By Jon C. SchmitzPublished October 11, 2018 10:54:33A construction company has been awarded a $100 million contract to demolish the former First National Bank building in Salt Lake City.
A Salt Lake Tribune report said that the Utah Building Trades Council awarded the contract to the Utah Department of Construction and Inspections to demolishing the building.
The $100,000 contract, which is the largest in the state’s history, is for demolition of the 18,000-square-foot building and the adjacent vacant lot.
The contract was awarded in December, and the company was hired to demolishes the former bank building at 615 West 2nd Street.
The Utah Building Trade Council, which includes construction unions, was awarded the $100-million contract in November.
The demolition of First National Building at 616 West 2rd St. is expected to begin this fall.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.