Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Tuesday, August 19, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Stratos Elevator finished installing whisper-flex cable and buffer springs in the pit and they are currently mounting the hall call stations, as well as installing the tape leveling switches and readers for Elevator #4. 
    • They finished mounting equipment and tape selector on top of the cab for Elevator #7.
  • Zimmer continues patching walls and painting on the 5th Floor.
  • The contractor continues framing the new walls in the 5th and 6th Floor lounges.
  • The contractor continues the installation of fan coil units, while the insulation sub-contractor insulates the piping.
  • Demolition of the interiors spaces in the 3rd and 4th Floor annex continues. 
  • LSUHSC Facility Services continues installing locksets on Floors 3 and 4 and working on maintenance items throughout the building. 


Downtown Perimeter Fence Project:

  • The sample of the pre-cast concrete for the decorative fence posts was approved by LSUHSC and is now in production.


Dental Campus Roof Replacement:

  • Needham Roofing continues work on punch-list items and is applying sealant to the newly installed umbrellas around the bases of the exhaust fan supports.


Dental School Lab Renovations:

  • The contractor continues with the electrical rough-in work.


Dental School Auditorium A&B Renovations:

  • The electric sub-contractor continues to remove old electrical and telecommunications wiring.
  • The contractor is installing new HVAC piping and drain lines.


Library Commons:

  • The LSUHSC electricians continue roughing in and routing wiring for wall switches.
  • The contractor started furring out the media room walls where the monitors will be located.
  • Auxiliary Enterprises continues organizing and routing data wires.


Lions/LSU Clinic Building Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • Crews continue installing sheetrock and insulation on the 7th Floor.
  • The mechanical contractor is piping in supply and return mains to VAVs on the 6th Floor on the Bolivar St./Gravier St. side of the building.
  • Ductwork is being installed on the S. Prieur St./Gravier St. side of the 6th Floor.
  • Plumbers are routing medical gas lines to the new simulation rooms.
  • The hot water lines on the 6th Floor are being insulated. 
  • Plumbers are working on the waste line for the bathrooms on the S. Prieur St. side that runs between the 5th and the 6th Floor.
  • Electricians are running copper cable from the Entergy vault to the new switchgear.
  • Crews are installing sheetrock and framing on the S. Prieur St. side of the 6th Floor. 
  • They are also framing in the chase wall in the bathrooms on the S. Prieur side.



  • The contractor continues relocating sprinkler heads and installing HVAC grilles and return grilles.


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • The contractor completed debris removal.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Removal:

  • Approximately fifty percent of the sprinkler heads have been moved to their new layout location. 
  • The new corridor ceiling lights were delivered this morning.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The installation of the new steel continues.