Jordan River Utah Temple

Jordan River Utah Temple

The First Presidency has announced the closure of the Jordan River Utah Temple to accommodate an extensive renovation. 1300 West, South Jordan, Utah, United States.The temple will be closed from February 15, 2016 through the latter part of 2017. Following the renovation, the temple will be rededicated. Other temples in the Salt Lake Valley are preparing to accommodate members from the Jordan River Utah Temple District. During the renovation, the temple will be upgraded, reinforced, and beautified. Outdated mechanical and electrical systems will be replaced with modern equipment, drop ceilings replaced with hard lid ceilings, and escalators replaced with stairs. Seismic upgrades are planned for the entrance canopy, tower, and Celestial Room, which will be strengthened with shear wall modifications and reinforced columns to the footings. Selective interior walls will come down to accommodate remodeling of the Celestial Room, bride's room, initiatory areas, and the baptistry including the addition of a separate baptistry entrance. The general contractor is Westland Construction. The beautifully white Jordan River Utah Temple stands in the southern Salt Lake Valley, 2 miles west of I-15. It is the namesake of the Jordan River, which flows about a mile east of the temple on its course through the valley. At the entrance to the temple, visitors are greeted by a striking water fountain, which spouts among vividly colored flowers and shrubs. The grounds are open to all who wish to the feel the peace that surrounds this holy building. www.ldschurchtemples.com The Jordan River Utah temple seen from above. Watch it in 4K! For more aerial videos go to danesdrone.com.

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