout the building. 


Trash Compactors:

  • The new trash compactors were installed at the MEB, Residence Hall and 1542 Tulane Ave. 
  • The new trash compactor for the Dental School was delivered to the site.


Library Commons:

  • The LSUHSC electricians continue to complete the electrical rough-in for the new Coffee Kiosk.
  • Network cables are still being pulled. 
  • Additional ductwork is being installed throughout the floor. 


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The contractor continues installing door frames on the 7th Floor.
  • Crews continue piping in the new 6th Floor AHU on the S. Prieur side of the building.
  • Plumbers are roughing in the waste water and domestic water lines in Mens bathroom located on the S. Prieur side of the 6th Floor.
    • They are also working on the heating hot water main and branch on the east side of the 6th Floor.
  • Electricians are working on pulling the copper cable to run from the Entergy vault on the 1st Floor to the new switchgear on the 2nd Floor.



  • The contractor completed the penetration for the new plumbing.
  • One quadrant of the new ceiling grid has been installed and the contractor continues work on the remaining quadrants.


MEB 2nd Floor Elevator Lobby Renovations:

  • Electrical outlets have been moved and centered on the new wood panels.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • The contractor continues installing the wall angle in the corridors.
  • A crew began installing sheetrock on the fur down for the tray ceiling.