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Sullivan Gulch Trunk Sewer Repair

Updated May 13, 2020

The City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services is continuing our work to repair and replace critical sewer and stormwater infrastructure. Environmental Services will continue to provide information and updates on construction schedules and activities during the COVID-19 emergency.

Button to sign up for email updatesCity of Portland Environmental Services—your sewer and stormwater utility—is designing a project to repair a large aging sewer pipe that is in deteriorating condition in the Lloyd neighborhood. The Sullivan Gulch Trunk Sewer Repair project intends to repair 125 linear feet of pipe with a diameter of 72 inches. This repair will help to protect the public and our environment by reducing costly breaks, leaks, blockages, and sewage releases to homes, businesses and streets.


The project area is djacent to Union Pacific Railroad building at 301 NE 2nd Avenue, below the I5 and I85 freeways.


Our contractor, Titan Utilities, is scheduled to begin work June 2020 and is anticipated to be complete by the end of October 2020.

Pre-Construction Activities

Prior to construction, you may see crews surveying, inspecting pipe and manholes to verify their conditions, marking and relocating utilities, or other preconstruction activities. For more information, go to

What to Expect During Construction

You can expect the following activities and impacts during sewer construction:

  • Safety: Please keep children, pets, and vehicles clear of all construction activities and areas.
  • Work Hours: Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and the same hours on Saturday if needed.
  • Noise, Vibration, and Dust: Construction creates noise, vibration, and dust and disrupts normal neighborhood activity.
  • Traffic Delays: Local access will be provided, but you should expect traffic delays in and near the work area and delays getting to and from your driveway.
  • Parking Restrictions: On-street parking will be restricted in and near the work zones to create a safe work environment and to stage equipment and materials.
  • Equipment Storage: Some equipment and materials may be stored on the street overnight.
  • Maintained Service: Sewer, water, and other utilities will be maintained during construction.
  • Schedule Changes and Inactivity: Construction occurs in phases, and there may be periods of inactivity between phases. Schedule is subject to change due to many factors.

Stay Informed

  • Be part of the project email updates by sending an email to with “Sullivan Gulch” in the subject line.
  • Call Stefanus Gunawan with questions or comments at 503-823-5759.