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Changes Coming to Leesburg Town Hall Parking Garage

New automated payment system will be active in January.

Post Date:11/07/2017 11:23 AM

Loudoun Street Garage EntranceLeesburg, VA (November 7, 2017) – Users of the Town Hall Parking Garage in downtown Leesburg will see significant improvements to the garage’s entry and exit system in the coming weeks.

Demolition of the existing entry ticket dispensers and the exit booths will begin sometime before Thanksgiving. The garage will remain open during the construction period and parking will be free.

“We scheduled the construction to coincide with our free holiday parking promotion to limit the fiscal impact,” says Keith Markel, Leesburg’s Deputy Town Manager. “We anticipate having the new system up and running in January.”

The entry ticket dispensers will be moved closer to the garage, allowing more stacking distance to avoid cars backing up into the street. Drivers will take their tickets with them and pay at walk-up kiosks located in the breezeways and near the elevator on the first level when ready to leave. The kiosk by the elevator will accept cash in addition to credit card payments. At the present time, there will be no changes to the cost or hours of paid parking.

Drivers will be able to exit onto either Market Street or Loudoun Street and the exit kiosks will also accept credit card payments.

“Currently, only parking permit holders can exit onto Loudoun Street,” Markel explains. “Allowing non-permit holders to exit either side should improve traffic flow out of the garage.”

In addition to the new entry and exit kiosks, the new system will feature automated “Lot Full” signs at both entrances.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer 

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