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Public Works Update

Updated: 5/12/20
Here is a summary of the work happening in Public Works. Please feel free to contact Marissa Grass, community engagement coordinator, with any questions.


Greenfield Drive Repairs Underway

Beginning May 5, the City’s contractor (Eagle-Elsner) will begin the reconstruction work on SW Greenfield Dr.  SW Greenfield Drive was damaged due to a waterline break that occurred in late November.  The contractor will be removing all damaged areas and will be replacing with new. 

What the contractor will be doing:

  • Removing damaged asphalt and sidewalk areas.
  • Placing rock to fill in voids underneath damaged areas.
  • Placing new asphalt and new sidewalk.

What can you expect:

  • Work hours will be Monday-Friday, 7AM to 4PM
  • Construction noise over the next five weeks.
  • Excavators removing damaged areas.
  • Dump trucks hauling material to and from the site.
  • Greenfield Dr. to open mid-June.

COVID-19 Message
The Public Works Department remains committed to providing essential services during COVID-19 outbreak. Although the building is closed to public, our staff are busy around the clock ensuring essential services are provided in Tigard.

We need your help

  • Please observe CDC’s minimum recommended social distancing of 6 feet from city staff at all times. When our crews are safe, everyone wins!
  • Please do not flush anything besides toilet paper. Even if you run low on toilet paper, avoid flushing wipes (even those marketed as "flushable"), paper towels or other products. They can clog pipes and cause a real pain in the drain.

Service Updates

  • Your water is safe to drink. The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking-water supplies. Lake Oswego and Tigard invested in an advanced state-of-the-art water treatment plant that uses chlorination and ozone as a combined disinfectant. Ozone is a strong oxidizer that is highly effective against bacteria and viruses, especially in combination with chlorine. Learn more about drinking water and COVID-19.
  • Parks remain open; however, all restroom facilities are locked. Please note that there is no present guidance from CDC on how best to manage parks, including recommended cleaning and disinfection for outdoor equipment to prevent transmission of the coronavirus. Observe CDC’s recommended social distancing of 6’ from other persons at all times. Use of outdoor equipment is at your own risk. 
  • All Recreation events and public meetings, including Egg Hunt and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, are cancelled until further notice.
  • In support of our business community, permits and inspections are being completed. Please visit www.tigard-or.gov/permits for more information.

To submit a Public Works Service Request:

Utility Payments

  • Our free Pay-by-Phone line and online payments options are available 24 hours a day. Please call 1-888-826-7211 or visit: tigard.merchanttransact.com to make a payment with a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit card.
  • Tigard will suspend utility shut-offs and will not charge late fees for missed payments continuing until the expiration of the emergency.

Park Reservations

Contact
Tigard Public Works
8777 SW Burnham St.
Tigard, OR 97223
503-718-2591

Hours of Operation
Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

After-Hours Emergency
To report water, stormwater, sewer, street or park emergencies outside regular business hours, contact the after-hours answering service at 503-639-1554.
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