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Posted on: July 1, 2020

FINAL PAVING FOR PREBLE STREET

On Monday, July 13, 2020, through July 17, 2020, final paving work for the Preble Street Sewer Separation Project will occur.  This work includes Kennebec Street, and the cross streets; Somerset Street, Lancaster Street, Oxford Street, Portland S...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Warren Avenue Storm Drain Replacement Project

The project was successfully bid and the construction contract has been awarded to D&C construction at a contract price of $1,412,600.00. The contractor will begin mobilizing to the site the first week of June with construction anticipated to begin th...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Oxford Street Sidewalk Reconstruction Project Set to Start

Starting on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Portland Public Works Department will begin a sidewalk reconstruction project on the south side of Oxford Street. The project will start at the intersection with Wilmot Street and will work toward Myrtle Street. Side...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Back Cove South Storage Facility update 5-4-2020

Project Description: The project involves the underground installation of a 3.5 MG storage tank, facility control building and upon completion, the Preble Street playing fields will be restored at a higher elevation to assist with tidal inundation which l...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Mackworth-Ocean-Walton CSO Separation Project

Mackworth-Ocean-Walton CSO Separation Project

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update regarding the project.

Beginning the week of April 27, 2020, the contractor Gorham Sand and Gravel will be starting work on Mayland S...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Bridge Work to Begin

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The Maine Department of Transportation will be repairing bridge joints on the southbound side of I-295 in Portland. The work will begin on Monday, April 20th and will involve extended lane and ramp closures on the interstate. We plan to finish this work b...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Annual Spring Curbside Collection of Leaf Bags/Yard Waste Will Be Held April 27 - May 8

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The annual spring curbside collection of leaf bags/yard waste will be held Monday, April 27 through Friday, May 8. The leaves must be in large, paper biodegradable leaf bags that can be purchased at most hardware stores. Place the biodegradable leaf bags ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Franklin Street Light Upgrades

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A City-sponsored project is underway to provide traffic signal updates along Franklin Street.  New communications equipment, vehicle detection, and state-of-the-art intelligent traffic control technology is being installed over the next several w...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

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In advance of what appears to be the first significant snow storm of the season, the City would like to remind residents of winter storm operations information. The Department of Public Works is ready for the winter storm season, in which they care for mo...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Public Input Sought for City's Integrated Water Resources Management Plan

NEWS ALERT

The Portland Department of Public Works Water Resources Division is holding its first public information meeting for the City’s Integrated Water Resources Management Plan on Thursday, January 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the DPW Training Room at 250 Canc...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Portland Launches Enhanced Mass Notification Solution

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The City of Portland officially launched an enhanced version of its mass notification services via www.portlandmaine.gov/stayconnected. The new solution, provided through CivicPlus’ CivicReady system, has significantly improved the way in which the City c...

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