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Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: September 19, 2014

Construction continues on a project in your neighborhood to repair or replace about 40,000 feet of severely deteriorated sewer pipes that are more than 60 years old. The work will make the sewer system work more effectively and protect water quality, public health and the environment.

Developments of Note

The TV show “Grimm” will be filming in the area of SE 34th and SE Claybourne next week. There will be a lot of trucks and equipment related to this production within a two block radius. Our crews are working together to communicate to help minimize the impacts to the neighborhood.

Construction Schedule

Below is the estimated construction schedule for the next few weeks. Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change due to a variety of factors, including underground conditions, weather, subcontractor schedules and availability of materials. As the contractor completes construction on each street, work crews apply a temporary asphalt patch. They will return at a later date to apply permanent paving.

Week of September 22

  • SE 32nd Avenue (between Carlton and Tolman) – Continue open trench (not on Fridays).
  • SE Carlton Street (west of Cesar Chavez Boulevard) – Pipe burst, connect or install manholes, and install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.

Week of September 29

  • SE 32nd Avenue and Tolman – Continue open trench (not on Fridays).
  • SE Martins Street (between 34th and 36th) – Slipline pipe (insert new pipe inside old pipe), connect or install manholes, and install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE 36th Avenue (north and south of SE Martins) – Open trench.
  • Continue to prepare and pave where stormwater and mainline pipes were installed in the following areas:
  • SE 31st (north and south of Tolman)

  • SE 31st (south of Carlton)

  • SE Martins (west of 32nd)

  • SE 32nd (between Claybourne and Tolman) 

Construction should be completed by summer 2015. The project area is bordered by SE Woodstock Boulevard on the north, SE 28th Avenue on the west, SE 45th Avenue on the east and SE Crystal Springs Boulevard on the south.

 Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Project map

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Typical work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, but the contractor may schedule work during the same hours on Saturdays.
  • Construction will create noise, vibration and dust and will disrupt normal neighborhood activity.
  • Traffic control signs will be set up. The contractor will maintain local access, but you should expect delays.
  • On-street parking in or near the work area will be prohibited during construction hours. Please plan to move your vehicle each day by 7:00 a.m.
  • Equipment and materials may be stored on nearby streets overnight.
  • There may be periods of inactivity between construction phases.
  • A city inspector will be on-site during work hours and may be able to assist you with construction concerns. Inspectors typically wear a City of Portland safety vest and hard hat.
  • Please stay clear of all construction activities. Please keep your children from harm and instruct them to stay clear of all construction activities. We also appreciate your keeping pets and vehicles out of the construction areas.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Learn more about this project at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/eastmorelandwoodstock. To receive project updates by email, send an email to Debbie Caselton at Debbie.Caselton@portlandoregon.gov with “Eastmoreland” in the subject line.

Thank you for your cooperation during this project. Please let us know if you have concerns such as business operations, disability issues or medical or business deliveries. As always, we’ll strive to provide quick response to your concerns, minimal disruption of your residence or commercial business, and open and honest communication with you throughout the project.

 

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Newsletter - November 2013

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Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - February 28, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - March 6, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - March 14, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - March 21, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - April 3, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - April 10, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - April 17, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - April 24, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - May 2, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - May 7, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - May 12, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - May 15, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - May 23, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - May 30, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - June 6, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - June 12, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - June 23, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - June 27, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - July 10, 2014

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Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - August 29, 2014

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - September 4, 2014

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Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Update - September 19, 2014