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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Christmas Tree Drop-off Locations

The Department of Public Works will be picking up used Christmas trees for the month of January 2021.  Christmas trees may be dropped off at the following locations:

* Cutter Street Parking Lot - Eastern Prom (Upper lot on the right, not sliding h...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Yellow Zone Parking Ban Declared Friday, December 18

yellow zone parking ban

A Yellow Zone Parking Ban has been declared beginning tonight at 10:00 PM Friday, December 18 through 6:00 AM Saturday, December 19. Vehicles left on City streets within the yellow zone after 10:00 PM can be towed at the owner’s expense.

The Yello...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Citywide Parking Ban Declared TONIGHT

PARKING BAN IN EFFECT 2

 A Citywide Parking Ban has been declared beginning TONIGHT, Thursday, December 17 at 10:00 PM through 6:00 AM Friday, December 18. Vehicles left on City streets after 10:00 PM can be towed at the owner’s expense. 

Portland is expected to...

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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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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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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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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Ocean Avenue Closure from Parsons Street to Austin Street Begins December 7, 2020

Ocean Traffic Detour Plan

Beginning December 7, 2020 the City’s Mackworth, Ocean, Walton CSO Separation Phase 1 project will enter Ocean Avenue at Mackworth Street. This work is part of the City's effort to reduce Combined Sewer Overflows into Back Cove. The work includes the inst...

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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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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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Posted on: September 24, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: India Street Paving

traffic alert

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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Posted on: April 21, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Bridge Work to Begin

traffic alert

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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