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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 11, 2020

Bedford Street Sewer Separation Project: Final Restoration Work

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

The City’s contractor, Shaw Brothers, will return to the project site to complete final trench pavement restorations, roadw...

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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: May 1, 2020

Mackworth Street Unitil Gas Work

Mackworth Street Unitil Gas Work

Starting Monday, May 4, 2020, Unitil will start work on Mackworth Street relocating their gas main.  Gorham Sand & Gravel will be helping Unitil with this work.  This work is being done in advance to t...

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Public Works
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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Public Works
Posted on: April 21, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Bridge Work to Begin

traffic alert

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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Public Works
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Morning, Merrill and Quebec Streets - Street Work

Starting Wednesday, April 15th,  there will be "NO Parking" on Morning Street (Congress Street to Turner Street), Merrill Street (Congress Street to Melbourne Street) , and Quebec Street (North Street to Eastern Prom) ...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Shepley, Oak and Casco Streets- Curb and Sidewalk Work

Starting Tuesday, April 14th, sidewalk work will start on Shepley Street. This will include removal and replacement of curb and sidewalk. This will result in no parking on this street and there may be some detours. 

After Shepley Street, the contr...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Back Cove West Conduit Notice of Findings

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS

            The State of Maine, Department of Environmental Protection, has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact in compli...

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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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Public Works
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Pearl Street – Survey and Geotechnical Investigations Beginning the week of March 30, 2020

In anticipation of a future sewer improvement project, the Portland Department of Public Works will be conducting survey and geotechnical investigations along the

length of Pearl Street from Commercial Street to Somerset Street.

Titcomb Surveyors has been c...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Preble Street Sewer Separation Project

Beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020, the contractor for these projects Sargent Corporation will be returning to work on Preble Street.

The week of March 30th, the contractor will be erecting traffic control signs and patching potholes in preparation of sta...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Back Cove South Storage Facility Project

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update regarding the Back Cove South Storage Facility (BCSSF) project.

This project continues the City’s efforts to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to Back Cove and Cas...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Motley Street Storm Drain and Sewer Replacement Project

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update regarding the Motley Street Storm Drain and Sewer Replacement project.The project was successfully bid and the construction contract has been awarded to Gorham Sand and Gravel a...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Franklin Street Light Upgrades

traffic alert

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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Public Works
Posted on: December 1, 2019

City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

know snow winter info

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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