236 projects found

Irving Park Stormwater Project

Sewer and Stormwater
Nature patch work was completed in February 2021. Rain garden and green street planter design is in progress and will continue through summer 2022. Construction of the rain gardens and green street planters is currently scheduled to begin February 2023.
Environmental Services and Portland Parks & Recreation are collaborating on a project to build nature patches and rain gardens to manage stormwater in Irving Park. The project will help prevent nearby flooding, sewer basement backups, and sewage overflows into the Willamette River during storms.

Lair Hill Neighborhood Traffic Access Management Project

Engineering And Design
Implementation Test Winter 2019 to Summer 2020
This nine-month pilot project reduced cut-through traffic in the Lair Hill area south of downtown, keeping regional car traffic heading east on the Ross Island Bridge on safer routes. The project limited through-traffic on narrow residential streets from Dec. 16, 2019 through Sept. 1, 2020.

Force Avenue Pump Station Project

Sewer and Stormwater
Design continues. Construction of the new pump station is anticipated to begin in March of 2024 and take up to a year and a half to complete.
Environmental Services is designing a project to remodel the 48-year-old Force Avenue Pump Station in North Portland. Increased pumping capacity will accommodate growth and future demands on the sewer system. Improved reliability, access, and safety will protect public health and the environment.

Downtown Urgent Sewer Repairs Project

Sewer and Stormwater
Environmental Services has completed construction for this project.
Environmental Services has completed construction of urgent repairs to 3,600 feet of 140-year-old public sewer pipes in downtown Portland that were in very poor condition. At a high risk of collapsing, the pipes required repairs to protect buildings and streets from sewage releases and flooding.