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  • Portion of Loop 303 project now nearly 90 percent complete

    May 10, 2013
    If you’ve driven the Loop 303 recently, you know that construction is now in full swing from I-10 all the way up to Mountain View Boulevard near US 60 (Grand Avenue) …

  • Loop 303/I-10 interchange project reaches milestone

    February 5, 2013
    Time sure does fly ... Construction started on the Loop 303/I-10 interchange project last winter, but now, only about one year later, work on the future freeway-to-freeway connection is 50 percent complete!

  • Building a Freeway: Constructing a temporary bypass

    January 25, 2012
    Remember this awesome time-lapse video showing the construction of a temporary bypass at Greenway Road and the Loop 303? Well, today we’ve got an even more in-depth look at how crews built the new intersection – complete with temporary barriers, fences and traffic signals – in just about 43 hours! (Take a look at the photos below for an amazing before and after aerial glimpse of the new bypass!)

  • Partnering 101

    January 20, 2012
    When ADOT builds a freeway, there is an essential step that surprisingly requires absolutely no construction or even heavy lifting. We’re talking about partnering – the ADOT and construction industry process that allows everyone on the project to get together, set goals and talk about the work ahead.

  • Work starts on Loop 303/I-10 interchange

    January 18, 2012
    If you’ve been following our Building a Freeway series, you should be pretty familiar by now with much of the work that’s happening out on the Loop 303.

  • ADOT takes a look back at 2011

    January 3, 2012
    The new year officially is here, but before we dive into 2012 we’re going to take a quick look back. ADOT’s Public Information/Media Relations team came up with a great list of the state’s major transportation accomplishments from 2011 and we thought we’d share it here on the blog!

  • New 303/Greenway construction bypass built in 43 hours

    December 14, 2011
    Accommodating existing traffic is a key priority when ADOT builds a freeway … Depending on the project, that can mean working out a construction schedule that takes rush hours into account or hiring extra crews to flag and direct traffic through the site.

  • Loop 303/Greenway intersection closure slated for this weekend

    December 8, 2011
    Crews are going to move a lot of dirt as they widen Loop 303 in the West Valley. But, at one intersection, there’s a crucial bit of work that needs to get done before they can start digging! This weekend the Loop 303/Greenway Road intersection in Surprise will be closed beginning 10 p.m. Friday so crews can quickly re-align the intersection, install a temporary traffic signal and temporary sidewalk.

  • Building a Freeway: Moving Dirt

    December 6, 2011
    Before you can build a freeway, you’ve got to move a little dirt... Make that a LOT of dirt, especially in the case of the Loop 303 project under construction right now in the West Valley.

  • Building a Freeway: Sand Jacks and False Work

    November 17, 2011
    Last month, as part of our Building a Freeway series, we told you about the massive underground support substructures that help give bridges strength. Next up in the series is an important -- but temporary -- structure that’s used as crews build a bridge, tunnel or even a box culvert.