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Construction Update - 11/5/21

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 (11/01/21 to 11/06/21) 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 North Vivarium Area.

  • Installation of shielding in3t & 7T areas has begun.

  • Stonehard Installation continues Vivarium areas..

  • Installation of duct work to HEPA filters on G1 is underway.

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.

  • Painting of hard ceiling in lab neighborhoods has begun on L1

Level 2

  • Began installation of lighting in North tower offices.

  • Began installation of tile in Community restrooms.

  • Lab neighborhood wall and hard ceiling cover ups continues.

Level 3

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

  • MEP rough in at bridges continues.

Level 4

  • Lighting Rough-in in @ hard ceilings in South Tower continues.

  • Lab neighborhood in wall and hard ceiling inspections underway.

  • North Offices- hanging and drywall walls and ceilings.

Level 5

  • North Offices in wall and hard ceiling inspections underway.

  • Community restroom in wall inspections 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.

  • Fireproofing of East truss continues.

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.


  • Marble installation and caulking on Northwest Façades continues.

  • Marble installation and caulking on the West Façade has begun.

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

  • Granite installation on Northwest Façade continues.

  • Glazing Installation in G-1 lobby area continues.

  • Installation of metal decking on connector bridges prior to concrete ours is continuing.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Erection of steel columns and beams continues.

Next week's (11/08/21 to 11/13/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Finish hanging of the hard ceilings.

  • H2I installation of lab casework to continue.


  • Installation of 3T & 7T shielding continues.

  • Finish hanging drywall in the North Vivarium.

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

Level 1

  • Office & corridor lighting installation continues.

  • Plumbing fixture installation in community restroom/showers is underway.

Level 2

  • Lab Neighborhood wall & hard ceiling cover ups continues.

  • Community restroom wall & floor tile installation continues.

  • Installation of fire rated glass continues.

Level 3

  • Lab Neighborhood wall and ceiling cover up continues.

  • Installation of office and corridor lighting.

  • Begin installation of tile in community restrooms

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.

Level 5

  • Hanging of drywall in North Offices continues.

  • Lighting rough in at hard ceilings continues.

Level 6:

  • Installation of eyebrow steel continues.

  • Fireproofing of eyebrow steel & east truss continues.

  • Non-priority wall framing – Northeast corner of L-6.

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

  • Framing of plywood band for skylight.

  • 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 will begin on MC # 7 (master climber)

  • Installation of fire rated frames on L-1.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Continue installation of steel beams & Columns.

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