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Posted on: May 17, 2022

**MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT** Next Phase of I-295 Exit 7 Lane Closures Begins May 19th

The final phase of the City of Portland’s I-295 Exit 7 (Franklin St) closures will begin Thursday, May 19th.  All Exit 7 ramps, northbound and southbound will experience Single Lane closures during the daytime over the next 5 weeks and complete c...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Preparation for Warren Avenue Paving Set to Begin Monday, May 16

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Beginning Monday, May 16, 2022, the City’s contractor, D&C Construction, will resume work in Warren Avenue between Riverside Street and 425 Warren Avenue as part of final work associated with the Warren Avenue Storm Drain Replacement project. &nbs...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Fore Street Project Update

Project Update 5/3/2022

The contractor continues to make progress towards project completion.  At this stage all main line storm drain and combined sewer replacement in Fore and Eastern Promenade has been completed.  A majority of storm d...

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Fore Street Project Water Resources
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Construction Update for Mackworth, Ocean, Walton and Sawyer Streets

Construction Update: 04/28/2022

Gorham Sand & Gravel has returned to this project site to complete work over the next few months.  They will be working on curbing, ADA ramps, and raising manhole structures on Walton Street first then move to S...

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Full Project Schedule, Updates and Graphics Water Resources
Posted on: April 20, 2022

City to Expand Free Community Composting Opportunities

In honor of Earth Day 2022, the City of Portland is happy to announce plans to expand the City's free composting program, adding three more Portland neighborhoods to the program. 

Additionally, the City recently released a Request for Proposals (R...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Congress Square Redesign Project

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Starting Monday, April 18, 2022, Gordon Construction will begin the initial work of a major overhaul of Congress Square, at the intersection of Congress and High Street.  This work will consist of moving materials on-site and deployment of constr...
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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Brighton Avenue Road Work Resumes Monday, April 18

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 Beginning Monday, April 18, 2022, the City’s contractor, DDI Construction, will resume work on Brighton Avenue between Rand Road and Capisic Street as part of the Brighton Avenue Sewer Separation Project.  The contract...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Road Work on Brighton Work Avenue Set to Resume on Monday, April 18th

Road Work on Brighton Work Avenue Set to Resume on Monday, April 18th 

Beginning Monday, April 18, 2022, the City’s contractor, DDI Construction, will resume work  in Brighton Avenue between Rand Road and Capisic Street ...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Preble Street Extension Work Begins Next Week

The City's contractor, Sargent Corp., will be returning to Preble Street Extension beginning Monday, March 28 to complete sewer manhole construction installed last year. This work will extend from the Back Cove soccer fields to Baxter Boulevard. Traffic c...

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Additional Info... Water Resources
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Walton Street to be Converted to Temporary One-Way

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Starting on Monday, March 28, 2022, the City’s contractor Gorham Sand and Gravel will begin work on the Stevens Avenue Storm Drain Improvements project. This project will require the contractor to convert Walton Street into a one-way street betw...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 18, 2022

City Reminds Citizens of Street Maintenance Parking Restrictions

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The City of Portland is reminding citizens who live or park on the peninsula that compliance with overnight (and in some areas daytime) street maintenance parking restrictions is crucial. Street sweeping operations and regulations are in effect each year ...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 14, 2022

City Enhances Customer Service & Updates Public on Policies

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The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it has enhanced customer service for those visiting City Hall to conduct services by having two greeters located at the Congress Street and Myrtle Street entrances. The greeter station is staffed when the b...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Construction Update on Back Cove

3/17/22-  Unitil will be starting work on Dartmouth Street Monday 3/21/22.  Portland Water District will be installing a temporary water line on Dartmouth Street at the beginning of April.  Work on the storm drains and sewers wi...

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Full project schedule, Updates and Graphics Water Resources
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Metro Route 1 Service Change Due to Construction Project

Due to construction on Fore Street, METRO Route 1 WILL NOT provide service along the Eastern Prom (near Fore St.) and on Fore and Atlantic Streets. Beginning Wednesday, January 19, 2022 METRO riders can access Route 1 service by using nearby bus stops at:...

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Fore Street Sewer Separation Project Public Works
Posted on: December 3, 2021

City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

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City officials would like to remind residents of winter storm operations information. The Department of Public Works is ready for the season, in which they care for more than 560 lane miles of road, and the City’s Parks, Recreation & Facilit...

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

City Updates Health and Safety Requirements

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The City of Portland announced today an update to its safety protocols for events at its indoor facilities to include proof of vaccination for all ages five and older. These changes will go into effect on January 1, 2022, and will continue to be reviewed ...

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

City Updates Health and Safety Requirements

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The City of Portland announced today an update to its safety protocols for events at its indoor facilities to include proof of vaccination for all ages five and older. These changes will go into effect on January 1, 2022, and will continue to be reviewed ...

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Parks, Recreation & Facilities