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. Downtown parking lot to close June 19-21

    The City-owned parking lot on the west corner of Olive Street and Boonville Avenue will close for pavement milling starting at 5 a.m. Wednesday, June 19 and reopening at 5 p.m. Friday, June 21. Read on...
  2. Seminole Street to close from Clayton Avenue to Lone Pine Wednesday, June 19

    Seminole Street from Clayton Avenue to Lone Pine Avenue will be closed 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 for utility work by City Utilities. Read on...
  3. Right eastbound lane of Republic Road west of Weller Avenue to close Thursday

    AT&T will close the right eastbound lane of Republic Road just west of Weller Avenue 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13 for utility work. Access will be maintained to driveway entrances. Read on...
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2018 Annual Report

Public Works Annual Report 2018 Cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation