What Is the Project?

Lafayette Street Extension Project Improvements

The recently completed Lafayette Street Extension Project has improved access to Norristown and its Main Street and riverfront as well as Plymouth Township's Ridge Pike and Conshohocken Road corridors, providing access that will spur economic development. The completed project:

  • Improved local road connections between Norristown and Plymouth Township.
  • Reconstructed and widened existing Lafayette Street in Norristown and extended it to Diamond Avenue.
The Lafayette Street Extension Project had strong local, regional, state, and federal support, with the county acting as project manager. The project is consistent with Norristown’s adopted plans, including the Norristown Economic Revitalization Strategy and Norristown's comprehensive plan.

What Are the Benefits of the Project?

The Lafayette Street Extension Project provides the following benefits for the Municipality of Norristown, Plymouth Township, and the surrounding area.

Practical Benefits

Planning & Policy Benefits