Public Works Department

Mission Statement
Public Works constructs and maintains the infrastructure of the City to satisfy community needs by providing engineering services, a safe transportation system, effective stormwater management, and public buildings and grounds.

Responsibilities & Services
The Department of Public Works is an accredited agency by the American Public Works Association. Public Works is responsible for street design, construction, and maintenance. It has also partnered with the Missouri Department of Transportation to implement a cooperative computerized traffic signal system to improve Springfield's street capacity.

Community Services
  • Designs, builds, and maintains city streets and sidewalks, and stormwater system
  • Maintains public right-of-way and Hazelwood Cemetery
  1. North Campbell Avenue to close from Chestnut Expressway to Nichols Street Feb. 23

    North Campbell Avenue will close between Chestnut Expressway and Nichols Street Feb. 23 for roadway repairs. Read on...
  2. Public Works to host Feb. 13 open house to share details of Grand Street Bridge Project

    Residents are invited to learn about the upcoming Grand Street Bridge Project at an informational open house 5 - 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 at Fire Station #8 in Springfield. Read on...
  3. College Street to close between New Avenue and 9th Avenue for two months beginning Feb. 8

    College Street will close to through traffic between New Avenue and 9th Avenue for approximately two months beginning Wednesday, Feb. 8 for work related to the Route 66 Streetscape and Broadway Plaza Project. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation