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Posted on: March 5, 2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Upcoming I-295 Exit 7 Ramp Closures

traffic alert

The City’s Back Cove South Storage Facility project is entering its next phase of work, which is to connect the existing utilities (new or replaced) within the intersection of Marginal Way and Franklin Street to the new storage tanks under the P...

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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: February 22, 2021

Back Cove South Storage Facility Project

The next phase of the Back Cove South Storage Facility Project will begin Wednesday, February 24 with the preparation for pipe installation in Preble Street, from the Back Cove soccer fields to Baxter Boulevard.  Traffic control devices will be i...

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

PACTS Accepting Applications for Complex Projects

PACTS is now accepting applications for roadway and multimodal projects (often referred to as “complex projects”) to receive Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funding from PACTS’ 2024 “MPO Allocation.”...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Construction Activites at Peaks Island Parking Lot

Starting on December 29, 2020, weather permitting, the Department of Public Works, with R.E. Coleman Excavation, will begin reconstruction work at the Peaks Island Parking Lot. Work will include construction of new parking areas, bicycle parking areas, re...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Ocean Avenue Closure from Parsons Street to Austin Street Begins December 10, 2020

Ocean Avenue Closure from Parsons Street to

Austin Street Begins December 10, 2020

Section of Ocean Avenue will be completely

closed to one lane with temporary traffic lights

 

PORTLAND, Maine -- Beginning December 10, 2020 the Citys Mackwor...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 8, 2020

City Resumes Collection of Trash & Recycling on Holidays

trash and recycling collection alert

The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it is resuming the collection of trash and recycling on holidays. The updated holiday collection schedule can be found here. Those with Friday collection on Christmas and New Year’s Day will have their tras...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Reminds Citizens of Street Maintenance Parking Restrictions

news 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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Public Works
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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