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Construction Update - 11/12/21

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 (11/08/21 to 11/13/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Lab casework installation continues.

  • Installation of hanging ceiling ongoing.


  • In wall rough in continues – BSL North & South areas.

  • Installation of drywall ongoing in Isolation Rooms.

  • Installation of shielding in3t & 7T areas continues.

  • Stonehard Installation continues Vivarium areas.

  • Installation of PLC Controls for chillers in Mechanical room continues.

  • Installation of insulation on steam lines and chiller lines in mechanical room continues.

Level 1

  • Office & corridor lighting installation underway.

  • Tile installation in showers on L1 North ongoing/concluding.

  • Installation of bathroom fixtures in community restrooms is underway.

  • Installation of fire rated glass has begun in lab neighborhoods.

Level 2

  • Installation of lighting in North tower offices continues.

  • Installation of tile in Community restrooms continues.

  • Lab neighborhood wall and hard ceiling cover ups continues

  • Installation of fire rated glass has begun in lab neighborhoods.

  • Concrete has been poured over the metal decking on East connector bridge between HSRB – I & II .

Level 3

  • Lab Neighborhood wall & hard ceiling cover up (installation of drywall) underway.

  • Began tile installation in Community restrooms.

Level 4

  • North Offices & Corridor lighting installation underway.

  • North offices hang drywall for walls and ceilings.

  • Finishing Walls and ceilings n community restrooms.

Level 5

  • North Offices hanging of drywall is underway.

  • lighting rough – in at hard ceilings is underway.

Level 6

  • Installation of “eyebrow” steel on exterior level 6 continues.

  • Fire proofing of eyebrow steel continues.

  • Non-priority wall framing underway at Northeast corner.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • MEP Installation continues in South & North towers.

  • Exterior framing & sheathing continues on South tower.

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

  • Fireproofing of skylight structural steel continues.

  • Installation of Cold Form Metal Framing at top of skylight is underway.


  • Marble installation and caulking on Northwest Façades continues.

  • Marble installation and caulking continues on the West Façade .

  • Installation of marble on MC #6 has begun at SW corner.

  • Granite installation on Northwest Façade continues.

  • Glazing Installation in G-1 lobby area is almost 100% complete.

  • Installation of TPO roofing on North Penthouse roofing has begun.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Erection of steel columns and beams continues.

Next week's (11/15/21 to 11/20/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Von Galen remobilized for work at radiotracer hot cells.

  • H2I installation of lab casework to continue.


  • Installation of 3T & 7T shielding continues.

  • BSL South Wall/Ceiling final inspections.

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

Level 1

  • Office & corridor lighting installation continues.

  • Close in Shafts SYI & SY3.

Level 2

  • Installation of Plumbing Fixtures in Community restrooms.

  • Frame ACT Grid in lab neighborhoods.

Level 3

  • Lab Neighborhood wall and ceiling cover up continues.

  • Installation of office and corridor lighting.

  • Continue installation of tile in community restrooms.

  • Install Fire rated glass in Laboratory neighborhoods.

Level 4

  • Finishing dry wall ceilings and walls in Community Restroom.

  • Installation of lighting in corridors & offices in North Tower

  • Hanging and finishing or drywall North Offices.

  • Tile installation in community restrooms begins.

  • Installation of fire rated glass at laboratory neighborhood begins.

Level 5

  • Hanging of drywall in North Offices continues.

  • Hanging of drywall in community restrooms begins.

Level 6:

  • Installation of eyebrow steel continues.

  • Fireproofing of eyebrow steel & east truss continues.

  • Non-priority wall framing – Northeast corner of L-6 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 & South Tower continues

  • Cold Form metal Framing for skylight continues.

  • Electrical panel energization and BAS terminations continue.


  • Air and Water Barrier installation continues.

  • Punched window openings aluminum surrounds installation continues on South elevation.

  • Marble installation continues on Northwest & Northeast Façade.

  • Marble installation continues on MC # 5, 6, & 7 (master climber)

  • Installation of fire rated frames on L-1.

  • Installation of Skylight glass crew begins this week.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Continue installation of steel beams & Columns.

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