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Recently Opened Lafayette Street Connector is Awesome

Updated: Jan 29


Map from Google Maps

On November 1, Montgomery County Officials celebrated the opening of the Lafayette Street Connector which now links Lafayette Street (@Ford Street) to Conshohocken Road. The new road is part of a multi-phase project which will eventually lead to an on/off-ramp from the Turnpike being installed.


Photo from Montgomery County Facebook Page

If you have not checked out the new section of the road, do it. I finally used the road over the weekend to travel from Plymouth to Bridgeport. Gone are the days of weaving in/out of Norristown streets and waiting at antiquated intersections overcrowded by traffic. I was able to make the trip in a fraction of the time. The new road offers 2 lanes of travel in both directions.

Rendering from Montgomery County Website

The next phase of the project has received funding and work will being shortly. More improvements to come!


The project website is a bit behind actual progress but you can check in from time-to-time by clicking here.


Happy Travels!


-BJG


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