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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

MAILING ADDRESS: 1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Da Vinci Sewer Project

Updated May, 2018

Construction on NE Couch is Complete - Construction on NE Everett Begins Late Fall of 2018

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Environmental Services, the City’s sewer and stormwater utility, is working on a public sewer project that will abandon 720 feet of large diameter pipe built in 1902, and replace a line (approximately 200 feet of pipe) that is deteriorating due to age. The project will be constructed in two phases, first the abandonment of the 1902 line, followed by the repair and construction work. This project will help protect public health, water quality, and our environment.

Map of the Davinci Sewer Project Area

Current Activities

In January of 2018, crews completed work to abandon and decommission the old sewer line from 1908 that runs through the grounds of the Davinci Arts Middle School. This process installed a plug in one end of the line and then pumped grout in to the old line. This shored up the line and will prevent sinkholes or collapses in the future.

Currently, design work for the pipe repair in NE Everett Street is underway.  Construction work will begin in the Fall of 2018.

Contact Aaron Abrams by email or by phone at 503-823-2827. In your email and voicemail messages, please provide your property address and the project name (DaVinci).

During project design and 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. We encourage you to sign up now to be added to the project's email update list. Email Aaron.

Please let us know if you have concerns such as business operations, disability issues or medical or business deliveries.


Project Overview

Including the project description, map and schedule

Community Outreach

Check out upcoming public meetings, and current and previous communications about the project

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