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On congested I-66, license plates signal exasperation

Oct 27, 2014 - The Washington Post

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.

"I66 SUXX."

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.

Long befo...