Updates

Salt Lake Temple Undergoes Decommissioning

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Within hours of the closure of the Salt Lake Temple for an extensive renovation, workers got busy transitioning the sacred structure from a working temple to a construction site. This process, known as decommissioning, takes several weeks.

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Crews Prepare Salt Lake Temple Grounds for Excavation

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Temple Square South Visitors’ Center and portions of the square’s south wall are being demolished today to give construction crews access to excavate around the Salt Lake Temple for the significant four-year-long renovation of the historic building.

Temple Square Pedestrian Access

The Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square renovation begins January 2, 2020 and will bring a variety of changes to Temple Square and surrounding areas. Pedestrian and vehicle traffic will also be impacted. Please refer to the map below to navigate Temple Square.

Construction Updates

Details of the Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square renovation, and upcoming key dates in the construction.

New Renderings Released for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Additional renderings showing the planned renovation of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released.

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Temple Square Is Open During Renovation

The Conference Center will be the primary guest venue during the Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square renovations for the millions of people who come each year. Admission is free at the Conference Center, and complimentary tours will be available in over 40 different languages.

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Plans Unveiled for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Details and project renderings have been released regarding the upcoming closure and renovation of the historic Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Temple Square Brings Christmas Cheer to Salt Lake City

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Temple Square in Salt Lake City will come to life Friday, November 29, 2019, as hundreds of thousands of colorful LED bulbs light up, marking the season of Jesus Christ’s birth.