Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Administration & Finance

Thursday, August 07, 2008


1542 Tulane Ave. :

  • Stratos Elevator continues to make repairs to Elevator #4.
  • Zimmer-Eschette, the general contractor continues patching walls, painting and working on punch list items on Floors 5 and 6. 
    • Demolition of the fourth floor annex continues.
    • Demolition of the third floor annex demolition has started.
  • The contractor continues closing in the light wells in the rear of the building and dry proofing the enclosure in the front light well.
  • LSUHSC Facility Services personnel continue installing new fan coil units, installing locksets, and working on maintenance items throughout the building. 
    • Portable air conditioning units were energized and adjustments are being made.
  • The terrazzo honing contractor began honing the hallway on the 1st Floor.
  • Niscayah is wiring and installing access control devices on the front doors to the building and on the loading dock stairwell doors.
  • The painting contractor is refinishing the restroom stall doors and the hallway doors throughout the building.


Downtown Perimeter Fencing Project:

  • The back gate on Poydras Street is being installed.


Dental School Campus:

  • Contractor finished installing the temporary partitions and protection barriers for the auditorium renovation project. 
  • The roofing contractor continues to work on punch-list items; installing caulking and weather-proofing.


Trash Compactors:

  • New trash compactors were installed at the Lions/LSU Clinic Building and the CSRB.


Library Commons:

  • The LSUHSC Facility Services electricians continue laying out and planning the electrical rough-in at the Kiosk location. 
  • Auxiliary Enterprises began pulling network wires through the bulk head to feed the study area in the Library Commons. 
  • The mechanical contractor has set the HVAC unit that will serve the Commons area in place.
    • The plumbing for the unit was run previously.


Lions/LSU Clinic Permanent Repairs and Mitigation:

  • Crews continue installing door frames on 7th Floor. 
  • The mechanical sub-contractor is piping in the VAV on the 6th Floor.
  • The plumbers are roughing in the water closet and the urinals in the S. Prieur St. side Mens bathroom on the 6th Floor.
  • The electricians are starting to run feeder cable from the Entergy vault to the new switchgear room on the 2nd Floor.
  • A CMU wall is being installed on the 1st Floor outside the elevator lobby on the Bolivar/Perdido St. side of the building.



  • The installation of the track for the new partition has been completed.
  • The contractor continues to rough in the plumbing (gas, air, & vacuum) for the new casework.
  • The contractor continues working on the electrical rough in. 


MEB 2nd Floor Lobby Renovations:

  • Crews are framing the back wall where the digital signage is going to be located.


MEB 4th Floor Ceiling Replacement:

  • Contractor continues installing wall angle in the corridor on the Bolivar St. side of the building and in front of the student lounge areas.


Residence Hall 2nd Floor Lobby Expansion:

  • The steel fabrication is proceeding.