MAILING ADDRESS: 1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204
Updated April 4, 2019
Environmental Services has finished designing a project to replace and upsize 910 feet of public sewer pipes in your neighborhood. The existing pipes, which transport both sewage and stormwater, are deteriorating due to old age and are undersized for the sewer and stormwater flows in this area. This project will reduce the risk of basement sewer backups at adjacent properties to protect water quality, public health, and the environment in the Willamette River Watershed.
Project will take place on NE Cleveland Ave between Skidmore St and Mason St, and on NE 10th Ave between Beech St and Fremont St.
Construction is starting soon. It is now anticipated to begin in late April 2019 and be completed by July 2019.
Open Trench Excavation will be used to upsize the existing sewer pipes. This method consists of excavating down to and exposing the existing pipe so that it can be repaired or replaced, then backfilling the trench. To read more about this construction method, see www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/methods.
Work Hours: From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. If necessary, work may occur the same hours on Saturday.
Traffic Delays: Expect traffic delays in and near the work area.
Driveway Access: Construction may temporarily block your driveway when crews are working in front of your property.
No Parking: Little or no on-street parking will be allowed in and near work zones, especially during work hours.
Equipment Storage: Equipment and materials may be stored on streets overnight.
Services Maintained: Sewer, water, and other utilities are expected to remain in service during construction.
Assistance: A city inspector will be on-site during work hours and may be able to assist you with an immediate need during construction.
Emergency: In case of a sewer backup or basement flooding emergency, contact City Maintenance at 503-823-1700, press 1, and give them the project number E11057. The hotline is staffed all hours and all days.
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