PHOENIX – A long stretch of Loop 303
in the West Valley will be closed on
Saturday, Sept. 22, for a pavement
improvement project, according to
the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Crews will apply an oil-based seal coat
Loop 303 closed between Interstate
treatment to refresh the existing
rubberized asphalt pavement on 15 miles
of Loop 303 between Interstate 10 and
Happy Valley Parkway. Drivers should
plan ahead and consider alternate routes,
including Loop 101, while the following
restrictions are in place:
10 and Happy Valley Parkway from 10 p.m.
Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 22). Both
I-10 ramps to northbound Loop 303 in
Goodyear will be closed. Crews will reopen
ections of the freeway in stages as the
pavement-improvement work progresses
Local alternate routes include:
Northbound traffic should consider using
Sarival Avenue between I-10 and Greenway
Road, as well as eastbound Greenway Road,
westbound Grand Avenue (US 60), eastbound
ell Road to northbound 99th Avenue and Lake
Pleasant Parkway. Southbound traffic should
consider using westbound Bell Road to
southbound Cotton Lane.
Loop 101 (Agua Fria Freeway) west of I-17
s another regional detour route.
Parts of other Phoenix-area freeways, including
State Route 51, Loop 101 between I-10 and
hunderbird Road and I-10 west of Loop 101,
have received the oil-based treatment to extend
the life of their pavement.