PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Part three of the $one hundred million Lafayette Road venture is underway in Norristown.
As soon as completed, the undertaking will join Norristown to the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Montgomery County officers say, along with enhancing entry to Norristown, the Lafayette Road challenge will enhance entry to the greater than two miles of waterfront in Norristown.
Part Three widens Lafayette Road from Ford Road to west of the Norristown Transportation Middle. Montgomery County commissioner Ken Lawrence says it brings the Schuykill River Path right down to floor degree.
“It’s going to additionally make downtown Norristown the junction for the Schuylkill River Path and the Chester Valley Path. These are the 2 most closely used trails on this space,” Lawrence stated.
Part one prolonged Lafayette Road to the longer term location of the turnpike interchange.
Part two rebuilt, widened, and improved intersections on Ridge Pike, on the border of Norristown and Plymouth Township.
The subsequent part would be the Turnpike entry, however that’s nonetheless in planning and gained’t be accomplished for at the least 5 years.