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. HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION UPDATE

    UPDATE: ONLY TRASH collected on holidays Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. Portland Parking Alert: Street Maintenance Signs Back in Effect Oct 1

    Reminder from the City’s Parking Division and Department of Public Works that effective October 1, the Street Maintenance signs on streets will be back in effect. These restrictions are in effect from October 1 through May 31. Read on...
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