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. Sculpture takes wintertime tumble Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.

    Watch the seasonal rotation of the Tumbler in Park Central Square at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18. Read on...
  2. Grant Avenue Bridge to close between Catalpa Street and Meadowmere Street Dec. 18 and 19

    Public Works street operations division to close Grant Avenue Bridge over Fassnight Creek between Catalpa Street and Meadowmere Street beginning 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18 and Wednesday, Dec. 19 for bridge maintenance. Read on...
  3. Bennett Street bridge to close between South Avenue and Jefferson Avenue Dec. 11-12

    Public Works streets division will close the Bennett Street bridge between South Avenue and Jefferson Avenue on Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Wednesday, Dec. 12 beginning at 8:30 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. each day for bridge maintenance work. Read on...
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2017 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2017_COVER

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation