Retaining Walls - Capp Smith Lake – Capp Smith Park
We installed two aerators in the lake. The main purpose of aeration is to increase and stabilize the amount of dissolved oxygen in the entire water column and this has a widespread effect on many different aspects of pond and lake health.
Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Study 2019
- North Park Dr from Whitley Rd to Indian Springs Dr
August 14-16, 2019, the City shall start milling the existing asphalt from the roadway in preparation for the paving repairs. Beginning August 19, Tarrant County Precinct 3 in partnership with the City of Watauga shall rehabilitate the street subgrade and place new asphalt pavement. Tarrant County plans to complete this street rehabilitation project by September 3, but weather delays could push it a little longer.
All residents directly affected shall be given updated written notice of construction. The road will be closed to thru traffic. If you have concerns or questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 817-514-5806.
We appreciate Commissioner Gary Fickes and his team from Precinct 3 in their efforts to provide the citizens of Precinct 3 quality roads at an affordable cost. The partnership saves the Citizens of Watuaga a significant portion of the construction cost.
Earlier this year, the Public Works Department repaired sidewalks, curb lines, valley gutters, and handicap ramps along this section of North Park Drive.
Green Ribbon Grant - Denton Highway Beautification
Sidewalk Projects 2018-19
The Storm Drain Division of the Public Works Department implements the replacement and construction of sidewalks.
They have replaced or will before the end of September 1,773 Linear Feet of sidewalk in various locations throughout the city. The following are locations of sidewalk replacements in budget year 2018-19:
- North Park Dr from Whitley Rd to Indian Springs Rd - 704 lf (linear feet)
- 6612 Willowview – 59 lf – List from here down started in June, ongoing
- 8224 Lauren Way – 20 lf
- 6480 Loma Vista – 32 lf
- 6437, 6468, 6464 Green Ridge – 59 lf
- 6457 Highview Terr. – 57 lf
- 6508 Alta Vista – 18 lf
- 7824 Mallard – 26 lf
- 5932 Hillview – 20 lf
- 7944 Hunters Glen – 36 lf
- 6104, 6100 Justin Ct – 39 lf
- 5925 Oakhill – 44 lf
- 6049, 6053 Robin – 31 lf
- 6200, 6200 Cascade Cir – 51 lf
- 6408 Heather – 52 lf
- 7509, 7513, 7613 Clover – 132 lf
- 7621 Evergreen – 21 lf
- 6804 Richardson – 12 lf
- 6929, 6933 Brookdale – 78 lf
- 6021 Highcrest – 37 lf
- 6801 Bennington – 73 lf
- 7005 Constitution – 28 lf
- 6400, 6401 Tammie Ct – 42 lf
- 6325, 6329 Saramac – 98 lf
- 6004 Lindy – 4 lf
Update October 22, 2019: The contractor is working on the final items and a walk thru to generate a punch list will be done for final revisions.
The Starnes Road 16” Water Main replacement project from Indian Springs Road to Rufe Snow Drive is planned to start construction on January 7, 2019. The work will install a new 16 inch diameter water main within the north half of the street. The existing 16 inch diameter water main shall be abandon in place.
Raytech Services, LLC out of Grand Prairie, Texas is the general contractor for the City on this project.
We do not anticipate any road closures at this time, however, please refrain from parking on the north side of Starnes Road during the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm when construction is near your residence.
If you experience any issues with this project, please contact our Construction Inspector, Wayne Jarvis, at 817-682-715-8040 cell or 817-514-5753 office.
All residents affected by this project were notified by letter and shall receive a visit from our construction inspector on Monday, January 7, 2019 with a business card including his contact information.
Whitley Road 2 Reconstruction
Whitley Road from Watauga Road to Chapman Road shall begin construction in mid-August with an estimated completion in December 2020.
The project includes complete reconstruction of the street, storm water drainage system, 16” water main, and related wastewater infrastructure. The new street shall be concrete with sidewalks along the sides of the street. Burgess Niple is the Engineering Design firm and Quality Excavation is the construction contractor.
Construction shall commence the week of August 12, 2019 which consist of mobilizing and setting up survey control for the project. The week of August 19, traffic control devices shall be set and work shall start on the water mains. The work shall start at Watauga Road and proceed north.
All residents directly affected shall be given a written notice of construction. The road will be closed to thru traffic at times. If you have concerns or questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 817-514-5806.
A Public Input Meeting was held on January 23, 2018 at 7105 Whitley Road, Watauga, Texas in the City Hall Council Chambers. The Citizen involvement was excellent and our engineering team is reviewing the comments to incorporate some into the project.