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. Reverse-angle parking pilot on Commercial Street to begin July 9

    The City of Springfield Department of Public Works, in partnership with the Commercial Street community, will introduce reverse-angle parking to C-Street as an eight-week pilot beginning Saturday, July 9. Read on...
  2. Central Street between Clay Avenue and Hampton Avenue to close beginning July 5

    Central Street between Clay Avenue and Hampton Avenue will close for up to 45 days beginning Tuesday, July 5 for continuing work on the Central and Pythian Corridor Improvement Project located near the OTC campus. Read on...
  3. Mt. Vernon Street from Orchard Crest Avenue to Suburban Avenue to close July 5

    Mt. Vernon Street between Orchard Crest Avenue and Suburban Avenue will close for four months beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5 as crews continue construction on the Mt. Vernon Street Widening Project. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation