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.
Designs, builds, and maintains city streets and sidewalks, and stormwater system
Maintains public right-of-way and Hazelwood Cemetery
Kissick Avenue will close at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing located to the southeast of the James River Power Station beginning at 5 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, through 5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1 Read on...
City staff at the Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks are prepared for Black Friday traffic on Nov. 25 with staff on hand to monitor and respond to traffic incidents and adjust signal timings to help maintain traffic flow in Springfield. Read on...