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Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Repari Project Update: July 8, 2016

Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Repair Project Update: July 8, 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 have started upsizing sewer pipe on SE 11th Avenue from Powell Boulevard to Franklin Street using open trench construction

 

Green street planter construction throughout the project area is expected to continue through July

 

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 11

  • SE Brooklyn Street      (Milwaukie 140 feet west toward SE 10th) – mainline sewer construction
  • SE 11th Avenue (Powell      to Franklin)– manhole, mainline, and sewer lateral construction
  • Green street planter      construction – all locations

 

Week of July 18

  • SE 11th Avenue (Powell      to Franklin)– manhole, mainline, and sewer lateral 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.

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Matt

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City of Portland Environmental Services

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Portland, Oregon 97204

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

Email: Matthew.Gough@portlandoregon.gov

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