Questions & Answers
This competition seeks ideas that reimagine recreation, conservation, revitalization and use along an urban waterway. More than 1 million residents have access to the river and its surroundings while millions more visit the valley annually. As
urban growth pressures continue, teams should consider the potential impact their ideas will have on the future of this regionally significant resource.
The competition area includes approximately 3.5 miles of the Jordan River and its surroundings starting from a boundary just south of 3900 South and flowing north to Highway 201. The competition area is broken into five segments and teams can
submit ideas in one or more geographic segments or present ideas that span the entirety of the competition area.
The competition area is home to public and private parcels with active and evolving developments, some facing the parkway and others turning their backs to it. Cultural venues, human resource facilities, residential neighborhoods, utility services
and industrial buildings dot the area. There is a range of formal and informal circulation patterns, including transit routes, three major crosscutting roadways, defined bikeways and, of course, a critical waterway. It’s home to publicly-owned
open space, as well as various preservation and restoration areas.
This map includes the boundaries of the competition area and an aerial map of the competition area and surrounding neighborhoods.
The competition area is broken into five (5) geographic segments to organize the competition area into manageable sections and to provide more detail about the existing conditions.
This GIS data viewer enables you to view, navigate and download various GIS data and AutoCAD layers. In addition, you’ll find a link to the Jordan River Comprehensive Management Plan story map.