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Construction Update - 10/15/21

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 (10/11/21 to 10/16/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Radio-pharmacy Hot cells have been delivered and installation is underway.

  • The delivery/installation opening in the Cyclotron vault wall is being filled in.

  • Overhead rough-incontinues


  • Vivarium North wall and ceiling framing continues.

  • Wall framing in G1 BSL - North area is underway.

  • Wall and ceiling cover up & finishing is underway in Vivarium -South

  • In wall & ceiling rough – in continues in BSL- South area.

  • Insulation of Mechanical piping continues.

Level 1

  • Lab Neighborhood wall & ceiling cover up underway.

  • Single restroom hard ceiling cover up underway in North Tower.

Level 2

  • Erection of steel for East connector bridges continues.

  • Community restroom wall & ceiling inspections are underway.

Level 3

  • Hard ceiling and wall inspections of PI Offices North Tower continues.

  • Lighting rough-in continues – South Tower .

Level 4

  • Lighting Rough-in in North Tower continues.

  • Overhead MEP insulation installation continues.

  • East connector bridge detailing underway.

Level 5

  • One siding of drywall in North & South Tower is underway.

  • Erection of Steel for East Connector bridge is underway.

Level 6

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • Phoenix valve installation is underway.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • MEP Installation continues in South & North towers.

  • Installation of vapor barrier roofing layer on North Tower Mechanical roof is underway.

  • Exterior framing & sheathing continues on South tower parapet wall. (See image IMG_ 1966.jpg above)

  • Exterior framing & sheathing continues on South tower mechanical penthouse roof parapet wall.

  • Air and water barrier installation continues on exterior walls North & South Towers.

  • Detailing of atrium skylight has begun.

  • Installation of spray on fire-proofing of beams & Columns in South mechanical penthouse is underway.


  • Marble installation and caulking on Northeast & Northwest Façades continues.

  • Installation of windows in punched openings on South Façade continues.

  • Granite installation on Northwest Façade continues.

  • Glazing Installation in G-1 lobby area has begun.

  • Grouting of Balcony’s on L2 & L6 levels is underway.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Erection of steel columns and beams has begun.


  • Functional testing of backup generators continues.

Next week's (10/18/21 to 10/23/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Installation of Cyclotron continues.

  • Closing of opening in cyclotron wall.

  • Installation of radio-pharmacy Hot cells continues.

  • Overhead Rough-in continues.


  • Vivarium – North wall and ceiling framing final inspections.

  • Wall framing continues BSL area – North.

  • In wall and overhead rough-in BSL- South.

  • Stonhard installation starts in vivarium – South area.

  • Installation of Elevator #4 starts.

Level 1

  • Lab Neighborhood wall and ceiling cover up & finishing underway.

  • Single restroom hard ceiling finishing – North Tower begins.

  • Tile installation begins in Community restroom begins.

Level 2

  • Lab Neighborhood wall & hard ceiling inspections – North Tower.

  • Community restroom wall & hard ceiling rough -in.

Level 3

  • Lab Neighborhood wall inspections.

  • Community Restroom wall & ceiling inspections – North Tower.

Level 4

  • Community Restroom hard ceiling rough-in.

  • Lighting Rough - in – North Tower.

  • Detailing work on East connector bridge continue.

Level 5

  • One siding of drywall – North & South Towers.

Level 6

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • Installation of Phoenix valves continue.

  • Installation of Eyebrow Steel continues.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Installation of Overhead MEP Continues – North & South Towers

  • Exterior framing and sheathing of South penthouse continues.

  • Air & water barrier installation on exterior sheathing of North Tower.

  • Set cooling towers.

  • Installation of fireproofing on skylight steel.

  • Complete fire-proofing of South Penthouse beams and columns.


  • Air and Water Barrier installation continues.

  • Punched window openings aluminum surrounds installation continues.

  • Marble installation continues on Northwest & Northeast Façade.

  • Installation of fire rated frames on L-1.

  • Complete Curtain Wall #4.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Continue installation of steel beams & Columns.

  • Continue with installation of wall angle brackets on exterior walls of HSRB- I.

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