The Transportation Division is responsible for overseeing the transportation infrastructure that spans Leesburg's 13 square miles and 251 lane miles of streets. Services include the installation, operation, and maintenance of 59 signalized intersections, 17 Driver Feedback Signs and 8 Pedestrian Warning Lights, as well as managing the cost for electrical services over 3,000 streetlights.
The responsibilities for this Division include bridge and culvert inspections, issuing all Right-of-Way permits, being the point of contact for all traffic studies for developers and Town generated projects, as well as being the liaison to the Standing Residential Traffic Committee (SRTC) and the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA). The Traffic Management Division is dedicated to ensuring the safe and efficient mobility of Leesburg drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians.
The Traffic Management Division is also responsible for performing engineering studies and field investigations related to a variety of functions including traffic counts, street lighting, signage, parking and neighborhood cut-through truck traffic, as well as overseeing the parking permit program. Operations include traffic signal engineering, construction and operations; traffic signal timing and coordination; maintaining communications to all traffic signals through the Advance Traffic Management System to ensure timely travel within the Town; and the installation of all new traffic control signs and pavement markings.
With the numerous traffic control devices throughout the Town, the Traffic Division welcomes comments and concerns from Town employees as well as the general public to help us identify potential problems or areas for improvements.
The Transportation Division also manages the Town's Adopt-a-Street Program, which offers volunteer opportunities to assist with the general maintenance and upkeep of public right-of-ways adjacent to Town roads. Interest parties are encouraged to visit the Adopt-a-Street website for more information.
If you have any questions or need assistance with a traffic or signal/light related issue, please contact the Traffic Management and Street Light Division at 703-771-2790 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.