I-66 Express Lanes

Absorptive Sound Wall

I-66 Sound Wall being installed
I-66 Sound wall

Project Details

Location
I-66 North Virginia
Owner
Virginia Department of Transportation
Contractor
FAM Construction, LLC
General
900,000 sq. ft. of sound absorptive noise wall panels
Quote
“We are proud to see our work contribute to a project that will benefit Virginians for decades to come.” Ashley Smith, Smith-Midland Corporation CEO
I-95 post in plant - longest ever prestressed post
Closeup view of the SoundWall on I-66

The largest sound wall contract in company history

FAM Construction, LLC (a Ferrovial Agroman US and Allan Myers joint venture) awarded Smith-Midland the contract to supply 900,000 square feet of SoftSound™ noise absorptive precast concrete sound wall panels for the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes project in Northern Virginia. The 22.5 mile long I-66 project will provide two express lanes alongside three regular lanes from I-495 to Route 29 in Gainesville along with other amenities and space reserved for future transit options. The Midland, Virginia plant began production in mid-2018, with final project completion scheduled for 2022.

“This is the single largest contract in our Company’s 58 year history” said Matthew Smith, Smith-Midland’s VP of Sales and Marketing, “Our customers continue to respond in a positive manner to the quality of our products and the excellent service that we provide.”