Public Works Department

Mission Statement

Public Works provides the community with engineering services, transportation and stormwater systems, facilities and grounds, and support services for other City functions. 

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.

  1. Eastbound passing lane of Battlefield Rd to close for one week at Lone Pine Avenue beginning Dec. 12

    The eastbound passing lane of Battlefield Road will close at the intersection of Lone Pine Avenue beginning 9 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 12 through roughly Dec. 18 for concrete panel replacement associated with the Battlefield Corridor Improvement Project. Read on...
  2. Newly widened Republic Road now open to traffic east of Campbell Avenue

    All lanes are now open on the newly widened portion of Republic Road just east of the Campbell Avenue intersection as construction of the Republic Road Widening Project continues to progress west. Read on...
  3. Grant Avenue to close to one-way southbound traffic only between Sunshine and University Dec. 4

    Grant Avenue will close to one-way southbound traffic only between Sunshine and University streets beginning Monday, Dec. 4 for construction related to the Grant Avenue Parkway corridor improvement project. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation