2024 Wattles Road Construction

Tree work will begin on South and North Wattles Road to support upcoming 2024 road construction. Details are below about those Wattles Road projects. Click here to learn more about 2023-2024 tree removal projects. 

  • South Wattles Rd. – After 2023-2024 tree removals, road construction will include a crush & shape with hot mix asphalt overlay, along with widening the paved surface to include 5-foot bike lines (to match the existing footprint north of the project). This project also includes preventative maintenance bridge work on the bridge over the Kalamazoo River. The total cost of this project is $2.2M, using federal funds & local match. Lakeland Asphalt is the contractor.
  • North Wattles Rd. – After 2023-2024 tree removals, road construction will include a crush & shape with hot mix asphalt overlay. The total cost of this project is $1M. Contractor is unknown at this point until project goes out to bid.
More information will be shared when information is released about the 2024 construction season in Spring 2024.