Church releases construction plans for Saratoga Springs Utah Temple

Preliminary construction plans for the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple have been released by the Church.

The new temple will be located in the new Beacon Pointe subdivision, west of Redwood Road and north of Meadow Side Drive, Newsroom reported. The temple will be three stories high and stand at approximately 87,000 square feet. A 21,000-square-foot meetinghouse will be located adjacent to the temple. The temple site is 22.7 acres in total.

Preliminary plans filed include open spaces, landscaping, parking, transportation and utilities, among other things. Additional details are still being developed, an artist rendering of the temple is yet to be released and a groundbreaking date will be announced in the future.

Currently, Utah has 17 operating temples. Temples in Layton, Tooele Valley and Washington have also been announced. The Saratoga Springs temple was originally announced by President Thomas S. Monson in April 2017 general conference.

Read the announcement on Newsroom.