Officials breaking ground on the new Utah State prison in Salt Lake City

Posted at 7:32 AM, Aug 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-16 15:59:40-04

SALT LAKE CITY – Officials are breaking ground for the new Utah State Correctional Facility Wednesday.

The Utah Legislature voted to relocate the state prison in Draper in 2014 and approved the Salt Lake City location recommended by the prison relocation commission in August 2015.

A map of the new Utah State Prison site in Salt Lake City.