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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Powsland/Mitton Street Sewer and Water Replacement- Paving Notices

The Department of Public Works would like to update you on the status and activities regarding the above referenced project.

The schedule for this work is highly weather dependent but I wanted to lay out what the plan is because we will have a large &l...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 30, 2018

Fall 2018 Curbside Leaf & Yard Waste Collection

Leaf Pick-up Flyer 2018

The City of Portland's annual Fall Curbside Leaf & Yard Debris Collection will occur from November 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018*.  *Please note, there will be NO curbside collection on Thursday November 22, 2018 and Friday Novem...

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Curbside Leaf Collection Public Works
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Silver Bullet Recycling Containers Moving from Angelo's Acre by October 31

news alert

The City’s Public Works Department will be removing the publicly accessible drop-off recycling containers currently located on Commercial Street in the Angelo’s Acre lot (441 Commercial Street) by October 31, 2018.

 

There will ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Westbrook and Waldo Street Paving Project Starting Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Department of Public Works hired Glidden Excavating & Paving, Inc. from Gorham, ME to pave Waldo Street and the section of Westbrook Street between Congress St. and the cul-de-sac (on Westbrook Street) near Portland International Jetport. &nbs...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Virginia, Carter ROW clearing

Virginia Carter Right of Way Clearing Project

Project: The Water Resources Division of Portland Public Works will be conducting clearing of the Virginia Carter sewer right of way between Allen Avenue and Marlborough Street. Brush and debris will be cleared...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Washington & Allen Avenue Paving and Traffic Signal Project

Department of Public Works - Project Update

Washington Avenue and Allen Avenue Paving and Traffic Signal Project

September 12, 2018

The Department of Public Works hired Shaw Brothers Construction, Inc. of Gorham, Maine to construct the Washington Avenue and ...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Park Avenue Separated Bike Lane & Streetscape Project Gets Underway

Under Construction

Over the next three weeks, the City of Portland’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin the installation of the Park Avenue Separated Bike Lane & Streetscape Project. This work is largely weather-dependent, but the goal is to complete the projec...

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Public Works
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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Public Works
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Washington Avenue Sewer Separation Work Begins April 2

traffic alert

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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Public Works
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood: Increased Efficiency and Safety

LED streetlights coming soon

Starting January 29, 2018, the City of Portland will will begin replacing all of its streetlights with new, energy-efficient LED light fixtures. LED streetlights offer several advantages over older lighting technologies:

  • Energy Efficient -- LED lights can ...
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Additional Info... 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