I-66 Transform

J-J Hooks barriers in use on I-66
J-J Hooks barriers in use at Route 7 and Belmont Ridge intersection

Project Details

Location
Gainesville, VA
Owner
Virginia Department of Transportation
Contractor
FAM Construction, LLC
General
245,000 LF of precast highway safety barrier
Quote
“This is the largest J-J Hooks order in the history of Smith-Midland. We are proud to be part of the team that will help alleviate the congestion on this critical transportation corridor.” Matthew Smith, Smith-Midland’s VP of Sales and Marketing
J-J Hooks highway safety barriers in storage

Largest barrier order in company history

FAM Construction, LLC (a Ferrovial Agroman US and Allan Myers partnership) awarded Smith-Midland the contract to supply up to 245,000 LF of J-J Hooks precast concrete safety barrier 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 and space in the median reserved for future transit options. In addition, the project consists of 4,000 park-n-ride spaces, safety and operational improvements at key interchanges, and bicycle and pedestrian upgrades.