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Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Repair Project Update: September 29, 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: September 29, 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

Crews will be working Saturday, October 1, to repair a section of mainline sewer pipe underneath SE Powell Boulevard from SE Brooklyn Street south toward SE 11th Avenue

  • This work is part of a two-week effort to repair a bend in the mainline pipe that was identified during quality control inspections.
  • Some construction activities will periodically close access to SE 11th Avenue from Powell Boulevard to non-local traffic. Local access for residents and those conducting business on SE 11th Avenue between SE Powell Boulevard and SE Franklin Street will be maintained.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE UPDATES

  • Below is the estimated construction schedule for this week and 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 and remaining work go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/article/542384.

The rest of this week

  • SE 8th Avenue (Taggart to Woodward) – manhole construction
  • SE 11th Avenue (Powell to Brooklyn) – mainline sewer repair
  • Green street planter construction – all locations

Week of October 3

  • SE 8th Avenue (Taggart to Woodward) – manhole construction
  • SE 9th Avenue (Taggart to Woodward) – manhole construction
  • SE 11th Avenue (Powell to Brooklyn) – mainline sewer repair
  • Green street planter construction – all locations

Week of October 10

  • SE 11th Avenue (Powell to Brooklyn) – mainline sewer repair
  • SE 11th Avenue (Franklin to Powell) – tentative street restoration
  • 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

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

Piedmont Sewer Repair Project Update: September 29, 2016

Environmental Services continues construction on the Piedmont Sewer Repair Project. This work will help protect the public and the environment by reducing the possibility of costly breaks, leaks, blockages and sewage releases to homes, businesses and streets.

Piedmont Sewer Repair Project Update: September 29, 2016

Environmental Services continues construction on the Piedmont Sewer Repair Project. This work will help protect the public and the environment by reducing the possibility of costly breaks, leaks, blockages and sewage releases to homes, businesses and streets.

DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE

Major construction efforts are expected to be complete by the end of October

  • As sewer construction approaches completion, you will see crews in multiple locations working on miscellaneous outstanding items (punch list items) such as spot paving, additional manhole repairs, and cleaning.
  • You may see crews working during November if additional punch list items are identified during quality control inspections.

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 week of October 3

  • N Haight Avenue (Dekum to Rosa Parks) – manhole, mainline, and lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Buffalo Street (Albina to Commercial) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Commercial Avenue (Bryant to Dekum) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Lombard Street (Kerby to Vancouver) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Kerby Avenue (Buffalo to Bryant) – concrete street restoration
  • Manhole Repairs – multiple locations

The week of October 10

  • N Haight Avenue (Bryant to Rosa Parks) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Commercial Avenue (Bryant to Dekum) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Lombard Street (Kerby to Vancouver) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • N Mississippi Avenue (Lombard to Stafford) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • Manhole Repairs – multiple locations

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

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: September 29, 2016

Crews will continue to work on Saturdays to complete some phases of green street construction in multiple locations

SE Hawthorne-Salmon Area Green Street and Sewer Project: September 29, 2016

DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE

Crews will continue to work on Saturdays to complete some phases of green street construction in multiple locations

  • Saturday, October 1, crews will be working on green planters located on SE Yamhill near SE 48th Avenue and on SE Taylor Street near SE 49th Avenue.
  • Saturday, October 8, crews will be working on a green street planter located on the east side of near SE Taylor Street.

Concrete street restoration is expected to close SE Madison Street between SE 49th and 50th avenues through the weekend

  • Concrete used to restore the road was poured on Wednesday, September 26, and will take up to seven days to cure.

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.

Week of October 3

  • SE 47th Avenue (Taylor to Yamhill) – trench paving
  • SE Yamhill Street (47th to 49th) – trench paving
  • SE 49th Avenue (Salmon to Madison) – trench paving
  • SE 49th Avenue (Taylor to Yamhill) – trench paving
  • Green street planter construction – multiple locations throughout the project area

Week of October 10

  • Green street planter construction – multiple locations throughout the project area

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

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update

Environmental Services will begin construction this fall on a project to repair or replace over 17,000 feet (over 3 miles) of public sewer pipes in the Humboldt neighborhood. This work will also include repairing or adding over 2,000 feet of service laterals that connect houses and businesses from the curb to the public sewer in the street. Most of the sewer pipes are more than 85 years old and are deteriorating due to age.

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 28, 2016

Construction Coming Soon

Environmental Services will begin construction this fall on a project to repair or replace over 17,000 feet (over 3 miles) of public sewer pipes in the Humboldt neighborhood. This work will also include repairing or adding over 2,000 feet of service laterals that connect houses and businesses from the curb to the public sewer in the street. Most of the sewer pipes are more than 85 years old and are deteriorating due to age. The project will protect the public and the environment by reducing the possibility of sewage releases to homes, businesses and streets.

A project map is available on the webpage at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/humboldt.

SCHEDULE

Construction is scheduled to begin in November and take about a year to complete.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

Over the next several months, crews will be locating utilities, surveying, inspecting sewer pipes and manholes, tree trimming, installing erosion controls, and mobilizing equipment and materials. These activities occur over time, rather than all at once.

For more information about these activities, click here.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Visit the project web page at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/humboldt.

During construction, we will be sending regular email updates to keep you posted about the schedule, construction activities, possible traffic detours and delays, parking restrictions and other impacts. To be added to the project's email update list, email Rhetta Drennan with "Humboldt" in the subject line. To receive project traffic alerts by text, include your mobile phone number and the name of your carrier in the body of the email. Major mobile networks are capable of this, but message and data rates may apply.

If you have any questions or concerns, such as business operations, disability issues or medical or business deliveries, contact Rhetta at 503-823-6006.

Thank you for your cooperation during this important sewer repair project.

Rhetta Drennan

Community Outreach
City of Portland Environmental Services
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm. 1000, Portland, OR 97204-1912
Phone: 503-823-6006
Email: Rhetta.Drennan@portlandoregon.gov
Web page: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes

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