Gas Line Work Continues on East Market Street

Crews from Washington Gas are continuing to repair a broken line at the intersection of East Market Street and Plaza Street in Leesburg. Lane closures are expected to continue through the evening rush hour.

The leak was discovered Saturday morning. The repairs are more extensive than originally thought and the town staff is alerting motorists to expected delays in the area until the work is complete.

Traffic eastbound on Market Street has no access to northbound Plaza Street. Traffic westbound on Market Street is reduced to one lane and has no access to Plaza Street in either direction. Traffic on Plaza Street cannot travel through the intersection in either direction. Traffic southbound on Plaza Street is able only to turn westbound onto Market Street. Traffic northbound on Plaza Street is able only to turn eastbound onto Market Street.