Crews are still working to install upgraded ADA-compliant curbs before milling and paving selected streets.
A drive around Norristown these last few weeks reveals quite a bit of construction and repairs underway as part of the municipality's plan to improve sections of sections of Janeway Drive, Wood, Spruce and Buttonwood streets and Forrest Avenue. A contractor has been installing handicap ramps on the designated intersections and milling (cutting out old asphalt) and re-paving is set to follow. Streets affected are being done in the following order: "No Parking" notices will be distributed to residents of the affected streets prior to milling and paving. For more information, call the Public Works Department at 610-270-0437.
Work begins today on handicap ramps for selected streets, followed by milling and paving.
According to a release issued by the municipality, Norristown has contracted with Philadelphia-based General Asphalt Paving to upgrade curbs and mill and pave a number of streets. Starting today, Wednesday, July 25, the contractor will be installing handicap ramps on sections of Janeway Drive, Wood, Spruce and Buttonwood streets and Forrest Avenue. The ramps will reportedly take four weeks to complete. Milling (cutting out old asphalt) and re-paving will begin following the completion of the handicap ramps, starting at the first street working east to west through Norristown. Streets affected will be done in the following order: The road work is expected to be done by early September. "No Parking" notices will be distributed to residents …