Construction Update: July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019


  • Continued installation of overhead and in-wall rough-ins on the first to the fourth floors.
  • Pulled and tied in wires in radiation rooms.
  • Installed lights on the third floor.
  • Continued working on the installation of permanent power and wiring VAV Boxes.
  • Installed plumbing in-wall and overhead rough-in on the fourth floor.
  • Finished insulating and fire caulking pipes and installing Med Gas on the fourth floor.
  • Began core drilling and installing floor drains
  • Installed ducts on the fourth floor and tied in the chases.
  • Installed grills on the third floor and caulked between ductwork and finished sheetrock.
  • Began installing suite arrays.
  • Continued interior wall layout, erection of studs, installation of drywall, and insulation on the first through fourth floors.
  • Finished up drywall on the third floor.
  • Installed canopy roof drains.
  • Began perimeter framing on the south side.
  • Continued installation of sprinkler pipe on the fourth floor.
  • Installed standpipe and branch lines fourth floor for fire suppression.
  • Chalked between sprinkler pipe and sheetrock on the third floor.
  • Continued caulking between the precast and exterior window frames.
  • Finished Installing exterior Windows and Frames.
  • Continued work on retaining wall on the Campbell Clinic drive.
  • Continued pouring curbs for south entrance parking lot expansion.
  • Installed sidewalks along the west and south sections of the building.
  • Continued hanging the ceiling grid on the third floor.
  • Continued painting sheetrock on the first floor.
  • Began first coat of paint on the door frames for the third floor.
  • Continued installation of the north elevator.
  • Began installation of HydroWorx pools.
  • Continued welding in bracketing for light and equipment boom in the operation rooms.
  • Installed Louvers on the roof screen wall.
  • Installed wire for the security camera and control systems on the third floor.
  • Installed tile and grout in bathrooms on the third floor.


  • By the end of the job, there will have been approximately 420,000 square feet of drywall installed throughout the building. This is enough square footage of drywall to cover up the Memphis Redbirds jumbotron almost 117 times.
  • Once the job is complete the framing contractor (Ranger Construction) will have installed approximately 240,000 linear feet of metal framing studs. This is enough to cover just over 45 miles, which will make it around the Shelby Farms Greenline trail about 4.5 times.
  • Roughly 8,000 square feet of glass will be used for the north elevation of this building. This is enough material to cover the basketball court of the Memphis Grizzlies.

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