Public Works

Duties of the Department


The Department of Public Works helps keep the City of Portland moving each day with many areas of responsibility. We collect your garbage and recycling, clear your streets of ice and snow in the winter, help maintain the city's sewer system, build your sidewalks, manage the city's traffic lights and street signage, and the list goes on.
  1. Preble Street Playing Fields – Geotechnical Investigation

    The Department of Public Works will conduct a geotechnical investigation under the Preble Street playing fields beginning the week of September 9, 2019. Read on...
  2. Woodford Street Sewer Separation Project – NOTICE OF PAVING

    Paving within the project limits on Woodford Street (Forest Avenue to Clifton Street) is currently scheduled for Wednesday, September 4th, 2019. Read on...
  3. Portland Public Works Helps with Kick-off Ghost Fishing Gear Recycling

    Check out these news article about how the Portland Public Works Department has helped with the ghost fishing gear recycling. Read on...
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