Public Works

Duties of the Department

The Department of Public Works helps keep the City of Portland moving each day with many areas of responsibility. We collect your garbage and recycling, clear your streets of ice and snow in the winter, help maintain the city's sewer system, build your sidewalks, manage the city's traffic lights and street signage, and the list goes on.
  1. Woodford Street Traffic Advisory (Forest Ave to Clifton St)

    Beginning, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the City's contractor, D&C Construction, will return to Woodford Street to make preparations for the final paving of the street. Work will be between Forest Avenue and Clifton Street. Read on...
  2. Preble Street Sewer Separation Weekend Work

    An update on the Preble Street Sewer Separation
  3. Boyd St Portland Housing Development Project

    The development project at 58 Boyd St for Portland Housing Authority will start the construction phase starting with the driving of steel piles creating noise in the surrounding neighborhood. This stage of the project will take approximately 4 weeks Read on...
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