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Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Repair Project Update: July 25, 2016

Work continues on an Environmental Services project to replace and repair 4,508 feet of aging sewer pipe. The work includes constructing 22 green street planters and planting trees to absorb rain and reduce stormwater runoff. The project will keep about 1.6 million gallons of stormwater out of sewers annually, increase sewer system capacity and reduce basement backups.

Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Repair Project Update: July 25, 2016

Work continues on an Environmental Services project to replace and repair 4,508 feet of aging sewer pipe. The work includes constructing 22 green street planters and planting trees to absorb rain and reduce stormwater runoff. The project will keep about 1.6 million gallons of stormwater out of sewers annually, increase sewer system capacity and reduce basement backups.

DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE

Sewer construction on SE 11th Avenue from Powell Boulevard to Franklin Street is expected to continue until early next week

  • Crews are focused on remaining mainline sewer construction and replacing lateral sewer pipe connections to homes and businesses.

As soon as Wednesday, August 3, manhole construction will delay traffic on SE Milwaukie Avenue at SE Franklin Street for up to five days

  • During construction hours from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, crews will maintain one northbound lane and one southbound lane shared by motorists and bicycles.
  • Work is expected to take about four or five working days, but delays should be expected during work hours each day until repairs are complete.
  • All lanes will re-open to traffic after construction hours.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE UPDATES

Below is the estimated construction schedule for the next two weeks. Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change due to a variety of factors, including conditions underground, weather, traffic impacts, subcontractor schedules and availability of materials.

Week of July 25

  • SE 11th Avenue (Powell to Franklin) – manhole, mainline, and sewer lateral construction
  • SE Franklin Street (SE 11th to Milwaukie) – mainline sewer construction
  • SE Milwaukie Boulevard (at Franklin) – manhole sewer construction
  • Green street planter construction – all locations

Week of August 1

  • SE Franklin Street (SE 11th to Milwaukie) – mainline sewer construction
  • SE Milwaukie Boulevard (at Franklin) – manhole sewer construction
  • Green street planter construction – all locations

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Visit www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/LowerPowell or contact Matt Gough at 503-823-5352 or matthew.gough@portlandoregon.gov.

Please let us know if you have comments or concerns about business operations, medical issues or deliveries and we will be glad to work with you.

Sincerely,

Matt

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Matt Gough

Community Outreach and Information

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000

Portland, Oregon 97204

Phone: 503-823-5352 l Cell Phone: 503-823-6622

Email: Matthew.Gough@portlandoregon.gov

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

Matt Gough

Community Outreach

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000

Portland, Oregon 97204

Phone: 503-823-5352 l Cell Phone: 503-823-6622

Email: Matthew.Gough@portlandoregon.gov

Working for clean rivers

The Bureau of Environmental Services works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration. Learn more at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes.

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

 

SE Hawthorne-Salmon Area Green Street and Sewer Project: July 25, 2016

Environmental Services continues construction on the SE Hawthorne-Salmon Area Green Street and Sewer Project. The project includes installing 23 green street planters, planting 100 street trees, and repairing or replacing over 10,000 feet of public sewer pipe. These improvements will extend the service life of our sewer system and protect public health, property and the environment by reducing the possibility of sewage releases into streets, homes and businesses.

SE Hawthorne-Salmon Area Green Street and Sewer Project: July 25, 2016

Environmental Services continues construction on the SE Hawthorne-Salmon Area Green Street and Sewer Project. The project includes installing 23 green street planters, planting 100 street trees, and repairing or replacing over 10,000 feet of public sewer pipe. These improvements will extend the service life of our sewer system and protect public health, property and the environment by reducing the possibility of sewage releases into streets, homes and businesses.

DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE

Trench paving and spot paving is scheduled to occur in several locations throughout the project this week

  • Tentative locations include SE 41st Avenue (Clay to Hawthorne), SE 45th Avenue (just north of Hawthorne Blvd), SE 47th Ave (Salmon to Yamhill)
  • Paving may be postponed and rescheduled on short notice to take advantage of subcontractor availability.

Starting as soon as this Thursday, July 28, sewer construction will delay traffic on SE 49th Avenue for four to five weeks

  • SE 49th Avenue will be reduced to a single lane of travel with flaggers directing northbound and southbound traffic past the work zone.
  • Motorists and bicyclists should expect significant delays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Crews will be upsizing approximately 560 feet of mainline sewer pipe between SE Madison and SE Yamhill.
  • Crews will also be constructing manholes, stormwater inlets, and public sewer laterals to connect homes to the new mainline.

SEWER CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

Below is the estimated construction schedule for the next two weeks. Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change due to a variety of factors, including conditions underground, weather, traffic impacts, subcontractor schedules and availability of materials. To view a map of progress go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/537009.

The rest of this week

  • SE Madison (49th to 50th) – manhole, mainline and lateral sewer construction
  • SE Yamhill (47th to 49th) – manhole, mainline and lateral sewer construction
  • SE 41st (at Main) – green street planter construction
  • SE 46th (at Main) – green street planter construction
  • SE Salmon (41st to 44th) – green street planter construction
  • Trench paving and spot paving in multiple locations

Week of August 1

  • SE 49th (Salmon to Madison) – manhole, mainline and lateral sewer construction
  • SE 41st (at Main) – green street planter construction
  • SE 46th (at Main) – green street planter construction
  • SE Salmon (41st to 44th) – green street planter construction

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Construction hours will be 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The contractor may also schedule work during the same hours on Saturdays.
  • Construction creates noise, vibration and dust and disrupts normal neighborhood activity.
  • The contractor will maintain local access, but construction may impact normal use of your driveway or entrance to your business.
  • You should expect traffic delays in and near the work area. Please observe traffic control signs and follow the directions of flaggers.
  • On‐street parking will be restricted in and near the work zones to create a safe work environment and to stage equipment and materials.
  • Some equipment and materials may be stored on your street or nearby streets overnight.
  • There may be periods of inactivity between construction phases due to a variety of factors including weather, subcontractor schedules, and availability of materials.
  • A city inspector will be on-site during work hours and may be able to assist you with an immediate need during construction.
  • Sewer, water, and other utilities will remain in service during construction.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/sehawthorne or contact Matt Gough. For more information on the Tabor to the River program, go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/tabortoriver.

Please let us know if you have questions or concerns such as business operations, disability issues or medical or business deliveries. We appreciate your communication and want to hear from you.

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please unsubscribe by sending me an email.

Thank you!

Matt Gough

Community Outreach

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000

Portland, Oregon 97204

Phone: 503-823-5352 l Cell Phone: 503-823-6622

Email: Matthew.Gough@portlandoregon.gov

Working for clean rivers

Over one-third of Portland's 2,500 miles of sewer pipes are more than 80 years old. Portland combines sewer improvements that replace or repair Portland’s aging sewer pipes with green streets, ecoroofs, trees and other green infrastructure to increase sewer system efficiency, and protect water quality, public health, and the environment. Green infrastructure keeps stormwater out of the sewer system, filters pollutants, provides habitat and increases neighborhood green space for healthier watersheds. Learn more at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes.

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

Piedmont Sewer Repair Project Update: July 27, 2016

Construction hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Piedmont Sewer Repair Project Update: July 27, 2016

DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE

Trench paving and spot paving is scheduled to occur in several locations throughout the project area August 1 through August 10

  • Go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/584947 to view a map of locations. Paving may be postponed and rescheduled on short notice to take advantage of subcontractor availability.
  • You may also see crews working on miscellaneous outstanding items throughout the project area such as manhole repairs, curb restoration, and cleaning.

Next week crews are scheduled to repair public sewer lateral pipes on N Buffalo Street (Albina to Commercial) and N Commercial (Morgan to Dekum).

  • This work involves two steps. Crews will first install a cleanout at the location of each lateral connection to be repaired. Then crews will repair the public lateral pipe using the cured in place pipe lining (CIPP) method. There will be a period of inactivity between each step.
  • Go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/pipelining to view photos and learn more about CIPP lining.

Open trench construction continues on N Kerby Avenue (Buffalo to Bryant), N Morgan Street (Kerby to Borthwick) and N Borthwick (Morgan to Bryant)

  • After completing this work, crews will begin sewer construction on N Holland Street between N Albina and N Commercial avenues.
  • Go www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/opentrench to learn more about open trench construction and to view photos.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

Construction hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Below is the estimated construction schedule for the next two weeks. Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change due to a variety of factors, including conditions underground, weather, traffic impacts, subcontractor schedules and availability of materials. To view a project map go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/550313.

The rest of this week

  • N Morgan Street (Kerby to Borthwick) – manhole, mainline, and lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Kerby Avenue (Buffalo to Bryant) – manhole, mainline, and lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Buffalo Street (Albina to Commercial) – later sewer repairs

The week of August 1

  • N Morgan Street (Kerby to Borthwick) – manhole, mainline, and lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Kerby Avenue (Buffalo to Bryant) – manhole, mainline, and lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Borthwick Avenue (Morgan to Bryant) ) – manhole, mainline, and lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Commercial Street (Morgan to Dekum) – later sewer repairs
  • Trench and spot paving in multiple locations

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Construction hours will be 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The contractor may also schedule work during the same hours on Saturdays.
  • Construction creates noise, vibration and dust and disrupts normal neighborhood activity.
  • The contractor will maintain local access, but construction may impact normal use of your driveway or entrance to your business.
  • You should expect traffic delays in and near the work area. Please observe traffic control signs and follow the directions of flaggers.
  • On‐street parking will be restricted in and near the work zones to create a safe work environment and to stage equipment and materials.
  • Some equipment and materials may be stored on your street or nearby streets overnight.
  • There may be periods of inactivity between construction phases due to a variety of factors including weather, subcontractor schedules, and availability of materials.
  • A city inspector will be on-site during work hours and may be able to assist you with an immediate need during construction.
  • Sewer, water, and other utilities will remain in service during construction.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/piedmont or contact Matt Gough.

Thank you for your cooperation during this project. Please let us know if you have questions or concerns such as business operations, disability issues or medical or business deliveries. We appreciate your communication and want to hear from you.

Sincerely,

Matt

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please unsubscribe by sending me an email. Thank you!

Matt Gough

Community Outreach

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000

Portland, Oregon 97204

Phone: 503-823-5352 l Cell Phone: 503-823-6622

Email: Matthew.Gough@portlandoregon.gov

Working for clean rivers

Over one-third of Portland’s 2,500 miles of sewer pipes are more than 80 years old. Projects to replace or repair aging sewers are important for protecting water quality, public health and the environment. Learn more at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes.

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

Powell Sewer Repair Project Construction Update: July 26, 2016

Construction is continuing on Environmental Services’ SE Powell Sewer Repair Project

Powell Sewer Repair Project Construction Update: July 26, 2016

Construction is continuing on Environmental Services’ SE Powell Sewer Repair Project (http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/powell).

DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE

There will be construction phases at each location; video inspection, saw-cutting, spot repairs, manhole replacement, pipe installation, lateral connection from each building to the curb, stormwater inlet replacement, temporary paving, final trench paving and restoration.

There will be periods of inactivity during these phases.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

The maps posted at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/powell show the anticipated construction schedule through July and a three week look ahead through August 14. Work in each area will take a few weeks to complete and there will be periods of inactivity between construction phases.

Areas on the map, marked in gray, are currently not on the schedule or are not completed. The link to the construction schedule maps will also be regularly updated with photos of the construction.

The construction schedules are subject to change due to underground conditions, weather, traffic impacts, subcontractor schedules and availability of materials.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

With questions or comments, please contact Joe Annettat 503-823-2934.

Thank you,

Joe Annett

Community Outreach and Information

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000

Portland, Oregon 97204

Working for clean rivers

The Bureau of Environmental Services works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration. Learn more at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes.

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