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. St. Louis Street between Kimbrough Avenue and JQH Parkway closed until 9 p.m.

    St. Louis Street between Kimbrough Avenue and John Q. Hammons Parkway is closed until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 to accommodate work by an AT&T contractor. Read on...
  2. Phelps Street to close west of Jefferson Avenue beginning Sept. 13

    Phelps Street to close west of Jefferson Avenue for up to 2 weeks beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13 to remove and replace the full depth street section. Read on...
  3. Water Street to close between Boonville Avenue and Jefferson Avenue beginning Sept. 12

    Water Street will close between Boonville Avenue and Jefferson Avenue for up to 6 weeks beginning Monday, Sept. 12 for sewer repair work. Read on...
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