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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Franklin Street Preliminary Design Project Public Meeting

On Wednesday, January 16th, Representatives with the City of Portland will be presenting and seeking public input on a preliminary design future for reconstruction of Franklin Street.  Meeting will be held at City Hall in Room 24 from 6-7:30 PM. ...

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Public Works
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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Public Works
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Holiday Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule + Christmas Tree Disposal

NEWS ALERT

The Department of Public Works would like to remind residents about the upcoming holiday trash and recycling collection as well as the process for disposing of Christmas trees.

HOLIDAY TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION SCHEDULE

The City of Portland will not ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Construction Update for Bedford Street Sewer Separation Project

Picture Bedford Street 2018-12-10 Construction Update

Construction Update for Bedford Street Sewer Separation Project

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update on the Bedford Street Sewer Separation project.

As a reminder this project is in the process of providing sewer sep...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

news alert

After getting off to an earlier than usual snow storm season, the City would like to remind residents of winter storm operations information as we head into the new year. The Department of Public Works is ready for the winter storm season, in which they c...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Mackworth Ocean Walton CSO Separation Project

Map of 2018-12-11 Mackworth Neighborhood Mtg Notice-Final

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to invite you to a neighborhood meeting to review the design of the Mackworth Ocean Walton Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Separation Project. A map at the end of this notice will assist in defining the pro...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Powsland/Mitton Street Sewer and Water Replacement- Powsland Street Curb/Parking

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the activities regarding the above referenced project. The project involved the installation of new sewer & water mains, and the reconstruction of the roadway(s). As required, the roadway was ...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Update on Park Avenue Separated Bike Lane Project

park ave bike lane bollards out for winter

The Park Avenue bike lane bollards will be removed on Thursday, November 15 in anticipation for snow storm activity. The bollards will remain out for the entire winter, however, the bike lane will still be in effect. Cars should continue parking in the pa...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Sewer Right-of-Way Survey Work

Beginning on December 1st Surveyors from SGC will be working on staking out the existing Presumpscot North Main Interceptor right of way between Milliken Avenue and Beverly Street, extending from Riverside Industrial Parkway to the railroad tracks east of...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Portland Launches Enhanced Mass Notification Solution

stay connected

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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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Silver Bullet Recycling Containers Moving from Angelo's Acre by October 31

news alert

The City’s Public Works Department will be removing the publicly accessible drop-off recycling containers currently located on Commercial Street in the Angelo’s Acre lot (441 Commercial Street) by October 31, 2018.

 

There will ...

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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: 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: March 30, 2018

Washington Avenue Sewer Separation Work Begins April 2

traffic alert

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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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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