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Night-time Storm Sewer Inlet Repairs in Downtown Leesburg Delayed to Week of September 23, 2018

Work rescheduled for September 23 through 28, due to forecast of heavy rain.

Post Date:09/17/2018 9:16 AM
Leesburg, VA (September 17, 2018) – Repair work to the storm sewer drop inlet on the northwest corner of King Street and Market Street has been delayed by a week, due to the forecast of heavy rain. The work will take place at night during the week of September 23, 2018. 

West Market Street, from King Street to Wirt Street, will be closed to westbound through-traffic from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. each night beginning on Sunday evening, September 23, through Friday morning, September 28.

Eastbound traffic will not be affected. Businesses on the north side of West Market Street will have access to their businesses, but may experience some slight delays.

Once the new concrete is poured Jersey barriers will placed around the inlet for several days to allow the concrete to cure. During this time, large vehicles traveling southbound on King Street will not be able to turn right onto West Market Street.

The work schedule is subject to delays for inclement weather or mechanical difficulties. Any changes will be posted to the Town’s website (  For more information, please contact Charles Monger at 703-737-7051 or

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett, Public Information Officer

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