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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Deering's Corner Roundabout - Opening to all Traffic Friday, July 30th

On Friday, July 30, the Deering's Corner Roundabout (intersection of Deering Avenue/Brighton Avenue/Falmouth Street) will be opened up to all traffic.  The temporary traffic signals will be turned off, and traffic can continue normally through th...
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Public Works
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Marginal Way Paving 7/26-7/30

We are currently scheduled to pave Marginal Way from Forest Avenue to Franklin Street starting Monday, July 26th with work to continue through Friday, July 30th.  This work is subject to weather impacts and may be delayed due to rain. There will ...
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Public Works
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Sewer Main Relocation - Easement off of Riverside Street

Beginning July 7, 2021, the City’s contractor, Gorham Sand and Gravel, will be relocating a section of the Presumpscot North Main Interceptor along the easement which begins at Riverside St opposite to the Riverside Golf Course.  The pr...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 17, 2021

West Commercial Street Storm Drain Project to Resume on Monday, June 21

West Commercial Street Storm Drain Project to Resume on Monday, June 21

 

PORTLAND, Maine -- Beginning Monday, June 21, 2021, The City’s contractor, Gorham Sand and Gravel will return to the work site to complete final pavement repairs ass...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

**MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT** Baxter Boulevard Traffic Impacts Begin June 24

**MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT** Baxter Boulevard Traffic Impacts Begin June 24

 

The City’s Back Cove West Storage Conduit project’s contractor Sargent Construction has mobilized to the site and will soon be starting full construction. As a result, Baxter ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Kennebec Street Construction to Begin June 7th- Traffic Delays May Occur

Beginning Monday, June 7, 2021, the City's contractor, Aceto Construction , will begin to mobilize for road construction on Kennebec Street between Brattle Street and Elm Street.  Through traffic on Kennebec will be prohibited.  ...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Somerset Street Restoration Project Construction Delay- Begins Monday, June 21, 2021

Project start date has been moved to Monday, June 21, 2021, The Department of Public Works, in coordination with the Maine DOT, will begin construction of the Somerset Street Restoration Project. The project involves construction of a new intersection at ...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Back Cove West Storage Conduit

The City's contractor, Sargent Corporation, has started mobilizing to the worksite with the installation of 2 office trailers on Baxter Boulevard.  Their next step, which started to arrive today, will be the installation of the security fencing s...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Deering's Corner Roundabout Update and Traffic Advisory

On Monday, May 17, 2021, as part of the Deering's Corner Roundabout project, contractors will begin constructing the center island of the roundabout at the intersection of Brighton Avenue/Deering Avenue/Falmouth Street. Traffic along Brighton Ave...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 9, 2021

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: OCEAN AVE, MACKWORTH ST, WALTON ST

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Ocean Avenue: from Read Street to Forest Avenue will be OneWay Traffic Only Walton Street: from Ocean Avenue School Entrance  to Ocean Avenue will be One-Way Traffic Only Begi...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Preble Street at Baxter Boulevard Traffic Impacts

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The ongoing work on Preble Street will move into the intersection of Baxter Boulevard beginning April 13. Access to northbound Baxter Boulevard will be restricted.  A detour will be established sending traffic to Forest Avenue. Baxter Boulevard s...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Congress Square Intersection Getting a Redesign

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The Congress Square intersection is getting a facelift. Phase one of the redesign will reconfigure the intersection of Congress, High, and Free streets to improve traffic operations and safety, improve pedestrian accessibility, upgrade signal equipment, a...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Brighton Avenue Sewer Separation Start of Construction

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update regarding the Brighton Avenue Sewer Separation Project.

The project was successfully bid and the construction contract has been awarded to DDI Construction at a contract price of...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Veranda Street Bridge

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The Maine Department of Transportation is beginning construction work on the replacement of the Veranda Street Bridge in Portland. The bridge carries I-295 over Veranda Street. The structure is 60 years old and needs to be replaced. This project also invo...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Reminds Citizens of Street Maintenance Parking Restrictions

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The City of Portland is reminding citizens who live or park on the peninsula that compliance with overnight (and in some areas daytime) street maintenance parking restrictions is crucial. Street sweeping operations and regulations have been in effect sinc...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Portland Parking Alert: Street Maintenance Signs Back in Effect Oct 1

PARKING ALERT

Reminder from the City’s Parking Division and Department of Public Works that effective October 1, the Street Maintenance signs on streets will be back in effect. These restrictions are in effect from October 1 through May 31, except for area 3 ...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Sundays on the Boulevard Route Change

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Sundays on the Boulevard route change starts this Sunday, June 27, 2021. The route change is due to work starting June 24 on Baxter Boulevard from Payson Park to Vannah Ave (previous traffic advisory.) From June 27 through October 10, the only section of ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

City Seeks Public Feedback on Using ARPA Funds

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The City of Portland’s Finance Committee received a presentation from Finance Director Brendan T. O’Connell regarding the use of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds that Portland is receiving during its July 22, 2021 meeting. The...

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