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TOL PR 2016-02-11 Wirt Street closure Town of Leesburg News Release For Immediate Release Media Contact: Betsy Arnett, Public Information Officer barnett@leesburgva.gov  703-771-2734 Dominion Virginia Power Pole Replacement Work in Downtown Leesburg This Weekend Portions of Loudoun and Wirt Streets will be closed. Leesburg, VA (February 11, 2016) – This weekend, Dominion Virginia Power will be replacing three power poles on Loudoun and Wirt Streets as part of running new communications lines to the support Loudoun County’s 911 Emergency system. On Friday, February 12, Dominion will replace the pole located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Loudoun and Wirt Streets. Loudoun Street, between King and Liberty Streets, will be reduced to one lane of traffic from 7:00am to 7:00pm, except during morning and evening peak hours. Wirt Street, between Loudoun and Royal Streets, will be closed from 7:00am to 7:00pm. Local traffic will be able to access residences and businesses on this block via Royal Street. Beginning on Saturday, February 13, through Monday, February 15, Dominion will replace two poles on the west side of Wirt Street, between Market and Loudoun Streets. On each day, that block of Wirt Street will be closed from 7:00am to 7:00pm. Local traffic will be accommodated and the street will be reopened at night. On Saturday, February 13, there will be limited power outages for customers on Wirt Street between Market and Loudoun Streets. All affected customers have been notified by Dominion of these outages. The above work schedule is subject to weather conditions. If inclement weather or other conditions prevents Dominion from performing any of the work as scheduled, work will be postponed to the following day. # # #