Goose Hollow Sewer Repair Project

Sewer and Stormwater
The Goose Hollow Sewer Repair Project repaired or replaced aging sewer pipes in the Goose Hollow and Southwest Hills Residential League neighborhoods. This project protected the public and the environment by reducing the possibility of sewage releases to homes, businesses, and streets.
Construction began in November 2020 and was completed in the summer of 2022.
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Project Area

The project is generally bounded by W Burnside Street to the north, SW Talbot Terrace to the south, Hwy 26 to the west, and I-405 to the south.  See the map for work locations. 

Map of the Goose Hollow Project area with work locations marked
Goose Hollow Sewer Repair Project Map

What's Happening Now

Work has been completed on the Goose Hollow Sewer Repair Project.

Project Background

This project is part of the city’s program to maintain and upgrade the public sewer system. In the early 1900s, when Portland was growing rapidly, the city built hundreds of miles of sewers. Since most sewer pipes have a lifespan of about 100 years, Portland is now facing an urgent need to modernize our aging system.   

Environmental Services has launched a large-scale effort to repair or replace the highest priority pipes throughout the city. Your neighborhood will experience a temporary disruption but will benefit from the improved infrastructure.  

The city is replacing aging and deteriorating sewer pipes with modern materials. These materials are more resistant to blockages than the materials used 80 to 100 years ago. The updates will provide a safe, efficient, and reliable sewer system for your neighborhood and the city. 

Projects Nearby

Lower Northwest Sewer and Stormwater Project, Downtown-Old Town Sewer Repair Program

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