Lafayette Street/Ridge Pike Road Restriction Updates

October 5 - October 20


Traffic Plan Phase 5 will remain during daytime hours with two lanes of traffic each way and a turn lane at the intersections. Traffic will be restricted to a single lane in each direction during nighttime hours. Flaggers will be utilized to control intersections as needed. Please note that night paving work is scheduled to begin Wednesday, October 5th.
Hours of Work: 5PM-5AM

September 19 - September 23


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Lucetta Ave and Conshohocken Road and Diamond Ave. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge, but with two lanes open each way. Traffic phase 5 will be put into effect on for the entirety of the project, and construction activities will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 5 will be implemented, opening up two lanes of traffic each way with a turn lane at the intersections. Diamond Ave, Conshohocken Road, and Fairfield Ave have been opened to traffic and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes will be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

September 6 - september 9


Construction and paving activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Lucetta Ave and Conshohocken Road and Diamond Ave. By the end of the week traffic Stage 5 will be put into effect on for the entirety of the project. Stage 5 is the final configuration for the project with traffic open to two lanes in each direction on Ridge Pike. Construction activities for signal work and curb/sidewalk will continue next week with night paving operations beginning the following week. Traffic Plan Phase 5 will be implemented, opening up two lanes of traffic each way with a turn lane at the intersections. This will be restricted to one lane of traffic each way during paving activities which are to occur at night. Diamond Ave, Conshohocken Road, and Fairfield Ave have been opened to traffic and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes will be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM



August 22 - august 25


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Lucetta Ave and Conshohocken Road and Diamond Ave, excavation and roadway work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. Traffic phase 4B has been put into effect on for the entirety of the project, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 4B has been implemented with two lanes on ridge pike. Diamond Ave, Conshohocken Road, and Fairfield Ave have been opened to traffic and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM


august 1 - August 5


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Lucetta Ave and Conshohocken Road and Diamond Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. Traffic phase 4A has been put into effect on for the entirety of the project, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 4a has been implemented with two lanes and a center turn lane being opened on ridge pike. Diamond Ave, Conshohocken Road, and Fairfield Ave have been opened to traffic and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

July 25 - July 29


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Lucetta Ave and Conshohocken Road and Diamond Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. Traffic phase 4A has been put into effect on for the entirety of the project, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 4a has been implemented with two lanes and a center turn lane being opened on ridge pike. Diamond Ave/Conshohocken Road, and Fairfield Ave have been opened to traffic and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

July 11 - July 14


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave and Conshohocken Road and Diamond Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. Traffic phase 4A has been put into effect on for the entirety of the project, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 4a has been implemented with two lanes and a center turn lane being opened on ridge pike. Diamond Ave, Conshohocken Road, and Fairfield Ave have been opened to traffic and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

June 20 - June 24


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. Traffic phase 4A will be put into effect on for the entirety of the project, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 4a will continue on Ridge Pike with two lanes and a center turn lane. Diamond Ave, Conshohocken Road, and Fairfield Ave will be opened on Wednesday June 22nd and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

notice


The Lafayette Street Extension Project will be transitioning into a new stage of construction over the next two weeks. 

 

Upcoming changes:

  • Traffic on Ridge Pike will be shifted toward the center of the roadway.
  • Fairfield Road and Diamond Avenue/Conshohocken Road will be open to traffic. 
  • Both Fairfield Road and Diamond Avenue will have two-way traffic.
  • The intersection of Ridge Pike and Diamond Avenue will be controlled by the new traffic signal. 

On Monday, June 13, 2016

 


Parking will not be available on the west side of Diamond Avenue during working hours due to the placement of pavement markings. 

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016

 


Parking will not be available on the east side (resident side) of Diamond Avenue during working hours due to the placement of pavement markings. 


On Wednesday, June 22, 2016

 


Diamond Ave and Fairfield Road will be open for two-way traffic. 

Please use caution when entering the roadway, and please keep children from playing on or near the roadway.
W
e thank you for your patience in working with us throughout this project.

Please contact the PennDOT Field Office at 484-322-2751 with any questions/concerns.


June 13 - June 17


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Traffic phase 4A will be put into effect on Ridge pike, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 4a Ridge Pike only, will be implemented with two lanes and a center turn lane being opened on ridge pike, and Conshohocken Road will continue to be closed, detouring all traffic onto Ridge pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work - 7AM-5PM

June 6 - June 9


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Traffic phase 3 will continue, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 3 will continue, and Conshohocken Road will be closed for the foreseeable future, detouring all traffic onto Ridge pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work - 7AM-5PM

May 31 - June 2


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Traffic phase 3 will continue, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 3 will continue, and Conshohocken Road will be closed for the foreseeable future, detouring all traffic onto Ridge pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work - 7AM-5PM

May 23- May 27


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Traffic phase 3 will continue, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 3 will continue, and Conshohocken Road will be closed for the foreseeable future, detouring all traffic onto Ridge pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work - 7AM-5PM

May 16 - May 19


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Traffic phase 3 will continue, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 3 will continue, and Conshohocken Road will be closed for the foreseeable future, detouring all traffic onto Ridge pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work - 7AM-5PM

May 9 - May 12


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Traffic phase 3 will continue, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will occur on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 3 will continue, and Conshohocken Road will be closed for the foreseeable future, detouring all traffic onto Ridge pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

May 2 - May 5


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Traffic phase 3 has been implemented and will continue, and construction activities, both excavation and drainage work, will commence on Conshohocken Road. Traffic Plan Phase 3 will continue, and Conshohocken Road will be closed for the foreseeable future, detouring all traffic onto Ridge pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave and will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

APRIL 25 Through Summer 2016 


Construction activities continue and will require the closing of Conshohocken Road beginning on Monday, April 25, 2016 so that the contractor can realign Diamond Avenue with Conshohocken Road. The closure will require a detour along Ridge Pike to Fayette Street in Conshohocken and will last about three months. This detour marks another milestone in the on-going, multi-phase, $100 million project that will eventually link Conshohocken Road directly to Lafayette Street and create a direct route into downtown Norristown; widen and improve Ridge Pike; rebuild and widen existing Lafayette Street in Norristown; and eventually create a turnpike interchange that will feed directly into Conshohocken Road and Lafayette Street.

April 18 - April 21


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities continuing on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in
effect. Diamond Ave, Ridge Pike, and Fairfield Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

April 11 - April 15


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work.Traffic phase 2B was put into effect on Fairfield road. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities beginning on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

April 4 - April 7


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation, drainage, and paving activities on Fairfield. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities (paving) resuming on the south side of Fairfield. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road. Flagging situations as necessary will be used on Ridge, Fairfield and Diamond Ave. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

March 28 - March 31


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike and Fairfield Ave, excavation and drainage work. Traffic phase 2B will be put into effect late next week, March 31st. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic on Ridge. One way traffic on Fairfield will continue, with construction activities beginning on north side of Fairfield, with the south side lane being open to northbound traffic.Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM-5PM

March 21 - March 25


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will continue to be in effect. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of Work: 7AM‐5PM

March 7- March 11


Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will continue to be in effect. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM

February 15- February 19

Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will continue to be in effect. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM

January 25- January 29

Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will continue to be in effect. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM


January 18 - January 22

Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will continue to be in effect. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Traffic patterns will be in effect for waterline installation on Lucetta Street. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM



January 11 - January 15

Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will continue to be in effect. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Traffic patterns will be in effect for waterline installation on Lucetta Street. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM



December 14 - December 18

Construction activities to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will continue to be in effect. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Traffic pattern will shift the traffic from the north side of Ridge Pike to the newly paved south side of Ridge Pike so that construction activities and pipe work can commence on the north side of Ridge Pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM


December 7 - December 11

Line painting, and milling work to continue on Ridge Pike. Traffic phase 2A will be implemented on Wednesday and Thursday. This will included switching the traffic pattern on Ridge Pike, shifting lanes and establishing a new pattern. Traffic flow will remain the same, two way traffic. Traffic pattern will shift the traffic from the north side of Ridge Pike to the newly paved south side of Ridge Pike so that construction activities and pipe work can commence on the north side of Ridge Pike. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM



December 3

The Lafayette Street Extension Project will be implementing Stage 2A of the project’s traffic control plan on or about December 3, 2015. During this stage of construction, the travel lanes on Ridge Pike will be shifted between Conshohocken Road and School Lane. The travel lanes of Ridge Pike, which are currently tight up against the north side of the roadway, will be shifted to the south side of the roadway. Fairfield Road will remain in the “one-way” configuration during this stage. Diamond Avenue will remain closed to through traffic. Traffic will remain in this configuration throughout the winter and spring. The roadway is still subject to temporary restrictions or traffic shifts during working hours as needed to carry out construction activities.



November 23 - November 27

Pipe work on Ridge Pike to continue (Wexcon) widening of Ridge to continue between
Diamond and school lane and construction activities on Diamond Ave (JDE/Wexcon), excavation activities continuing on both Ridge and Diamond Ave. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM



November 2 - November 6

Pipe work on Ridge Pike to continue (Wexcon) widening of Ridge to continue between
Diamond and school lane and construction activities on Diamond Ave (JDE/Wexcon), excavation activities continuing on both Ridge and Diamond. Detours of south bound Fairfield road and Diamond Ave. through traffic still in effect. Diamond Ave will have a heavy amount of construction activities on the road, flagging situations as necessary. Lanes may be shifted as required on Ridge Pike. Flaggers will be used as needed.
Hours of work: 7AM - 5PM