Project cost: $37.8 million
Scheduled completion: Spring 2023

PATCO Elevator Installations

Project Description

Upon completion, all 13 PATCO stations will be fully accessible to individuals with disabilities and those using wheelchairs, strollers and bicycles. Miscellaneous associated construction will also be performed, including demolition, site improvements, station additions, modification of existing platforms and areas as needed to facilitate construction of elevator shafts, miscellaneous equipment rooms, alterations to existing stairways, and associated mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection work. The project is being executed in phases:

  • Phase 1 (Completed): Haddonfield & Collingswood Stations
  • Phase 2 (Completed): Westmont & Ashland Stations
  • Phase 3 (In progress): City Hall & 12/13th & Locust Street Stations

The four stations in the first and second phases of the project will each receive one elevator, while two elevators will be constructed at the Camden City Hall and the 12/13th & Locust Street stations, one running from street level to the concourse level and a second connecting the concourse to the train platform.

The design and construction of the elevators are made more complex due to the limited size and footprint of the existing stations. The work includes:

  • Demolition
  • Site and landscape clearing
  • Construction of machine rooms, control rooms and station additions or reconfigurations
  • Infrastructure upgrades
  • Utility relocation
  • Plumbing, mechanical, electrical, structural and fire protection system work
  • Ticket vending machine installation and relocation
  • Removal and installation of ornamental ceilings, paint and tile application
  • Lighting, signage and railing relocation and installation


The project is a recipient of a New Jersey's Leading Infrastructure Projects Award

View the Haddonfield Station Elevator Ribbon Cutting:


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