Traffic & Construction

Maintaining Roadway Conditions on I-66

As construction progresses on I-66 Outside the Beltway, VDOT and its project partners, I-66 Express Mobility Partners and FAM Construction, have increased efforts to monitor and address pavement conditions.

FAM has been working to address pavement conditions in areas where new lane markings are in place and where potholes have formed. Wet weather conditions have increased the number of potholes on the roadway, limited crews' ability to make repairs, and caused some repairs to not hold up.

The project team is taking the following steps to bolster its ongoing pavement repair efforts:

What Can Drivers Do?

Roadway Repair Activities

Crews continue efforts to repair potholes, refresh lane markings, and address other roadway conditions as weather allows. Work generally consists of:

Recent Pavement Repair Activities

The following is a list highlighting some of the recent key pavement repair activities:

January 10, 2019

No Mill and Overlay Operations due to weather
Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 3&4 EB Compton to Lee Highway, (hand work)

January 9, 2019

Day: Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, WB I-66 lane 3, Sudley Road to Groveton; Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, EB I-66 lane 4, PWC Parkway to Sudley Road
Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1&2 WB I-66 Sudley Rd. to Groveton, (hand work)

January 8, 2019

Day: Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, WB I-66 lane 3, Bull Run rest stop to Sudley Road; Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, EB I-66 lane 4, PWC Parkway to Sudley Road
Night: 
Pothole repairs, lanes 1&2 WB I-66 Sudley Rd. to Groveton, (hand work)

January 7, 2019

Day: Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, WB I-66 lane 3, west of Bull Run Rest Stop; Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, EB I-66 lane 4, PWC Parkway to Sudley Road
Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1&2 WB I-66 Sudley Rd. to Groveton, (hand work)

January 6, 2019

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 3 & 4 EB I-66 Sudley Rd. to Compton Road, (hand work)

January 5, 2019

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 3 & 4 WB I-66 Compton Road to Bull Run Rest Stop, (hand work)

January 4, 2019

Day: Refresh pavement markings, WB and EB I-66, between Route 29 Gainesville and I-495
Night: No operations performed due to weather

January 3, 2019

Day: Refresh pavement markings, WB and EB I-66, between Route 29 Gainesville and I-495; Pothole repairs, lane 4 WB I-66 at Bull Run Rest Stop, (hand work) 36 patches

January 1, 2019

No operations performed due to holiday restrictions

December 31, 2018

No operations performed due to holiday restrictions

December 30, 2018

No operations performed due to weather

December 29, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, all lanes EB/WB I-66 Rt. 286 to Rt. 28, (hand work)

December 28, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, all lanes EB/WB I-66 Rt. 286 to Rt. 28, (hand work)

December 27, 2018

Day: Pothole repairs, lanes 1 and 4 EB/WB I-66 Rt. 50 to I-495, (hand work)

December 26, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1 and 2 EB I-66 Rt. 234 Bus. to Bull Run Rest Stop, (hand work)

December 25, 2018

No operations performed due to holiday restrictions

December 24, 2018

No operations performed due to holiday restrictions

December 23, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, all lanes WB I-66 at 495 and associated ramps, (hand work)

December 22, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1 and 2 WB I-66 I-495 to Rt. 243, (hand work)

December 21, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1 and 2 EB I-66 Rt. 243 to I-495, (hand work)

December 20, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1 and 2 EB I-66 Rt. 234 Bus. to Bull Run Rest Stop, (hand work)

December 19, 2018

Day: Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, WB I-66 lane 1, west of 234 Business
Night: Pothole repairs

December 18, 2018

Day: Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, WB I-66 lane 2, east of 234 Business
Night: Pothole repairs

December 17, 2018

Day: Mill and overlay 4-foot wide strip, WB I-66 lane 2, east of 234 Business
Night: Pothole repairs

December 16, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, all lanes, WB I-66 from 29 Centreville to Groveton (hand work), 70 patches

December 13, 2018

Day: Pothole repairs, right lane of WB I-66 entire length of project, and right lane of EB I-66 from US 50 to the Beltway (hand work), 115 repairs
Night: Pothole repairs, all lanes EB I-66 MM 45.9 to 48.4 (hand work), 40 repairs

December 12, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1 and 2, EB I-66 MM 45.9 to 47 (hand work), 33 repairs

December 11, 2018

Night: Pothole repairs, lanes 1 and 2, WB I-66 Cedar Lane to I-495 (hand work), 32 repairs