Public Works

Duties of the Department


The Department of Public Works helps keep the City of Portland moving each day with many areas of responsibility. We collect your garbage and recycling, clear your streets of ice and snow in the winter, help maintain the city's sewer system, build your sidewalks, manage the city's traffic lights and street signage, and the list goes on.
  1. Boyd St Portland Housing Development Project

    The development project at 58 Boyd St for Portland Housing Authority will start the construction phase starting with the driving of steel piles creating noise in the surrounding neighborhood. This stage of the project will take approximately 4 weeks Read on...
  2. Motley St Geotechnical Investigations

    The City of Portland Public Works would like to inform you of upcoming geotechnical investigation work on Motley Street. This work is being completed as part of the design of an upcoming storm drain installation and sewer replacement project. Read on...
  3. The Week of June 17 -Traffic pattern changes at the intersection of Vannah, Woodford and Clifton.

    Parks, Recreation and Facilities and Public Works Departments will be implementing a traffic change to redirect the flow of traffic at the intersection of Vannah, Woodford, and Clifton Streets during the week of June 17 through June 21 Read on...
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