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Construction Update - 12/03/21

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 (11/29/21 to 12/04/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Installation of finish doors has begun.

  • Cyclotron vault overhead MEP work resumes.

  • Radiotracer and hotcell installation continues.


  • In wall rough in continues – BSL North areas.

  • BSL South procedure room wall close up.

  • Installation of shielding in3t & 7T areas continues.

  • In wall inspections for BSL – South continue.

  • Installation of Stonhard in North vivarium area.

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

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

Level 1

  • Office & corridor lighting installation continues.

  • Closing in of mechanical shafts SY1 and SY3.

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

Level 2

  • Lab neighborhood installation of ACT grids has begun.

  • Installation of fire rated glass continues in lab neighborhoods.

Level 3

  • Installation of office & corridor lighting fixtures.

  • Plumbing fixture installation in Community restrooms has begun.

  • Framing of ACT grids in laboratory neighborhoods has begun.

Level 4

  • North Offices & Corridor lighting installation underway.

Level 5

  • North Offices hanging of drywall continues.

  • Finishing of drywall walls and ceiling in community restrooms.

Level 6

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

  • Installation of Steel decking on eyebrow begins.

  • Non-priority wall framing continues at North tower.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • MEP Installation continues in South & North towers.

  • Installation of cooling towers piping continues.

  • Exterior framing & sheathing continues on South tower.

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

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

  • Installation of glass on top of skylight has been completed.


  • 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 100% complete.

  • Installation of TPO roofing on Penthouse roofs continue.

  • Installation of the CMU walls of the East Stair tower continues.

  • Installation of Windows

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Erection of steel columns and trusses continue.

Next week's (12/06/21 to 12/11/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Installation of radiotracer hot cells continues.

  • Plumbing fixture installation.


  • Installation of 3T & 7T shielding continues.

  • BSL North in Wall inspections.

  • Close in and finishing of walls in BSL South area.

  • Vivarium North Stonhard installation continues.

Level 1

  • Hanging ACT grid in South Tower.

  • Hanging and finishing drywall walls and ceilings- South tower.

Level 2

  • Hanging and Finishing walls in South Tower.

  • Installation of lab lighting and service panels in South Tower continues.

Level 3

  • Installation of office and corridor lighting.

  • Installation of lab lighting and Service panels.

Level 4

  • Installation of lighting in corridors & offices in North Tower continues.

  • Tile installation in community restrooms continues.

Level 5

  • Hanging of walls and ceilings in North Offices continues.

  • Finishing of drywall in community restrooms continues.

Level 6:

  • Installation of eyebrow steel continues.

  • Non-priority wall framing continues – South Tower.

  • Installation of metal deck on top of eyebrow continues.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Installation of overhead MEP Continues – North & South Towers

  • Exterior framing and sheathing of South penthouse continues.

  • Installation of East curtain wall has begun.


  • Air and Water Barrier installation continues South tower.

  • 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)

  • Work on Installation of Skylight glass (caulking) continues this week.

HSRB – I Vivarium Expansion:

  • Continue installation of steel beams & Columns.

  • Begin installation of metal roof decking on structure.

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