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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Fore Street Closed to Local Traffic Only from Hancock to St. Lawrence Streets as Part of Storm Water

Fore Street Closed to Local Traffic Only from Hancock to St. Lawrence Streets as Part of Storm Water Construction Project

PORTLAND, Maine -- Beginning on Monday, November 29, 2021, the City’s contractor, Gorham Sand and Gravel will be per...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: November 19, 2021

**TRAFFIC ALERT** Baxter Boulevard Continual Traffic Impacts

**TRAFFIC ALERT**

Baxter Boulevard Continual Traffic Impacts

 

The current Baxter Boulevard Closure from Dartmouth Street to Preble Street, as well as Dartmouth Street at Ricker Park, will remain closed for at least 2 additional weeks due tidal impa...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Traffic Alert: New Traffic Pattern - Somerset and Kennebec Streets

The City’s Public Works Department announced a new traffic pattern on Somerset and Kennebec Streets beginning Thursday, November 18.  Kennebec Street has been realigned between Hanover Street and Preble Street, now intersecting with Som...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Fall Curbside Leaf Pickup - Extended Until Saturday, November 27th

The City's Fall Curbside Leaf Pickup was scheduled to end this Friday (November 19, 2021), but with the unseasonable late leaf drop, the city will be extending the program.  Please place your biodegradable leaf bags curbside by the end o...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 1, 2021

City Reminds Citizens of Street Maintenance Parking Restrictions

PARKING ALERT

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 have been in effect sinc...

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City News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Veranda Street Bridge Update

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On Tuesday, September 7th, the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) has notified the City that the Maintenance of Traffic on Veranda Street for vehicles; will change from Phase 1 to Phase 2, as depicted in the images below. The changeover for ped...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 23, 2021

**MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT** Baxter Boulevard Traffic Impacts Starting September 7, 2021

**MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT**

Baxter Boulevard Traffic Impacts Starting September 7, 2021

 

Starting September 72021, Baxter Boulevard will be closed from Payson Park to Dartmouth Street.   Vannah Avenue will also be closed from Clifto...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Fore Street to be Converted to One-Way Traffic Flow from Mountfort St to St. Lawrence St as Part of

Fore Street to be Converted to One-Way Traffic Flow from Mountfort St to St. Lawrence St as Part of an Upcoming Storm Drain/Sewer Project.

PORTLAND, Maine -- Beginning the week of August 16, 2021, the City’s contractor, Gorham Sand and Gravel will begin co...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Sewer Main Relocation - Easement off of Riverside Street

Beginning July 7, 2021, the City’s contractor, Gorham Sand and Gravel, will be relocating a section of the Presumpscot North Main Interceptor along the easement which begins at Riverside St opposite to the Riverside Golf Course.  The pr...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 7, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Preble Street at Baxter Boulevard Traffic Impacts

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The ongoing work on Preble Street will move into the intersection of Baxter Boulevard beginning April 13. Access to northbound Baxter Boulevard will be restricted.  A detour will be established sending traffic to Forest Avenue. Baxter Boulevard s...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Congress Square Intersection Getting a Redesign

Design Development

The Congress Square intersection is getting a facelift. Phase one of the redesign will reconfigure the intersection of Congress, High, and Free streets to improve traffic operations and safety, improve pedestrian accessibility, upgrade signal equipment, a...

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Congress Square Redesign Planning Page Public Works
Posted on: March 5, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Veranda Street Bridge

traffic alert

The Maine Department of Transportation is beginning construction work on the replacement of the Veranda Street Bridge in Portland. The bridge carries I-295 over Veranda Street. The structure is 60 years old and needs to be replaced. This project also invo...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Sundays on the Boulevard Route Change

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Sundays on the Boulevard route change starts this Sunday, June 27, 2021. The route change is due to work starting June 24 on Baxter Boulevard from Payson Park to Vannah Ave (previous traffic advisory.) From June 27 through October 10, the only section of ...

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City News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

City Seeks Public Feedback on Using ARPA Funds

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The City of Portland’s Finance Committee received a presentation from Finance Director Brendan T. O’Connell regarding the use of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds that Portland is receiving during its July 22, 2021 meeting. The...

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Home - Spotlight
Posted on: October 29, 2021

City to Host Deering’s Corner Roundabout Ribbon Cutting Celebration November 8

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On Monday, November 8, at 3:30 PM, the City of Portland will host a ribbon cutting for the new Deering’s Corner Roundabout to celebrate both the collaborative effort of the public works project as well as the recently completed public art instal...

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Fore Street Closed -Between Hancock to St. Lawrence Street- Open to Local Traffic Only, for 5 Weeks

traffic alert 2021

Beginning on Monday, November 29, 2021, the City’s contractor, Gorham Sand and Gravel will be permitted to close Fore Street from Hancock Street to St. Lawrence Street for five weeks, during working hours, (open to local traffic only) in order t...

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City News
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