1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204
Environmental Services is designing a project in the Richmond and South Tabor neighborhoods, plus a few blocks in Creston-Kenilworth, to repair or replace about 10,300 feet, or 2 miles, of public sewer pipes that are on average 90 years old and deteriorating due to age. The project includes replacing manholes, storm drains sewer service branches that connect homes and businesses to the public sewer in the street to the curb.
Together these improvements will increase public sewer capacity, protect public health, property and the environment, and reduce the risks of street flooding and sewage releases to homes, businesses and streets.
Construction is anticipated to begin July 2017 and take a year to complete.
The current project design includes sewer construction only on the streets where work is indicated with bold lines on the project area map.
The city will update neighbors at regular meetings of the Richmond and South Tabor Neighborhood Associations and smaller informational gatherings in the neighborhood. Click here for the next information session.
Contact Rhetta Drennan with questions and concerns by email or by phone at 503-823-6006. In your email and voicemail messages, please provide your property address and the project name (Richmond-South Tabor).
Throughout the project, we will be sending periodic email updates on the schedule, possible traffic detours, delays and lane restrictions. Please sign up now to receive updates by emailing Rhetta Drennan.
Please let us know if you have concerns such as business operations, disability issues or medical or business deliveries. We will be glad to work with residents and businesses.
Current activities in the project area
Scheduled public meetings to discuss project details
Please complete the survey before May 1, 2016