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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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I-5, SW Barbur, SW 26th Stormwater Management

Read tje Terraced Rain Gardens project fact sheetTerraced Rain Gardens Project

Environmental Services and the Oregon Department of Transportation are constructing a series of terraced stormwater rain gardens and pipes to collect sediments and pollutants before the water enters Tryon Creek.

Noise Variance

The Portland Noise Control Office granted Environmental Services a noise variance to allow night work. If you have questions or concerns during night work, you can call the City of Portland on-site hotline at 503-823-6290. You can also contact the Portland Noise Control Office at 503-823-7350 or noise@portlandoregon.gov. If you have questions or concerns about the project during regular business hours, please contact Joe Annett at 503-823-2934 or joseph.annett@portlandoregon.gov. Any noise-related comments will also be forwarded to the Noise Office.

What to Expect During Construction

  • Daytime work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The contractor may schedule work during the same hours on Saturdays.
  • Night work hours are 8:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and Sunday work hours are 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Some streets will close to through traffic during work hours, but the contractor will maintain local access. You may experience delays getting to your home or business.
  • Parking is prohibited in work zones during work hours.
  • TriMet will relocate some bus routes and bus stops during construction phases. Go to trimet.org to see schedule changes or call 503-238-7433.
  • Construction will not interrupt other utilities.
  • The city construction inspector on-site during work hours may be able to help you with any immediate needs.
  • Equipment and materials will be secured on the street after work hours.

For More Information

Contact Joe Annett at 503-823-2934 or joseph.annett@portlandoregon.gov if you have concerns such as maintaining driveway access, business operations, medical deliveries, etc. To receive project updates by email,  send an email to joseph.annett@portlandoregon.gov and type "Terraced Rain Gardens" in the subject line.

The City of Portland complies with all non-discrimination laws including Title VI (Civil Rights) and Title II (ADA). To request a translation, accommodation or additional information, please call 503-823-7740, or use City TTY 503-823-6868, or Oregon Relay Service: 711