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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Bedford Street Sewer Separation Update

Image Bedford Street 2019-04-03 Construction Update

The Portland Public Works Department 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 separation by constructing new separated storm drains on v...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Construction Update for Madison, Walnut, Washington Sewer Separation Project

The City of Portland’s Water Resources Division of Public Works would like to provide a status update on the sewer separation project.

On or around April 15, 2019 construction will resume with the removal of pavement and existing cobbles from cur...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Preble St at Marginal Way CLOSURE POSTPONED TO 4/20 & 4/21

Preble at Marginal intersection

The Preble Street at Marginal Way closure has been postponed due to weather. The closure at the intersection of Preble Street at Marginal Way will occur on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday April 21, 2019 for the installation of storm sewer pipes across the i...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Preble Street Sewer Separation Phase 2

map of road closure 1st notice

Preble Street Sewer Separation Project Phase 2

On or around June 1, 2019 Phase 2 of the Preble Street Sewer Separation project will begin on Preble St between Marginal Way and Cumberland Avenue and between Somerset St and Kennebec St.

The first section of c...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Preble Street Closure April 5 -7

TRAFFIC CONTROL w Phase 1 PREBLE ST.

Starting on at 9 PM on Friday April 5th until 9 PM Sunday April 7th, Preble Street between Marginal Way and Baxter Blvd. will be closed in both directions for installation of sewer and storm pipes in the intersection.

Traffic will be able to travel on Marg...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Franklin Street Pump Station Improvement Project update

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Franklin St Pump Station Remediation

The Water Resources Division of the Department of Public Works, is rebuilding Franklin St Pump Station as part of the City’s Consent Decree with Maine DEP and USEPA. During the design development phase of the project ha...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Preble Street Sewer Separation Phase 1 Begins March 18

TRAFFIC CONTROL w Phase 1 PREBLE ST.

The City of Portland’s Water Resources Division of Public Works, in keeping with the City’s EPA Consent Decree and Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) long term control plan, is preparing to start construction on March 18 of a sewer separati...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

First Public Meeting for Integrated Water Resources Plan to be Held Feb 27

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 Wednesday, Feb. 27, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the DPW Training Room at 250 Canco...

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Water Resources
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Franklin Street Pump Station Improvement Project

The Franklin Street Pump Station Improvement Project is beginning.

The Franklin Street Pump Station is located at the southeast corner of Franklin Street at the Marginal Way intersection. In keeping with Portland’s Consent Decree with Maine DEP a...

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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: 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: 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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Water Resources
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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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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