MAILING ADDRESS: 1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204
Environmental Services has finished design on a project to upgrade the pump station located at 11006 SE Yamhill St in the Mill Park neighborhood. This project will replace a piece of equipment inside the pump station called a “grinder.” The grinder helps prevent clogging by shredding rags, wipes, and other solids in the sewer system in to small pieces so that sanitary sewage can be pumped to the wastewater treatment plant.
This upgrade will help protect public health and the environment by reducing potential flooding and sewage backups to homes, businesses, streets and natural areas.
Construction is anticipated to begin in late October and will take about one month to complete.
We are working closely with Floyd Light Middle School to make sure school activities are not affected.
Traffic Delays are NOT expected, but you may notice additional vehicle traffic as materials and supplies are delivered to the site.
Sewer, Water, and Other Utilities will remain in service during construction
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.
Schedule Changes and Inactivity during construction phases can occur due to a variety of factors, including conditions underground, weather, traffic impacts, subcontractor schedules and availability of materials.
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