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Clinton Green Street and Sewer Construction Update: November 24, 2014

As part of the Tabor to the River Program, Environmental Services continues construction on the Clinton Green Street and Sewer Project. This project will replace 3,800 feet of sewer pipe installed over 100 years ago, construct 24 green street planters and add two blocks of pervious paving. These improvements will protect public health, property and the environment, and reduce the possibility of sewage releases into streets, homes and businesses.

Clinton Green Street and Sewer Construction Update: November 24, 2014

As part of the Tabor to the River Program, Environmental Services continues construction on the Clinton Green Street and Sewer Project. This project will replace 3,800 feet of sewer pipe installed over 100 years ago, construct 24 green street planters and add two blocks of pervious paving. These improvements will protect public health, property and the environment, and reduce the possibility of sewage releases into streets, homes and businesses.

A project map is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/clinton and Tabor to the River Program information is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/tabortoriver.

DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE

Trench paving of SE 34th Avenue (SE Clinton to Division) and SE Clinton Street (SE 33rd Place to 35th Avenue) is scheduled for early December

  • Public sewer pipe and manhole construction is near completion in this area. Trench paving and construction of two green street planters and corner improvement at SE Clinton and 34th Street remain.
  • Trench paving is scheduled for early December, but wet weather may delay work resulting in a period of inactivity.
  • The detour around the work zone will remain in place as needed. Please help us maintain a safe construction zone by using an alternative route if you can, slowing down near work zones, following flagger directions, and observing all traffic control signage.

Public sewer construction on SE Ivon Street (SE 38th to Cesar Chavez Boulevard) is scheduled for early December

  • Crews are scheduled to begin open trench sewer construction the first week of December on SE Ivon Street between SE 38th Avenue and Cesar Chavez Boulevard. This phase is expected to take about three weeks.
  • The contractor will maintain local access, but on-street parking will be restricted as needed. Residents may experience delays exiting and entering their driveways during construction hours.

Please help us reduce illegal dumping by reporting incidents to Metro at 503-234-3000

  • Illegal dumping of garbage and unwanted household items has recently become an issue in the work zone. This can cause unnecessary delays in the project, as well as increased costs to take these items to the landfill.
  • Metro’s RID Patrol (Regional Illegal Dumping) investigates reports of illegal dumping. They can be reached by calling 503-234-3000 and asking for illegal dumping enforcement.

Pervious (porous) paving on SE Ivon remains on hold

  • Pervious paving on SE Ivon Street between 20th and 21st avenues and between 21st and 22nd avenues is postponed until further notice.
  • Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE:

Below is the estimated construction schedule for this week and next week. 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. Crews will not be working November 27th and 28th.

Week of November 24

  • SE Clinton (SE 33rd Place to 35th Avenue) – Main public sewer pipe, manhole, and lateral construction
  • SE 34th Avenue (at SE Clinton) – Construction of two green street planters and corner improvement with ADA ramps
  • Miscellaneous finish work throughout the project area
  • Note: Crews will not be working November 27th and 28th

Week of December 1

  • SE Ivon Street (SE 38th to Cesar Chavez Boulevard) – Main public sewer pipe, manhole, and lateral construction
  • SE 34th Avenue (SE Clinton to Division) – Removal of temporary asphalt and final trench paving
  • SE Clinton (SE 33rd Place to 35th Avenue) – Removal of temporary asphalt and final trench paving
  • SE 34th Avenue (at SE Clinton) – Construction of two green street planters and corner improvement with ADA ramps
  • Miscellaneous finish work throughout the project area

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Construction creates noise, vibration and dust and disrupts normal neighborhood activity.
  • 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.
  • Please stay clear of all construction activities and keep children, pets and vehicles out of construction areas.
  • Traffic control signs are in place. The contractor maintains local access, but you should expect delays.
  • On-street parking in or near the work area may be limited. Please observe the no-parking (or “no parking”?) signs.
  • Equipment and materials may be stored on nearby streets overnight.
  • There may be periods of inactivity between construction phases.
  • A city inspector is on-site during work hours and may be able to assist you with construction concerns. Inspectors wear a hard hat and City of Portland safety vest.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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

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.

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

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Project Construction Update: November 24, 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.

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Project Construction Update: November 24, 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.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

Below is the estimated construction schedule for the next couple of 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 November 24 (NO WORK ON 11/27 AND 11/28 FOR THANKSGIVING)

  • SE Reedway Street (at SE 41st) – Continue pipe burst, connect or install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE 28th Avenue (between SE Martins and Woodstock) – Continue open cut and connect or install manholes.

Week of December 1

  • SE 40th Avenue (at SE Reedway Street) – Open cut and install manhole, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE Reedway Street (SE 41st to 43rd avenues) – Continue pipe burst, connect or install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE 28th Avenue (between SE Martins and Woodstock) – Continue open cut and connect or install manholes.
  • SE 40th (at SE Harold Street) – Open cut and install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.

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.

A project map is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/eastmorelandwoodstock.

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and potentially Saturdays.
  • Construction will create noise, vibration and dust and will disrupt normal neighborhood activity.
  • Traffic control signs will be set up. The contractor maintains local access, but you should expect delays.
  • On-street parking in or near the work area is prohibited during construction hours. Please plan to move your vehicle each day by 7:00 a.m.
  • Equipment and materials are stored on nearby streets overnight.
  • There will be periods of inactivity between construction phases.
  • A city inspector is 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 and keep children and pets clear of all construction activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Learn more about this project at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/eastmorelandwoodstock.

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.

Debbie Caselton

Community Outreach

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000, Portland, Oregon 97204

Phone: 503-823-2831

Email: Debbie.Caselton@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.

Grant funds available for community projects, pre-applications due February 6

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is accepting pre-applications for stewardship grants. The deadline to submit pre-applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 6, 2015. A grant review committee will then invite selected applicants to submit full applications in April.

News Release

November 18, 2014

For immediate release

For more information contact Linc Mann, 503-823-5328

Grant funds available for community projects, pre-applications due February 6

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is accepting pre-applications for stewardship grants. The deadline to submit pre-applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 6, 2015. A grant review committee will then invite selected applicants to submit full applications in April.

CWSP provides stewardship grants of up to $10,000 for projects that help Portlanders make improvements in their neighborhoods and communities, while improving watershed health. Projects funded by CWSP grants include youth leadership and job skills programs; replacing pavement with native plants; adding plants and trees to neighborhoods; and cleaning up and restoring parks, playgrounds and streams.

CWSP has scheduled three grant-writing workshops to answer questions and provide help writing applications:

Saturday, December 6, 2014

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue

Tuesday January 6, 2014

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Holgate Library, 7905 SE Holgate Boulevard

Saturday January 17, 2014

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

St. Johns Library, 7510 N Charleston Ave

For help developing project ideas and putting together an application, contact CWSP Coordinator Rosa Lehman at rosa.lehman@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-7917 or go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/CWSP.

CWSP encourages applications for projects that involve the leadership and meaningful participation of people of color, immigrants, elders, youth, those with disabilities, low-income residents, and other under-represented groups.

CWSP is a partnership between Environmental Services and Portland State University. Since it began in 1995, CWSP has granted more than $1 million for watershed projects and helped organize more than 40,000 volunteers to work on community projects.

The Bureau of Environmental Services provides city residents with programs to protect water quality and public health, including wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration.

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Linc Mann
Public Information Officer
Environmental Services
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000
Portland OR 97204
phone: 503-823-5328
cell: 503-823-8872
fax: 503-823-5228
Linc.Mann@portlandoregon.gov

www.portlandoregon.gov/bes

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.

 

Winter paving to close lanes on NE 28th Avenue from NE Glisan Street to NE Broadway through Dec. 1st

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures on NE 28th Avenue from NE Glisan Street to NE Broadway from Tuesday, November 18 through Monday, December 1st, 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. each weekday. This project may also include some weekend work.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Diane Dulken 503-823-5552

diane.dulken@portlandoregon.gov

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Twitter @PBOTinfo

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Winter paving to close lanes on NE 28th Avenue

from NE Glisan Street to NE Broadway through Dec. 1st

(November 17, 2014) – The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures on NE 28th Avenue from NE Glisan Street to NE Broadway from Tuesday, November 18 through Monday, December 1st, 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. each weekday. This project may also include some weekend work.

The lane closures will allow crews to grind 1.39 lane miles of pavement in preparation for paving at a later date.

PBOT street improvement crews work through the winter, adjusting tasks based on weather conditions. During the winter season, PBOT street improvement crews can grind down old asphalt and prepare street surfaces for paving even in cold and rainy conditions. They will return to the street to complete paving when dry conditions prevail.

Streets with ground down surfaces are open for travel. Lane closures are only in effect during project hours.

During the project, access will be maintained for businesses and residents. The public is advised to expect delays while repairs are being made. We ask the public to travel cautiously, observe all lane closures and directions by flaggers, and use alternate routes if possible.

This work is weather-dependent and the schedule may change.

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Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Project Construction Update: November 14, 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.

Eastmoreland-Woodstock Sewer Repair Project Construction Update: November 14, 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 schedule changed significantly since the last notice due to various unforeseen circumstances, including weather and utility coordination.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

Below is the estimated construction schedule for the next couple of 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 November 17

  • SE 41st Avenue (at SE Carlton) – Open cut, connect or install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE Carlton Street (at SE 41st) – Pipe burst, connect or install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE Reedway Street (at SE 41st) – Start pipe burst, connect or install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE 28th Avenue (between SE Martins and Woodstock) – Open cut and connect or install manholes.

Week of November 24 (NO WORK ON 11/27 AND 11/28 FOR THANKSGIVING)

  • SE Reedway Street (at SE 41st) – Continue pipe burst, connect or install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.
  • SE 28th Avenue (between SE Martins and Woodstock) – Continue open cut and connect or install manholes.
  • SE 40th Avenue (at SE Reedway and north) – Open cut and connect or install manholes, install new branches to connect houses to main public sewer pipe.

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.

A project map is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/eastmorelandwoodstock.

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and potentially Saturdays.
  • Construction will create noise, vibration and dust and will disrupt normal neighborhood activity.
  • Traffic control signs will be set up. The contractor maintains local access, but you should expect delays.
  • On-street parking in or near the work area is prohibited during construction hours. Please plan to move your vehicle each day by 7:00 a.m.
  • Equipment and materials are stored on nearby streets overnight.
  • There will be periods of inactivity between construction phases.
  • A city inspector is 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 and keep children and pets clear of all construction activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Learn more about this project at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/eastmorelandwoodstock.

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.

Debbie Caselton

Community Outreach

City of Portland Environmental Services

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000, Portland, Oregon 97204

Phone: 503-823-2831

Email: Debbie.Caselton@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.