Public Works Department

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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. Portland Street to close from Grant Avenue to Missouri Avenue April 25 - May 1

    W. Portland Street will close from Grant Avenue to Missouri Avenue beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 25 through Monday, May 1 for concrete panel replacement work. Read on...
  2. Nichols Street to close between Eldon Avenue and Junction Street beginning April 24

    Nichols Street will close between Eldon Avenue and Junction Street beginning Monday, April 24 through Thursday, April 27 (weather permitting) for pavement maintenance work. Read on...
  3. Park Central East closure rescheduled for May 1

    A road closure on Park Central East scheduled for 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, April 24 for the installation of new cooling units at 317 Park Central East has been rescheduled for the same time frame on May 1. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation