Posted on: December 13, 2017

Reminder of Winter Snow Removal Rules & New Residential Sand and Salt Pile Location

Important info:  the residential salt and sand pile is now located at Payson Park next to the ball field. It has a tent over it. Residents can take two 5-gallon pails at a time.

Remember, we all play a role in making sure sidewalks are safe in the...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Change in Trash & Recycling Collection on Christmas and New Year’s Day

Due to Christmas and the New Year holidays falling on Monday's collection route this year, residents receiving trash and recycling services on Monday will have their trash and recycling collected on the Saturday prior to each holiday.   Do not pl...

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2018 Full Holiday Collection Schedule Public Works
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

paving alert

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 21, 2017

City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

know snow

Despite the fact that there’s no snow on the ground yet, the City would like to remind residents of winter storm operations information as we head into December. The Department of Public Works is gearing up for the winter season, in which they care for mo...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 25, 2017

State Street Closure from Park Avenue to Cumberland Avenue Begins August 28

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State Street Closure from Park Avenue to Cumberland Avenue Begins August 28, 2017

Section of State Street will be completely closed to vehicle traffic for 3 months 

PORTLAND, Maine -- Beginning August 28, 2017, the City’s State Street Infrastructur...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

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

traffic alert

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: 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: August 18, 2017

State Street One Lane Only Starting Tuesday, August 22

traffic alert

Beginning Tuesday, August 22, 2017, the City’s State Street Infrastructure Project will enter State Street inbound of Park Avenue through Cumberland Avenue. This work is part of the City's effort to reduce Combined Sewer Overflows into Back Cove....

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Public Works
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 14, 2017

Park Avenue and State Street Intersection Night Work Begins August 15

State Street and Park Avenue Night Work

Beginning on Tuesday evening, August 15, 2017, the State Street Infrastructure Improvements Project will enter the Park Avenue and State Street intersection. This work includes the installation of a new sanitary sewer and storm drain across the intersecti...

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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
Posted on: July 26, 2017

We're On a Roll! New Recycling Carts to Arrive in August

New Recycling Carts

Portland, say hello to your new recycling cart! Your home will soon be receiving a shiny new cart thanks to an important relationship between the City of Portland and The Recycling Partnership, a non-profit organization utilizing public-private partnershi...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 20, 2017

State Street & Preble Street Extensions Closed for Night Work Starting July 23

Under Construction

State Street Extension and Preble Street Extension will be closed for night work beginning Sunday, July 23. The roads will be closed from Sunday-Thursday nights from 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM as part of the State Street Infrastructure Project

State Stre...

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Public Works
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 Begins July 5

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 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 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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