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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Bedford Street Sewer Separation Project: Final Restoration Work

The Portland Public Works Department would like to provide a status update on the Bedford Street Sewer Separation project.

The City’s contractor, Shaw Brothers, will return to the project site to complete final trench pavement restorations, roadw...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Back Cove South Storage Facility update 5-4-2020

Project Description: The project involves the underground installation of a 3.5 MG storage tank, facility control building and upon completion, the Preble Street playing fields will be restored at a higher elevation to assist with tidal inundation which l...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Mackworth Street Unitil Gas Work

Mackworth Street Unitil Gas Work

Starting Monday, May 4, 2020, Unitil will start work on Mackworth Street relocating their gas main.  Gorham Sand & Gravel will be helping Unitil with this work.  This work is being done in advance to t...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Mackworth-Ocean-Walton CSO Separation Project

Mackworth-Ocean-Walton CSO Separation Project

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update regarding the project.

Beginning the week of April 27, 2020, the contractor Gorham Sand and Gravel will be starting work on Mayland S...

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

Sewer Rehabilitation Projects Spring 2020

The Water Resources Division of the Department of Public Works is working with specialized contractors to rehabilitate sewers throughout the City using ultra-violet light and trenchless technology. 

This work is expected to begin late April and co...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Back Cove West Conduit Notice of Findings

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS

            The State of Maine, Department of Environmental Protection, has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact in compli...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Pearl Street – Survey and Geotechnical Investigations Beginning the week of March 30, 2020

In anticipation of a future sewer improvement project, the Portland Department of Public Works will be conducting survey and geotechnical investigations along the

length of Pearl Street from Commercial Street to Somerset Street.

Titcomb Surveyors has been c...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Preble Street Sewer Separation Project

Beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020, the contractor for these projects Sargent Corporation will be returning to work on Preble Street.

The week of March 30th, the contractor will be erecting traffic control signs and patching potholes in preparation of sta...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Back Cove South Storage Facility Project

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update regarding the Back Cove South Storage Facility (BCSSF) project.

This project continues the City’s efforts to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to Back Cove and Cas...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Motley Street Storm Drain and Sewer Replacement Project

The Portland Department of Public Works would like to provide a status update regarding the Motley Street Storm Drain and Sewer Replacement project.

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

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Road Closures for Marginal Way Area on May 11

traffic alert

On Saturday, May 11, from 6 AM to 12 PM, the intersection of Preble Street Ext and Marginal Way will be closed. Preble Street Ext between Marginal Way and Somerset Street will be closed May 11 from 12 PM until 5 PM.

Traffic on Elm Street will be able to tu...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

First Public Meeting for Integrated Water Resources Plan to be Held Feb 27

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 Wednesday, Feb. 27, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the DPW Training Room at 250 Canco...

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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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