• Center Street Lane Restrictions

    Friday through Tuesday (9/12 through 9/16)

    Center Street will be reduced to one lane of travel in each direction between Orem Boulevard and 400 West the following dates and times:

    Friday morning lane restrictions (9/12/14).  All traffic lanes will be open by 7 am and will remain open the remainder of the day.

    Sunday, all day lane restrictions are possible (9/14/14).  

    Monday morning lane restrictions (9/15/14).   All traffic lanes will be open by 7 am and will remain open the remainder of the day.

    Tuesday morning lane restrictions (9/16/14).   All traffic lanes will be open between 7 am to 9 am and may be restricted again between 9 am and noon.

    VMS Boards will be out Thursday morning, through the end of the road work project, to advise motorists of the impending lane restrictions.

    Taco Bell is building a new store in the north west corner of the Target parking lot and needs to connect a sewer line into Center Street.
  • City Offices Close at Noon on September 25th

    The Orem City offices will close at noon on Thursday, September 25, 2014. The passport office will be closed as well. Offices will open again Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8 a.m.

  • Utility Master Plan Update

    The City of Orem is planning for the future. The Utility Master Plan Updates will be the basis of our plan to ensure that future generations have access to reliable and sustainable water, storm sewer, and wastewater systems.

    You can see the master plan here.


  • The Orem Economic Strategic Plan

    Citizens ad consultants met together during the week of August 18th to create a new strategic plan for economic development in Orem. If you were unable to come to the meetings, the presentations are now available online. 

    Click here for the presentation explaining the current economic situation in Orem. 

    Click here for the presentation of the new strategic plan. 



  • New State Street Redevelopment Plan

    The Orem State Street Corridor Master Plan is a long term plan being led by the City of Orem to envision the future of State Street in its continued role as the Main Street and retail center of Utah County. The City will be working with the Mountainland Association of Governments, Utah Department of Transportation, Utah Transit Authority and Provo City to create a plan that meets the needs of both residents and businesses.

    The plan will create a vision for State Street's future and identify achievable short and long term goals revolving around the issues of transportation, land use, population density, economic development, and urban design.

    Citizen input is an important part of this process and there will be public meetings and workshops scheduled so that you can help create this plan.

    If you have any questions about the plan, please call City of Orem Long Range Planner, Brandon Stocksdale at 801-229-7055 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Midtown 360 Development

    The City Council gave the soon-to-be owners of Midtown Village their vote of approval on the planned purchase and completion of Midtown Village. It will be completed in phases to ensure that each building that is started is completed.

    The two standing towers will be completed similar to the original plan, but the plan for the west building will be much different. All three buildings will be painted the colors shown in the pictures. These pictures represent the future west building (along Orem Blvd.) Also included in the concept plan is a gathering place with a splash pad, benches, tables, etc.

  • City Budget

    The City Council has accepted and approved the final budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

    Click here to download the 2014-2015 City of Orem Budget.

  • University Place & Mall Remodel

    The Woodbury Corporation is leading the charge to revamp the 112-acre University Mall property.

    The City Council approved the plan, now known as University Place, and includes 600,000 square feet of office, 1,100 housing units, 1.3 million square feet of retail, a two-acre civic plaza and park, a swim and tennis club, an outdoor music venue, and a hotel.



Construction Projects

This site is to allow visitors to view City construction updates and schedules for projects that are in progress. To view the details of a specific project, select it from the article index. To view a general map of all city projects click here.

New construction projects are often occurring in the City. If you do not see the project you are interested in, please feel free to contact Sam Kelly directly by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





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About Orem City

The City of Orem was organized in 1919 and named after Walter C. Orem, President of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad. Orem is now the commercial and technological center for Central Utah and is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. Housing, educational, and employment opportunities continue to be in high demand as Orem's population approaches 91,000 residents.

The City of Orem is located on the eastern shore of Utah Lake and extends on the east to Provo and the foothills of Mount Timpanogos. It shares the general location with Provo, and its history is closely related to that of Provo. Its recent explosive development and growth have resulted in Orem's population exceeding 88,000 people, according to 2010 census figures making it the fifth-largest city in Utah.