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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Annual Curbside Collection of Leaf Bags/Yard Waste Will Be Held April 27 - May 8

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The City of Portland’s annual 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 bi...

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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: March 3, 2020

Bramhall Square Redesign Project Public Meeting- CANCELED

The City of Portland Public Works is developing a design to revitalize Bramhall Square Park, located at the corner of Congress Street, Deering Avenue, and Bramhall Street. Join us as we go over the project history and present concepts of what may be possi...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Franklin Street Light Upgrades

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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

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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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Public Works
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Portland One of Two Cities in Maine Selected for Partnership to Increase Resiliency

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City of Portland officials announced today the planned unveiling of High-Water Mark (HWM) signs placed across the city to increase awareness of flood risk. The HWM signs emphasize how high the water has risen or could rise during weather related events an...

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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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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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