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Street and Sidewalk Sweeping Update  (4/23/2014)
All of the streets/sidewalks in the peninsula area of the city are substantially completed. All neighborhood streets have been swept once and our staff will be doing another run through the West End neighborhood this week (April 22-25). More

Urban Runoff 5k & Green Neighborhood Family Festival - Saturday, April 26, 2014  (4/23/2014)
Urban 5k Runoff & Green Neighborhood Family Festival - Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Deering High School from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More

Sanitation crews WILL collect trash & recycling on Patriot's Day, Monday, April 21, 2014!  (4/11/2014)
The City of Portlandís Solid Waste crews WILL collect trash and recycling on most Federal Holidays in 2014. All items need to be placed curbside by 6:30 a.m. to ensure collection. More

Bulky Item Collection Program to begin April 1, 2014  (12/6/2013)
The City of Portland will continue the curbside Bulky Item Collection service for City residents beginning April 1, 2014. More

Sub-Meter Applications Available June 6, 2013  (6/6/2013)
Public Services Department to take over the application process for obtaining a sub-meter beginning June 6, 2013.† Applications are available on this site or the Public Services front desk. More

Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan Tier III Update Final Report  (5/2/2013)
The City of Portland has received DEP Approval for the Final CSO Control Plan for Tier III. We want to alert you to the fact that City Council will take up the Bond Authorization for implementing the CSO Tier III program at their May 6 and May 20 City Council meetings. An order will be before the City Council to authorize $170,000,000 in sewer bonds for the construction of the projects called for in the Tier III Plan. May 6 will serve as the first read but also a public hearing. May 20 will be the final read and vote on the authorization. To view the full document please click here. More

City to Host Public Meeting Regarding Proposed Evergreen Cemetery Expansion Project  (3/27/2014)
The City of Portland is hosting a meeting regarding the proposed Evergreen Cemetery expansion project More

USM announces the 3rd Annual Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day  (3/11/2014)
It's Spring Cleaning Time! USM announces the 3rd Annual Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day! More

Find Your Trash and Recycling Day  (2/23/2007)
Have a question on when your trash or recycling is picked up? More

engineering

City of Portland Engineers: Improving Our Environmental and Transportation Systems

The Engineering Division within the Department of Public Services has a number of different responsibilities with a primary mission of monitoring, evaluating, designing and constructing the City's infrastructure.

Other functions of the Engineering Division include:

Engineering Division phone number: 874-8846.

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Archives
The City Engineer's Archives is an excellent resource for anyone trying to find out more about the history of the City's streets and infrastructure. The Archives contain over 30,000 engineering plans, as well as other technical records such as survey field books, written street and sewer records, and City property deeds.

The City Engineer's Archives are located on the third floor at 55 Portland Street. They are open to the public Tuesday through Thursday from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. For more information, please call the Engineering Office, at 874-8846.

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