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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Sewer Assessment Night Work - May 22 - 24

To complete the work on major travelways, including Congress Street, Marginal Way, Cumberland Ave, and Commercial Street, some night work is required. The work includes cleaning the sewer system with a high powered jet vactor and utilized a camera to insp...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Forest Avenue Night Work starting May 20, 2018 at 7 PM

Beginning Sunday, May 20, 2018, the City and Portland Water District's Bedford Street project will begin the crossing of Forest Avenue with a new water main. 

IMPORTANT INFO FOR MOTORISTS:  Forest Avenue will be down to a single lane in e...

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Water Resources
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Bedford Street to Become One-Way Starting May 14 for Duration of Summer Construction

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Starting on Monday, May 14th, Bedford Street will be converted into a one-way street to accommodate construction activities related to the Bedford Street Sewer Separation project. At least one lane will be maintained for traffic traveling from Deering Ave...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Preble Street Playing Fields – Geotechnical Investigation

The Department of Public Works will conduct a geotechnical investigation under the Preble Street playing fields beginning the week of May 14th. The contractor, S.W. Cole, will have a drill rig and staff onsite to complete the work.This work is being condu...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Capisic Brook Survey Project Begins Week of April 23

NEWS ALERT

The City of Portland and surrounding municipalities have been impacted by the recent preliminary release of proposed flood maps revisions prepared for FEMA. During the review of the proposed flood maps it was determined that many of the culverts and bridg...

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Water Resources
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Bedford Street Sewer Separation Project Begins Construction April 16

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The Bedford Street Sewer Separation project, which will separate the existing combined sewer in the street to a separate sanitary sewer and a separate storm water drain, will begin construction work the week of April 16. The sanitary sewage will continue ...

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Water Resources
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Washington Avenue Sewer Separation Work Begins April 2

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The City of Portland’s contractor, D&C Construction, will begin work April 2 on a sewer separation project within Washington Avenue, and Walnut, North, and Madison Streets, to reduce combined sewer overflow in Back Cove, and comply with EPA requiremen...

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Water Resources
Posted on: March 28, 2018

State Street Infrastructure Project Resumes Construction Week of April 2

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The City of Portland’s Department of Public Works is alerting residents and motorists that the State Street Infrastructure Project will be resuming construction work during the week of April 2, 2018. The City’s contractor, Sargent Corp...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Rowe Avenue Sewer Separation Project

Rowe Avenue 2017-12-21 Start of Construction Notice Figure

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the abovereferenced project. A map at the end of this notice will assist in defining the project boundaries. This project isbeing completed to help the City wit...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Madison, Walnut, Washington Sewer Separation Update

2017-11-08 Letter - Resident Update Map

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project. As a reminder, this project is being constructed to help prevent combined sewer overflows (CSO) by separating the storm water from...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

State Street Infrastructure Construction Update

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The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project. As a reminder, this project will separate the existingcombined sewer in State Street and State Street Extension and bring a new 84...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Madison, Walnut, Washington Sewer Separation Project Information

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the Madison, Walnut, Washington Sewer Separation Project. This project involves the separation of existing combined sewers into two separate systems, one stormw...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Beckett Street Milling Operations

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to update you of the work scheduled for Beckett Street associated with the Moody-Wilson sewer separation and Beckett Street sewer replacement project.

As part of the project, Beckett Street will receive a ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Powsland-Mitton Sewer and Water project update

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project.

This project involves the replacement of the existing sewers that are within these streets. Portland Water District will also be re...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Rowe-Brighton Sewer Separation Project

Rowe Avenue 2017-07-18 Neighborhood Meeting Notice

District 3 City Councilor Brian Batson and the Portland Department of Public Works would like to invite you to a neighborhood meeting to review the design of the above referenced project. A map at the end of this notice will assist in defining the project...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

State Street Infrastructure Project

State Street 2017-06-29 Public Notice Aerial Image

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project. As a reminder, this project will separate the existing combined sewer in State Street and State Street Extension and bring a new 8...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Forest Avenue Detention Area Construction Notice

The City would like to notify you of an upcoming project on Forest Avenue near Baxter Woods. The

intent of the project is to modify an existing drainage inlet which currently drains into our combined

sewer system within Forest Avenue. The new 4’ d...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Deering Street Sewer Separation continues

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project. As a reminder, this project will separate the existing combined sewer in the street to a separate sanitary sewer and stormwater dr...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Woodford Street Sewer Separation Project Update

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project. As a reminder, this project will separate the existing combined sewer in Woodford Street to a separate sanitary sewer and stormwat...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Powsland St - Mitton St Sewer and Water Replacement

Powsland Mitton Sewer - Water Replacement

District 3 City Councilor Brian Batson, the Portland Department of Public Works, and Portland Water District would like to invite you to a neighborhood meeting to review the design of the above referenced project. A map at the end of this notice will assi...Read on...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Woodford Street Sewer Separation Project Public Notice

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project. This project will separate the existing combined sewer in Woodford Street to a separate sanitary sewer and stormwater drain. There...

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