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News Archives

Following is a collection of news items that have appeared on the News page for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple. To share your latest news for the temple, please send an e-mail.

News Archives

August 26, 2014

Structural Steel Framing Nearing Completion in Fort Collins
A truck-mounted crane stationed at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site continues to lift beams and columns, making quick work of the structural steel framing for the temple, which will feature pitched roof lines projecting from a central tower. Fort Collins is located about 65 miles north of Denver.

August 13, 2014

Widening Road at the Fort Collins Temple Site
As part of the construction of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple, Timberline Road—the road on the west side of the property—is being widened to better accommodate traffic. The temple continues to be framed with heavy steel using a large crane to lift the materials.

August 4, 2014

Framing Advancements at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Steel framing continues to rise for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple with beams now surrounding the elevator shaft that was erected a month ago. Construction followers have been thrilled with the recent addition of a webcam that provides a live stream from the construction site.

July 22, 2014

Fort Collins Temple Framing Progress
Steel beams and columns continue to be assembled to create the exterior form for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple. The building features a pitched north-to-south roof line.

July 14, 2014

Framing Underway for Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Steel beams have arrived at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site, which are being hoisted into place by a large crane to form the skeletal structure for the building. The single-story temple will have a partial basement for mechanical systems and an on-site residence for the temple president.

July 1, 2014

Utility Work at Fort Collins Colorado Temple
A collection of large pipes and conduits are on site at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple as work progresses on the plumbing and utilities. The foundation walls are poured and waterproofing applied; backfilling is currently underway.

May 27, 2014

Visible Progress on Fort Collins Colorado Temple Foundation
At the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site, forms have been removed to reveal portions of the foundation. Concrete pours, which are reinforced with steel bar (rebar), will continue over the coming days. Plans for the site also include a residence for the temple president and matron.

May 18, 2014

Foundation Work Continues at Fort Collins Colorado Temple
"Just as buildings and institutions have foundations, so do we as individuals have foundations that support our faith.…[We] can stand on a firm foundation and anchor ourselves with straps of spiritual steel, rooted and grounded to the timeless pillars of the gospel." —Russell M. Nelson

April 27, 2014

First Foundation Walls Poured for Fort Collins Temple
With solid footings in place, the first reinforced concrete walls for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple foundation have been poured. Forms have been set in place for future pours. The temple will stand in the southern portion of Fort Collins, just north of nearby Loveland, Colorado.

March 28, 2014

Concrete Pier Footings Poured for Fort Collins Temple
Four-foot circular forms are being sunk into the ground at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site and filled with concrete around steel reinforcing bar to create the footings for the temple foundation. Rebar can been seen rising from each footing at its location off Trilby and Timberline Roads.

March 20, 2014

Drilling & Pouring in Fort Collins
A concrete mixer, pump, and pile driver are working together to create a firm base for the foundation of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple.

March 8, 2014

Excavation Begins for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple
As truckloads of rebar arrive at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site, excavators are digging a hole for the temple's reinforced concrete basement. Site grading continues around the area of excavation. The temple will be the second in the state of Colorado.

February 22, 2014

Fence Erected, Grading Started in Fort Collins, Colorado
Six months after gold-colored shovels turned ground at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple site, a chain-link fence and heavy equipment have arrived, signaling the start of full-scale operations. The ground is being graded and prepared for the excavation activity that will follow.

August 24, 2013

Ground Broken for Temple in Fort Collins, Colorado
Announced in General Conference two and a half years ago, the Fort Collins Colorado Temple received its formal construction start today. The temple is the second to be built in the state and will serve Latter-day Saint families in areas of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska.

July 2, 2013

August Groundbreaking Set for Fort Collins Colorado Temple
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple was announced on Sunday in area sacrament meetings for Saturday, August 24, at 10:00 a.m. Attendance at the temple site is by invitation only, but services will be broadcast to stake centers in the temple district.

June 15, 2013

A 3D Artist's Concept of the Fort Collins Temple
Artist Brian Olson has created a beautiful 3D rendering of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple. Members eagerly await construction of the building, which has received city approval.

February 22, 2013

Final Approval Granted for Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Following a public hearing last evening where attendees expressed concern and support for the project, the Planning and Zoning Board unanimously approved the Fort Collins Colorado Temple. Plans call for a 30,389-square-foot temple rising 112 feet to the top of the angel Moroni statue.

October 16, 2012

Fort Collins Colorado Temple Rendering Released
During a neighborhood meeting held on Monday, October 15, the rendering of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple was officially released to the public.

November 16, 2011

Proposed Fort Collins Temple Site Annexed; Zoning Pending
Last night the Fort Collins City Council held a Second Reading for the ordinance that annexes the proposed Fort Collins Temple site into the city. A First Reading was held for the zoning ordinance. Once plans for the temple are completed, they will go before the City for approval.

November 4, 2011

Fort Collins Site
Following a public hearing, the Fort Collins Planning and Zoning Board has recommended approval of annexation of the Fort Collins Temple site. Impact on traffic and wildlife concerns neighbors.

September 7, 2011

Land-Use Restriction Removed from Fort Collins Temple Site
On September 6, following a three-hour public hearing, Larimer County commissioners voted to remove a "residential only" zoning condition on the proposed Fort Collins Colorado Temple site. This action clears the way for the land to be considered for the site of a temple.

July 8, 2011

Fort Collins Colorado Temple Site Announced
The site for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple has been officially announced as land at the southeast corner of Trilby Road and Timberline Road in Fort Collins, across the street from an existing meetinghouse. Construction will begin in the coming months and is expected to last about two years.

"Just as the Salt Lake Temple took 40 years to build, stone by stone, you are building a virtuous life, step by step."
—Mary N. Cook

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