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Construction Update - 8/6/21

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. Locally, as the weekly number of new Covid cases has continued to increase Je Dunn and Emory are discussing new site safety rules. Effective Monday, August 9, 2021 Je Dunn will reinstitute/require the wearing of face masks on the job site. Additional new policy maybe added in the future.

This past week's (8/02/21 to 8/07/21) scheduled work activities:


  • Radiopharmacy Hot Cell Installation Continues. Lead Brick placement occurring.Pneumatic tube install continues.

  • Hydraulic elevator (Elevator #3) continues.

  • Hanging of drywall continues.


  • Wall framing at perimeter of BSL suites continues

  • Overhead and in wall MEP rough in continues.

  • Pressure testing of ductwork and insulation of ducts in BSL3 lab areas is underway.

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

  • One sided sheet rock installation has begun in selected areas on G-1 level.

Level 1

  • In Wall MEP Installation continues, cover up inspections also underway.

  • One sided Drywall installation underway.

Level 2

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • In wall MEP rough in continues.

Level 3

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

Level 4

  • In wall MEP installation and blocking continues.

  • Fire suppression installation complete.

  • Non-priority wall framing ongoing – South Tower.

Level 5

  • Overhead MEP rough in continues.

  • Fire Suppression installation starts.

  • East pedestrian bridge slab on metal deck pour.

  • Priority wall framing completed.

Level 6

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • Priority wall framing complete.

  • 6th floor East pedestrian bridge detailing and decking with metal deck continues.

Mechanical Penthouse

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


  • Glass Curtain wall #3 & #4 framing continues on West façade.

  • Installation of Sunshades on North tower East façade underway.

  • North facade Granite – Marble installation continues.

  • CMU Installation – Level 3 Southwest facade.


  • Installation of new concrete pad for high pressure gas meter completed.

Next week's (8/09/21 to 8/14/21) scheduled work activities:


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

  • Hot Cell Installation to continue.

  • Installation of power to hot cells starts.

  • Drywall finishing continues.


  • Overhead MEP Rough-in continues.

  • In wall MEP rough- in continues.

  • Catwalk and mechanical mezzanine over BSL3 & ABSL3 areas continues.

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

  • Ductwork testing in BSL3 area continues.

Level 1

  • Drywall one sided hanging – South Tower.

Level 2

  • Overhead & In wall MEP Installation continues.

Level 3

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

Level 4

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

Level 5

  • Overhead MEP insulation work continues.

Level 6

  • Overhead MEP installation continues.

  • East Pedestrian Bridge Slab on Metal Deck Pour.

Mechanical Penthouse

  • Continue erection of structural steel on North & South mechanical penthouses.


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

  • Curtin Wall 4 Glazing continues – West Façade.

  • Marble installation – Level 2 North Façade.

  • CMU installation Level 3& 4 Southwest Facade.


  • Installation of gas meter begins on Monday 8/9/21.

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