66 EXPRESS LANES NOW FULLY OPEN BETWEEN ROUTE 29 IN GAINESVILLE AND I-495

66 Express Lanes Now Open

New express lanes between Route 29 in Gainesville and I-495 are now open.

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Carpool, Vanpool, and Commuter Bus

Travel the new 66 Express Lanes in a commuter bus, vanpool, or toll-free in a carpool with an E-ZPass Flex (HOV-3+ required beginning Dec. 5).

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Construction Progress and Plans Near You

The Transform 66 Project is reconstructing 12 interchanges along 22 miles of I-66.

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Latest Construction Progress Video Now Available

Visit our Project Videos page for all of our construction progress videos.

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Upcoming Construction
and Lane Closures

I-66 construction is underway, with lane shifts, detours, and closures happening from Gainesville to I-495.

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Route 28 Changes and Progress

The Route 28 Interchange is being rebuilt with new connections to I-66 and the new Express Lanes.

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Maps and Design Plans
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Transforming I-66
The Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project provides new travel choices and congestion relief across a 22.5-mile stretch of I-66 from I-495 to near Route 29 in Gainesville.

Improvements include new express lanes, more than 4,000 new park and ride spaces with convenient access to the express lanes, new and improved bus service and transit routes, interchange improvements, and 11 miles of new bike and pedestrian trails. Construction got underway in late 2017 and the new express lanes opened in November 2022.
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EMP
The Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project is a public-private partnership between the Commonwealth of Virginia and I-66 Express Mobility Partners (I-66 EMP). Learn more about I-66 EMP and employment and contracting opportunities with its construction partner, FAM Construction LLC.
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