Construction Update: June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019

  • Finished installing elevator shaft steel and installed mechanical shaft steel.
  • Continued installing in wall and overhead rough-ins on the first – fourth floors.
  • Worked on tying in roof drains, insulating and fire caulking pipes.
  • Installed Med Gas on the third floor.
  • Installed drops and duct in the fourth-floor operating rooms.
  • Installed VAV boxes.
  • Mobilized crane on site.
  • Set RTU’s on the roof.
  • Continued interior wall layout, erection of studs and installation of door frames on the first – fourth floors.
  • Continued topping out on the third floor and began drywall installation.
  • Continued installation of sprinkler pipe on the first and third floors.
  • Continued spray foam insulation on the exterior wall.
  • Finished fireproofing the west and east half steel.
  • Continued caulking between the precast and exterior window frames.
  • Continued setting exterior windows and frames.
  • Finished installation of the roofing system and mobilized to the front canopy.
  • Set generator in place.
  • Continued working on retaining wall on the Campbell Clinic Drive.


  • 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.

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