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Leesburg announces new all-way stop intersections on Main Street

Leesburg announces new all-way stop intersections on Main Street

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For immediate release:  March 29, 2023
Contact:  Office of the City Manager
                       352-728-9786 ext. 1100
                       citymanager@leesburgflorida.gov

Leesburg announces new all-way stop intersections on Main Street

          LEESBURG, FL – The Leesburg Public Works Department is decommissioning two traffic signals in downtown Leesburg at the intersections of West Main Street and North 3rd Street and West Main Street and North 6th Street.  On March 29, 2023, these intersections will become four-way stops, marked with flashing red signal lights and all-way stops signs. Main and 6th All-Way Stop4

          These changes are being made to address public safety and reduce vehicle speed on Main Street.

          Other traffic control devices such as permanent flashing red signals, repainted pedestrian crossings and decorative stop signs are scheduled to be in place by Friday April 14, 2023.

          Drivers and pedestrians are encouraged to use extra caution while navigating these areas as everyone learns the new traffic patterns.

          For questions or additional information, please contact the Public Works Department at 352-435-9442.

 

Leesburg is a progressive city of more than 28,000 residents in northwest Lake County. The city government serves twice as many people with its electric, gas, water and wastewater public utilities. Leesburg is also a central hub for commerce, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday. For more information, visit www.leesburgflorida.gov.
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