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. New right-turn lane design to be piloted at Battlefield and Campbell

    Public Works will test out the safety benefits of a new right-turn lane design with a pilot study at the intersection of Battlefield Road and Campbell Avenue beginning Tuesday, July 26. Read on...
  2. Commercial Street to close between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue July 15

    Commercial Street will close between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue on July 15 for pavement removal. Read on...
  3. Lane shift on Commercial Street between Benton Avenue and Washingon Avenue begins July 11

    Eastbound lane shift on Commercial Street between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue begins Monday, July 11. Read on...
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