Jordan River Utah Temple Will Close for Extensive Renovation

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Jordan River Temple
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SALT LAKE CITY —  The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of the Jordan River Utah Temple in the Salt Lake Valley. The temple will be closed from February 15, 2016 through the latter part of 2017 to undergo extensive renovation.

Following the renovation, the temple will be rededicated. Other temples in the Salt Lake Valley are preparing to accommodate Latter-day Saints from the Jordan River Temple district.

Currently, there are three other temples in the Salt Lake Valley: Salt Lake, Draper and Oquirrh Mountain.

Find more details about the renovation at Mormon Newsroom.

Whitney studied Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism at BYU. She also served as Miss Utah 2009 and spent her year promoting Children's Miracle Network, fundraising for anti-bullying/suicide prevention programs, and speaking to mutual groups.