‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ filming shuts down Arizona freeway

The new Loop 303 west of I-17 is shutdown for five days, but not because of construction.

Transformers: The Last Knight, the next installment in the Transformers movie franchise, is currently filming right here in Arizona. According to Fox 10, Shooting for the upcoming film will take place along a 14 mile stretch of the 303, all the way from I-17 to Lake Pleasant Parkway.

The 303 will begin closing at 2 a.m. on Friday and will re-open at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The Michael Bay-directed flick will hit theaters on June 23, 2017.

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