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. Benton Avenue to close between Tampa Street and Trafficway Street Oct. 21-25 for bridge repairs

    Benton Avenue will close between Tampa Street and Trafficway Street beginning 5 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21 through 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25 for repair work on the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge. Read on...
  2. Six-week closure of Commercial Street between Division Street and Locust Street to begin Oct. 21

    Commercial Street will close for approximately six weeks between Division Street and Locust Street beginning Monday, Oct. 21 for construction of intersection improvements. Read on...
  3. Downtown College Station Car Park waterproofing maintenance begins Oct. 14

    Expect periodic reduction in available parking stalls in the downtown College Station Car Park beginning Monday, Oct. 14 as City contractors begin general waterproofing maintenance to the parking deck. Read on...
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2018 Annual Report

Public Works Annual Report 2018 Cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation