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 at Webster Street for water main installation

    North Campbell Avenue will close at Webster Street Jan. 17-20 for the installation of a new water main. Read on...
  2. Meteor Avenue closing Jan .16 - 17 for railroad crossing repairs

    North Meteor Avenue will close at the BNSF railroad crossing Jan. 16 - 17 for the repair of the railroad crossing by the BNSF Railway Company. Read on...
  3. Section of High Street to close between Lyon Avenue and Concord Avenue Jan. 20

    Public Works will close High Street from Lyon Avenue to Concord Avenue beginning Friday, Jan. 20 for street repairs. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation