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Construction Update - 8/20/21

The HSRB – II job site is continuing to perform work on site under modified site rules that take into account the latest recommendations from the CDC. We will continue as long as we feel that everyone on the job site can continue to do so safety. Effective Monday, August 9, 2021 Je Dunn will reinstitute/require the wearing of face masks on the job site. Additional new policy may be added in the future.

This past week's (8/16/21 to 8/21/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Radiopharmacy Hot Cell Installation Continues.

  • Pneumatic tube install continues.

  • Framing of hard ceilings in spaces is completed.

  • Drywall finishing work continues.


  • Wall framing at perimeter of BSL suites continues

  • Overhead and in wall MEP rough in continues.

  • Pressure decay duct testing in BSL3 lab areas is underway.

  • Wall framing on perimeter of BSL 3 lab area and in DAR vivarium

  • Pneumatic tube installation continues.

Level 1

  • One sided Drywall installation underway – South Tower.

Level 2

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • In wall MEP rough in continues.

  • Fire proofing of metal beams/decking of East Pedestrian bridges is underway.

Level 3

  • Overhead and in wall rough in of MEP Installation continues.

Level 4

  • In wall MEP installation and blocking continues.

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

Level 5

  • Overhead MEP rough in continues.

  • Non-priority wall framing – North Tower.

Level 6

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • 6th floor East pedestrian bridge slab on metal deck pour was completed.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Installation of steel structures on South Tower Mechanical penthouses continues.

  • Installation of detailing & decking is underway on the North Tower Mechanical penthouse.


  • Curtain wall #3 Caulk & trim – West Façade.

  • Curtain wall #4 Glazing Continues – West Façade.

  • Marble installation Level 2 Northeast Facade continues.

  • CMU Installation – Level 4 – 5 Southwest facade.

  • Granite installation on North Façade continues.


  • Functional testing of back up generators is underway.

Next week's (8/23/21 to 8/28/21) scheduled work activities.


  • Installation of Hydraulic Elevator (Elevator #3) continues.

  • Drywall finishing will continue.

  • Overhead MEP Rough in continues.


  • Overhead MEP Rough-in continues.

  • In wall MEP rough- in continues.

  • Piping of AHU 4.1 & 4.2 with Chilled water.

  • Wall framing in BSL 3 area continues and in Vivarium (ARL) area continues.

  • Ductwork testing in BSL3 area continues.

  • Piping of VAV’s on West side.

  • Final wall cover up begins is selected areas.

Level 1

  • Buss duct A: riser Installation Begins.

  • In wall MEP installation.

Level 2

  • Electrical Room “B” Buildout Continues.

  • Drywall One-Side Hanging begins – South Tower.

Level 3

  • Overhead & in wall rough in of MEP work continues.

  • Hard ceiling rough in begins.

  • Installation of VAV’s, EAV’s, and Phoenix valves begins.

Level 4

  • In wall rough in of MEP continues.

Level 5

  • Overhead MEP insulation work continues.

  • Non-Priority Wall Framing continues – North Tower

  • Preliminary pressure testing of ducts is underway.

Level 6

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • Installation of Main duct lines begins.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Structural steel decking installation continues – North Tower.

  • MEP inserts in Metal – North Tower.

  • Slab on metal dreck pour – North Tower. (Was delayed by weather last week)

  • Structural Steel Install continues on South Tower, & some metal deck work will begin.


  • Curtin Wall #3 Caulk & Trim – West Façade continues.

  • Curtin Wall 4 Glazing continues – West Façade.

  • Marble installation – Level 2 Northeast Façade.


  • Functional testing of generators will continue for next 6 weeks.

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