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The south and east sides of the Salt Lake Temple are covered by scaffolding and surrounded by development gear as crews proceed the renovation venture started out in 2019. The Tabernacle can be noticed driving the temple on the still left and the Convention Middle can be noticed in the track record on the suitable, in Salt Lake City in Oct. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
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SALT LAKE City — Perform is continuing on the huge renovation job at Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints introduced Thursday.
The renovation venture started out in December 2019 and is expected to go on by way of 2024. The undertaking will reinforce the temple to make it extra resilient in any potential seismic events.
Crews are setting up steel pipes in the initial foundation of the temple in a process known as “jack and bore.” The pipes are stuffed with bolstered steel, post-tensioning strands and substantial-energy concrete and are quite a few toes in diameter. So much, five of 92 pipes have been installed in the task, church officials explained.
Pictures launched by the church demonstrate the continuing renovation function, which contains updates to the temple stonework and a few more reduced ranges on the north side of the temple.
The a few reduced degrees will incorporate sealing rooms, two baptistries, administrative workplaces and modifying rooms, as effectively as a tunnel entrance to the temple from the parking garage at the Conference Center throughout the street.
The Temple is currently surrounded by scaffolding as crews are doing work to eliminate stonework and categorize it right before putting it back again in put at the conclusion of the task.
In addition, an elliptical composition is being developed in the Temple Sq. plaza that will be employed to show flags.
See additional shots of the design process in the image gallery under.