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Leesburg Black Friday Shopping Traffic Reminder
Shoppers should expect heavy traffic congestion in and around the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlet Center beginning Thursday evening.
Leesburg, VA (November 19, 2018) – The Leesburg Corner Premium Outlet Center (241 Fort Evans Road NE) will open at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 22, and will remain open until 10:00 p.m. on Friday, November 23, for the center’s annual “Midnight Madness Sale.”
Vehicular and pedestrian traffic is expected to be heavily congested in the area of the outlet center as well as other local shopping centers through the weekend. Leesburg police officers will be assigned to various locations throughout town impacted by the Black Friday shopping events. Drivers should expect traffic delays and follow police direction.
During times of peak congestion, Leesburg police officers may direct motorists onto less congested secondary routes to ease traffic movement. Electronic signboards have been placed on Fort Evans Road and Potomac Station Drive to guide motorists not headed to the outlet center to Route 7, Route 15 and the Dulles Greenway via Battlefield Parkway and River Creek Parkway.
During this heavily-attended shopping weekend, drivers are advised to:
• Remain alert and cautious
• Watch for pedestrians
• Follow police direction
• Remain calm and courteous while driving and parking
Holiday shoppers are reminded to lock their vehicles, take valuables with them, and hide any valuables being left in the car to avoid theft. Shoppers are encouraged to be vigilant and immediately call police to report any suspicious activity. Remember, “if you see something, say something.”
Public Information Assistant