Ground broke this week on a new hotel on Route 130 in Hamilton, the fourth in a two-mile stretch of the highway.

The Courtyard by Marriott along Route 130 in Hamilton is expected to be completed by 2021.

On Aug. 7, Marriott and township officials held a ceremony to start construction on a new Courtyard by Marriott hotel to be located at 530 Route 130 in Hamilton, next to the Body by Mule auto shop and across from the Shoppes at Hamilton. It will employ approximately 40 people, and is slated to open early 2021, a press release said.

The 125-room hotel will have a combination of king and double rooms. It will also features a bistro with breakfast and dinner items on its menu, a fitness center, a heated outdoor pool, complimentary shuttle, a 24/7 market, guest laundry and more than 1,000 feet of meeting space. It is owned by Briad Lodging Group, LLC, based in Livingston.

The hotel will join the Residence Inn, Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites along Hamilton’s portion of Route 130.