Services, Guides, and Information
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Adopt a storm drain
Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews work to keep city drains clear and prevent flooding. With over 58,000 drains in the city, we can’t get to them all. “Adopt” a storm drain near you and help keep them clear of debris. Tips on clearing drains and information about stormwater runoff.
GET HOME SAFE: Severe Weather Travel Tips
In severe weather, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews work 24/7 to clear hazards from the right-of-way, including downed trees, landslides, and keeping snow and ice routes clear after winter storms. Here are tips for taking transit, walking, biking, or driving in severe weather.
Landslides, Flooding, and Sandbags
Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) crews work 24/7 to clear hazards from the right-of-way and respond to flooding and landslide emergencies. How to prevent landslides, what do do in the event of one, how to report, and where to find sandbags if flooding is expected.
Winter Weather Basics and FAQ
Residents, property owners and our business community are an essential part of helping the city rebound quickly after a storm. Emergency resources, winter weather basics for residents and businesses, and how the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) prepares for and responds to winter weather.
Winter Weather Center
Interactive map from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) showing snow and ice routes, salt routes, traffic cameras and real-time weather, road closure, and plow information. Elements may not be accessible to screen readers. Call 3-1-1 during regular business hours to speak with staff.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) responds to road hazards day or night. In the event of severe weather, PBOT will list winter weather-related road closures and chain advisories here, if there are any. Report road hazards to PBOT Maintenance emergency dispatch 24/7 at 503-823-1700.