On congested I-66, license plates signal exasperation
Kristan Barnes was sitting in traffic recently on Interstate 66, just before Exit 57B (Route 50/Lee Jackson Memorial Highway). The day was gray, and traffic, as usual, was at a standstill. And then the Fairfax receptionist spotted the Virginia license plate on a sporty red coupe and burst into laughter.
For Barnes, the seven-character sentiment offered a bit of levity to the daily slog on one of Northern Virginia's most notoriously traffic-choked arteries.