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West Temple Reconstruction (North Temple to 400 South)

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West Temple Reconstruction (North Temple to 400 South)

Project Overview

The West Temple reconstruction project will rehabilitate the aged pavement from North Temple to 200 South and provide additional features to make the road safer for those driving, walking, and biking from North Temple to 400 South. The project concept includes converting one travel lane in each direction to a striped buffered bike lane, extending curbs at some intersections to shorten the crossing distance for people walking, and improving several mid-block cross walks. Please note that the pavement will only be reconstructed from South Temple to 200 South. Elsewhere along the corridor, the construction will consist of striping changes and other improvements. Construction is scheduled to take place in 2024.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is reconstructing West Temple from North Temple to South Temple in 2022 as part of the Temple Square rehabilitation project. There will be no changes to the roadway striping during the 2022 construction but the striping layout on that block will be updated in 2024 as part of the West Temple reconstruction project. The Salt Lake City Transportation team is also investigating improvements to bicycle connectivity from North Temple to 200 North into the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Download the concept design to view the full project details.

Project Timeline

Spring – Summer 2022Initial stakeholder and site meetings
Late 2022 – Early 2023Community input on roadway design concept
2023Salt Lake City Engineering develops technical roadway design
2024Roadway construction

Project Extent

Map of West Temple reconstruction project from 400 South to North Temple
This map details the project limits. Circles indicate locations of the intersection and mid-block crossing improvements.

Design Concept Renders

Existing Conditions

Public Input

The Downtown Alliance hosted an in-person project update meeting on Monday, April 10 at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Prior to the most recent project update, meetings with area businesses and property owners were held in-person November 16 and online November 17, 2022. You can view the presentation slides or a recording of the online meeting below. The project team also met one on one with many of the business stakeholders in early 2023. Public input was collected through a comment map in late 2022.

Watch a recording of the West Temple business meeting held on November 17, 2022.

View the slides presented at the West Temple business meeting on November 17, 2022.


This project is funded by the 2018 voter-approved Streets Bond and funds from the Transit – First/Last Mile category of UDOT’s Transportation Investment Fund.

Contact Us

To submit a comment or question please contact the project team.

Project Manager | Susan Lundmark

Email |

Phone | 888-556-0232

Social Media | @SLCmoves @SLCgov

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