Red Cliffs Temple in Utah takes shape as construction continues

The Red Cliffs Utah Temple is taking shape as construction continues Monday in St. George. The temple is expected to be completed mid to late 2023. (Aaron Crane, St. George News)

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ST. GEORGE – Almost a year after the ground was cleared for the Red Cliffs Utah Temple in Washington Fields, the new Latter-day Saint Temple took shape as a steel and concrete skeleton took shape gradually lifted land formerly used for cultivation.

Located at the corner of 3000 East and 1580 South in the Washington Fields part of St. George, the new temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints saw its foundation cast earlier this year.

Large shear walls reaching what would become the temple’s second and third floors began to rise in May, making signs of construction on the temple site more visible to passers-by.

Since then, work has progressed with the interior structure of the temple, and the temple’s iconic spire skeleton has taken shape, coming closer to the final design shared by church officials soon after the location was announced. of the Washington County Second Temple in November 2019.

One reason given for the construction of the second temple was to help accommodate growth in the area.

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