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. Sidewalk Reconstruction Project on High Street

    Monday, October 26, 2020 (weather permitting), Public Works Department will begin a sidewalk reconstruction project on the east side of High Street. The project will take place near the intersection of York Street to the intersection with Danforth St. Read on...
  2. HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION UPDATE

    UPDATE: ONLY TRASH collected on holidays Read on...
  3. West Commercial Street Storm Drain Improvements Project

    The Portland Department of Public Works would like to inform you regarding an upcoming storm drain project on West Commercial Street in Portland. Read on...
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