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. 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...
  2. Scenic Avenue to close at railroad crossing north of Battlefield Road Dec. 11-12

    Scenic Avenue will close at the MNA railroad crossing north of Battlefield Road beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. Read on...
  3. Grand Street Bridge to open temporarily to traffic

    The Grand Street Bridge and roadway between Kansas Expressway and Park Avenue will temporarily reopen to traffic beginning 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3. 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