Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Wednesday, August 13, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Stratos Elevator crews continue to complete repair work on Elevator #4.
  • The general contractor continues patching walls and painting on the 5th Floor.
  • Demolition of the 3rd and 4th Floor annex space continues.
  • The demolition of the existing sidewalk along Tulane Ave. is underway.
    • The contractor is also working on grading the site and laying out the new sidewalk in front of the building. 
  • The contractor continues dry proofing light well enclosures that have been sealed.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services continues adjusting fan coil units, installing locksets, working on maintenance items throughout the building, and installing signage. 
  • The lighting contractor continues installing lights on various floors.
  • The window blind vendor delivered and installed new blinds in various rooms.
    • They began making punch list repairs.
  • The Herman Miller Group set-up and arranged new furniture in offices on the 8th Floor in the final layout.


Dental Campus Roof Replacement:

  • The roofing contractor continues to work on punch-list items, including caulking and weather-proofing.


Dental School Auditoriums A&B:

  • The contractor began removing domestic water connections in the auditoriums.


Dental School Lab Renovations:

  • The contractor began removing wall panels on the 8th Floor.


Library Commons:

  • LSUHSC Facility Services continues with the electrical rough-in for the Coffee Kiosk.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • The contractor continues installing door frames on the 7th Floor. 
  • The mechanical sub-contractor is piping in the new AHU on the 1st Floor on the S. Prieur St. side of the building.
  • Crews are demolishing the bathrooms located on the 6th Floor on the Bolivar St. side. 
  • The VAVs on 6th Floor are still being piped in. 
  • The electricians are running copper cable from the Entergy vault to the new switchgear.


MEB MDL #5 Renovations:

  • The contractor completed installing the new ceiling grid.
  • The electrician continues installing light fixtures in the new grid.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The crews are taping and floating the new sheetrock.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • Contractor continues working on the installation of the new ceiling grid.
    • They are approximately forty-five percent complete.
  • The contractor started taping and floating the new sheetrock ceilings in the student lounge areas.