Lindon Utah Temple
Recent News Articles
- April 23, 2022 – LDS Church breaks ground on Lindon Temple
- April 23, 2022 – Ground Broken for Lindon Utah Temple
- April 21, 2022 – New LDS temple to break ground in Utah County
Second Level Floor Deck for the Lindon Utah Temple
Steel framing inside the concrete sheer walls of the Lindon Utah Temple has reached the second level, where crews are installing a metal floor deck for a future concrete pour. Footings have been installed for the portico on the north end of the building, and waterproofing efforts continue on the foundation walls. Construction has been underway for ten and a half months.
Steel Framing Begins for the Lindon Utah Temple
A steel structure rises from inside the concrete walls of the Lindon Utah Temple as heavy framing begins. Steel beams and columns lie in tidy stacks in staging areas around the temple, ready to be incorporated into the growing structure. Earlier this month the basement floor slabs were poured, and the first shipment of granite cladding from Italy arrived. A ground defroster has been delivered for melting snow under the portico.
Shears Walls Completed for the Lindon Utah Temple
The concrete shear walls for the Lindon Utah Temple are an impressive sight from East Center Street. The walls have reached their full height and will be combined with heavy framing to form the main structure of the building. Work is focused on the basement where supporting structures for the baptismal fonts have been installed. Excavation has begun for the footings of the ancillary building.
Forming the Upper Walls of the Lindon Utah Temple
Crews are already forming and pouring the upper walls of the Lindon Utah Temple. The north and south sides each feature a tall arched window at the center. The north window opening has been completed, and framing is in place for the south opening. Lindon was originally settled in 1861 and was called "String Town" because of the way that houses were strung up and down the street from Orem to Pleasant Grove. It was renamed Lindon in 1901, as inspired by an old linden tree growing in town.
Shining a Light on the Lindon Utah Temple Construction Project
Construction lights beautifully illuminate the rising structure for the Lindon Utah Temple. Concrete forming and pouring continues not only for the exterior walls on the north and south ends but also for the interior walls of the basement level. Embed plates are visible where the portico frame will attach to the building. Construction of the temple has been underway for five-and-a-half months.
Concrete Structure for the Lindon Utah Temple Continues to Rise
Tennis players and track athletes at Oak Canyon Junior High School have a front-row seat to the construction of the Lindon Utah Temple, and the views will only get better as the building continues to rise. The structural walls for the north and south sides of the basement have cured, and forming has begun for the first above-ground walls. Lindon is a picturesque community along the Wasatch Front, located just north of Orem.
Forming the Basement Walls of the Lindon Utah Temple
On the north and south sides of the Lindon Utah Temple, forms are being set for the walls of the basement level. The subbasement walls on the south end have already cured, allowing the next level to rise. Steel embed plates are visible along the surface of the forms, which are used to connect structural steel to concrete. The beautiful mountain peaks northeast of the temple include Big Baldy and Mount Timpanogos.
Setting Forms for the Subbasement Walls of the Lindon Utah Temple
The concrete floor slab for the subbasement of the Lindon Utah Temple has been poured and cured, allowing rebar and shuttering to be set for the first structural walls. Wooden outlines can be seen for the two baptismal fonts that will rest on the reinforced concrete floor. On the north end, rebar is being tied inside the footing forms ahead of the first concrete pour for the main basement level.
Laying Steel Bar for the Lindon Utah Temple Subbasement
Crews are laying a steel bar mesh inside the forms for the subbasement of the Lindon Utah Temple. The baptismal fonts will stand on this floor atop their supporting oxen. This will place the tops of the fonts level with the main basement floor where the two baptistries will be located. When it is completed, the temple in Lindon is expected to be the twenty-fifth in Utah. Construction began two months ago.
Forming the Footings for the Lindon Utah Temple
Excavation has been completed for the Lindon Utah Temple foundation, and forms have been set for the first footings. An orange safety fence surrounds the excavation to help protect crews and equipment from inadvertently going over the edge while designated entrance ramps have been carved into the dirt on the north and south sides. Red and blue lines mark the location of the next footings.
Excavation Deepens for the Lindon Utah Temple
The excavation for the basement foundation of the Lindon Utah Temple is growing longer and deeper. The full basement of the building will feature two baptistries to accommodate youth in the region. Heavy machinery and bundles of conduit are neatly stacked along the south side of the property. The temple is one of three under construction in Utah County—the others being the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple and Orem Utah Temple.
Construction Ramps Up at the Lindon Utah Temple Site
Construction activity is in full swing at the Lindon Utah Temple site where heavy machinery is clearing and grading the ground ahead of excavation for the temple foundation. A chain-link construction fence has been erected around the entire site, and trailers have been set up on the northwest extension of the property. The temple is one of three under construction in Utah County—the others being the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple and the Orem Utah Temple.
Lindon Utah Temple Groundbreaking Event Held
Groundbreaking for the Lindon Utah Temple was carried out on a chilly spring morning on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The meeting portion of the event was held in a nearby meetinghouse where Elder Kevin W. Pearson, president of the Utah Area, presided and conducted. In his dedicatory prayer, Elder Pearson said: "May the construction of Thy holy house here in Lindon continue to bless this community with peace, love and unity." Shovelfuls of dirt were turned under a tent on the temple site at 800 East and Center Street in Lindon. The three-story structure will be approximately 81,000 square feet.
April Groundbreaking Scheduled for the Lindon Utah Temple
Members in the Lindon area are looking forward to the groundbreaking event for the Lindon Utah Temple that has been announced for Saturday, April 23, 2022. Elder Kevin W. Pearson of the Quorum of the Seventy will preside at the event as president of the Utah Area. The three-story, 81,000-square-foot temple will be constructed near 800 East and Center Street in Lindon. Attendance at the temple site will be by invitation only.
Preliminary Construction Activity at the Lindon Utah Temple Site
A portion of the land for the Lindon Utah Temple has been cleared, and a drilling rig is on site, presumably to take a core sample of the soil. A groundbreaking event for the temple is not expected to take place until next year, but preliminary activity at the site indicates that preparations for construction are well underway. A beautiful view of the grounds is afforded from Murdock Trail that runs along the east side of the property. View a 3D model of the temple.
Site Plan Approved for the Lindon Utah Temple
At a Lindon City Planning Commission meeting held on Tuesday, July 13, a conditional use permit, minor subdivision, and site plan for the Lindon Utah Temple were unanimously approved. The floor plan for the three-story temple is the first of its kind and includes a full basement with two baptismal fonts. The upper floors will feature four 50-seat instruction rooms and four sealing rooms. No groundbreaking date has been determined, but it is anticipated to occur sometime in 2022, as detailed planning and approvals are still underway.
Official Rendering Posted for the Lindon Utah Temple
The location announcement for the Lindon Utah Temple on the Church Newsroom website has been updated with a beautiful rendering of the three-story, 81,000-square-foot building. The temple will feature two windowed towers with four-sided pyramidal spires. The long narrow footprint of the building is perfectly suited to the dimensions of the temple site, located behind Oak Canyon Junior High School. No groundbreaking date has been set yet for the project.
Location Announced for the Lindon Utah Temple
A field by Oak Canyon Junior High, located near the intersection of 800 East and Center Street in Lindon, will be the location of the Lindon Utah Temple. Projects leaders will begin working immediately with city officials on obtaining the necessary approvals for the plans, which call for a three-story temple of approximately 81,000 square feet. An exterior rendering will be released at later date, and no date has been determined for the groundbreaking event.