SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Governor Gary Herbert issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency due to civil unrest and has temporarily closed the State Capitol Complex to the public.
The decision came in consultation with the Utah Department of Public Safety, according to officials.
The order is effective immediately, and the Capitol campus will remain closed until Saturday, June 6 at 11:59 p.m.
Official State business will continue at the Capitol building throughout the closure. The building has been closed to the public since March 14 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.