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Posted on: September 20, 2018

High Street Paving Project Starting September 23, 2018

The Department of Public Works hired Coastal Road Repair LLC, from Windham, Maine, to pave High Street.  This project area covers the sections of High Street between Commercial St. and Congress St. and between Park Ave. and Forest Ave.  ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Virginia, Carter ROW clearing

Virginia Carter Right of Way Clearing Project

Project: The Water Resources Division of Portland Public Works will be conducting clearing of the Virginia Carter sewer right of way between Allen Avenue and Marlborough Street. Brush and debris will be cleared...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Forest Avenue Night Works Begins September 16 - Includes Impacts to I-295 Exit Ramps

paving alert

Starting this Sunday, September 16 at 7pm, the City’s contractor, Sargent Corporation, will return to finish work within Forest Avenue remaining from the State Street Infrastructure project. This work includes pipe repairs, pavement milling, surface pavin...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Washington & Allen Avenue Paving and Traffic Signal Project

Department of Public Works - Project Update

Washington Avenue and Allen Avenue Paving and Traffic Signal Project

September 12, 2018

The Department of Public Works hired Shaw Brothers Construction, Inc. of Gorham, Maine to construct the Washington Avenue and ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Join Us for a Ribbon Cutting of the New Park Ave Separated Bike Lane Project - September 14 at 2 PM

You're Invited

City of Portland officials will celebrate the installation of the new Park Ave separated bike lane project with a ribbon cutting this Friday, September 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the corner of State Street and Park Avenue. 

The streetscape project inc...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Bedford Street Closed for Three Weeks as Part of Sewer Separation Project

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Beginning Monday, August 13, 2018, the City will be closing Bedford Street as part of the Bedford Street Sewer separation project for three weeks. The closure will occur from August 13 and August 31. Shaw Brothers, the City’s contractor, will be working 2...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Park Avenue Separated Bike Lane & Streetscape Project Gets Underway

Under Construction

Over the next three weeks, the City of Portland’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin the installation of the Park Avenue Separated Bike Lane & Streetscape Project. This work is largely weather-dependent, but the goal is to complete the projec...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Penrith Road Drainage Improvements Project

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The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project. A map included with this notice will assist in defining the project boundaries. The purpose of this project is to install a new ca...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

June 14 Public Meeting for Park Avenue Protected Bike Lane Project

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On Thursday, June 14, 2018, the City's Department of Public Works will hold a public meeting for the Park Avenue Protected Bike Lane Project. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria at King Middle School at 92 Deering Avenue from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.&nb...

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Public Works
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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Bedford Street Sewer Separation Project Public Works
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Fifth Season of Sundays on the Boulevard to Start May 6

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The fifth season of Sundays on the Boulevard will start Sunday, May 6, 2018. Baxter Boulevard, with one of the best views in Portland, will once again be transformed into an urban oasis for bike riding, running, walking, skateboarding and other recreation...

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Public Works
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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Public Works
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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Public Works
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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Public Works
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood: Increased Efficiency and Safety

LED streetlights coming soon

Starting January 29, 2018, the City of Portland will will begin replacing all of its streetlights with new, energy-efficient LED light fixtures. LED streetlights offer several advantages over older lighting technologies:

  • Energy Efficient -- LED lights can ...
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Additional Info... Public Works
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: September 19, 2017

Traffic Update: Woodford's Corner Work Shifts to Underground Utilities

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A $5.65 million reconstruction project on a portion of Forest Avenue in Portland will shift to a new phase of work this week. 

Shaw Brothers, the lead contractor on this project, is completing the temporary water work and connections.  Re...

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Public Works
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: August 18, 2017

Portland Unveils New Recycling App to Help Residents Stay in the Know

recycle portland app

The City of Portland is making it even easier for residents to stay connected about trash collection and recycling with the new Recycle Portland web-tool and mobile app powered by ReCollect. Never miss your waste collection day again and easily find out w...

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Recycling Info Public Works
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Woodford's Corner Revitalization Project to Begin August 14

Woodfords Corner Graphic

A $5.65 million reconstruction project on a portion of Forest Avenue in Portland will begin on Monday, August 14th.

The location for this reconstruction, known as Woodford's Corner, will be on Forest Avenue between Pleasant Avenue and Lincoln Street and ex...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Portland Rolls Out New Recycling Carts

New Recycling Carts

The City of Portland rolled out its new 65 and 96 gallon recycling carts this morning during a press conference. The City will begin distributing new recycling carts with wheels and lids to all residents during the week of August 7 with everyone having th...

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Trash & Recycling Info Public Works