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Posted on: October 7, 2020

HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION UPDATE

The City Fiscal 2021 budget was passed.  Starting Monday, October 12, 2020 ONLY TRASH will be collected on Holidays.  The crews will be out working, but not collecting recycling to help conserve costs for the City.  Please hold ...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 6, 2020

West Commercial Street Storm Drain Improvements Project

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The Portland Department of Public Works would like to inform you regarding an upcoming storm drain project on West Commercial Street in Portland.

The project was successfully bid and the construction contract has been awarded to Gorham Sand & Gravel at...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Portland Parking Alert: Street Maintenance Signs Back in Effect Oct 1

PARKING ALERT

Reminder from the City’s Parking Division and Department of Public Works that effective October 1, the Street Maintenance signs on streets will be back in effect. These restrictions are in effect from October 1 through May 31, except for area 3 ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 24, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: India Street Paving

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The Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) is scheduled to pave India Street between Congress Street and Commercial Street. On Friday, September 25. ADA ramp work will continue for the next 2-3 weeks as bricks are set at each ramp.

Residents should expe...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 8, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: Danforth Street Paving, September 9 through September 10

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Danforth Street between High and Vaughan Street will be paved starting September 9 and continuing through September 10. The work will be taking place during the day - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

There will be traffic delays and noise due to this work. Pol...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Public Meeting - Fox Street Parking Change

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The City of Portland’s Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking City Council approval to eliminate on‐street parking on the north side of Fox Street (approximately 13 spaces), between Anderson Street and Washington Avenue, in an effort to add...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Warren Avenue Storm Drain Replacement Project

The project was successfully bid and the construction contract has been awarded to D&C construction at a contract price of $1,412,600.00. The contractor will begin mobilizing to the site the first week of June with construction anticipated to begin th...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Bridge Work to Begin

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The Maine Department of Transportation will be repairing bridge joints on the southbound side of I-295 in Portland. The work will begin on Monday, April 20th and will involve extended lane and ramp closures on the interstate. We plan to finish this work b...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 7, 2020

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

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The annual spring 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 biodegradable leaf bags ...

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Public Works
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: 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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Public Works
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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