Penridge Water Mains Replacement

Capital Improvement Project
Engineering And Design
The Portland Water Bureau is finalizing their designs for replacing the water mains (pipes) serving NW Penridge, Skyline Crest, and Greenleaf Roads. Larger water pipes will be installed to increase the flow of water to people's homes and to help put out fires.
A map of the water main replacement project along NW Skyline Crest Road and NW Penridge Rd
Spring 2016 through Winter 2023
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A map of the water main replacement project along NW Skyline Crest Road and NW Penridge Rd
Penridge Water Mains Replacement Map showing that work will take place on NW Skyline Crest Road, NW Penridge Road and NW Greenleaf Road.

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Project overview

The Portland Water Bureau continues design and planning work to replace the water mains (pipes) serving NW Penridge, Skyline Crest, and Greenleaf Roads. These mains need to be replaced with larger pipes to increase the flow of water to people's homes and for putting out fires. During this project, we'll also build connections to the new Greenleaf Pump Station.

Where

  • NW Penridge Road north of NW Skyline Boulevard
  • NW Greenleaf Road both north and south of NW Skyline Boulevard
  • NW Skyline Crest Road north of NW Skyline Boulevard

Why

Fixing aging pipes and preparing to fight fires

The pipes in this location are more than one hundred years old. Replacing them will increase the flow of water to people's homes. Increased flow will also help firefighters put out fires. New fire hydrants will improve firefighters' access to water and help the bureau continue to meet state fire codes.

What's happening now

Portland Water Bureau engineers have finalized the designs for the project. City Council has approved our request to allow contractors to bid on the project. Once bidding is complete, we will take the winning bid to City Council for approval to begin construction.  

Construction will begin in late 2022. Work will occur in phases, with periods of inactivity between phases. Crews will excavate, lay water pipe, refill the excavation, and apply temporary paving. A later crew will do the final paving. The current plan is to limit open excavations to small sections to make access easier.

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