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. Catalpa Street to close between Gelven Avenue and John Avenue Feb. 18-20

    Catalpa Street will close to traffic between Gelven Avenue and John Avenue Feb. 18-20 for the completion of utility relocations and the installation of stormwater improvements. Read on...
  2. CU to begin electrical work along Fremont Avenue Feb. 12 to prep for roadway improvement project

    City Utilities will begin relocating electric lines located along Fremont Avenue next week in preparation for the Battlefield Road and Fremont Avenue Intersection and Roadway Improvement Project, anticipated in 2020. Read on...
  3. LeCompte Road to close between Division Street and Springfield Underground entrance Feb. 10 - 17

    North LeCompte Road will be closed between Division Street and the Springfield Underground southeast entrance driveway beginning Feb. 10-17, for roadway maintenance. 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