Public Works

Duties of the Department


The Department of Public Works helps keep the City of Portland moving each day with many areas of responsibility. We collect your garbage and recycling, clear your streets of ice and snow in the winter, help maintain the city's sewer system, build your sidewalks, manage the city's traffic lights and street signage, and the list goes on.
  1. Woodford Street Traffic Advisory (Forest Ave to Clifton St)

    Beginning, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the City's contractor, D&C Construction, will return to Woodford Street to make preparations for the final paving of the street. Work will be between Forest Avenue and Clifton Street. Read on...
  2. Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System Priorities Survey

    Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System (PACTS) governing bodies have been working to set regional priorities so they can focus on their transportation investments. As part of that effort, they have developed a brief survey. Read on...
  3. Preble Street Sewer Separation Weekend Work

    An update on the Preble Street Sewer Separation
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