Contractor demolishes wrong house…again.
Just like Santa, a contractor should check his (demolition) list twice.
Detroit’s largest demolition contractor is under investigation and faces suspension after it demolished the wrong home — and it’s not the first time that it happened.
The Adamo Group was given a $25,201 contract to demolish a fire-damaged house at 14461 Alma Ave. on June 18 — but misread the house number and in November razed the building at 14661 Alma Ave. instead. A similar mishap occurred in May last year.
The Detroit Building Authority Special Projects Director Brian Farkas confirmed to the Detroit Free Press the company is facing a minimum 90-day suspension from bidding, and that “Adamo was suspended for 90 days in May 2018 for a similar offense.”
An attorney for Adamo, which has collected over $58 million in federal and state-funded demolitions since 2014, declined comment.
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