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. First Quarter crosswalk assessments indicate driver compliance continues to rise

    First quarter crosswalk assessments conducted through the City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program show driver compliance has risen to an average of 47% across Springfield. Read on...
  2. SGF Yields notifies the public of Crosswalk Yield Check location for week of April 5

    The City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program will conduct a Crosswalk Yield Check this week at Fort Avenue and Madison Street. Read on...
  3. Brookside Drive between Kings and Green avenues to close April 7 through fall

    Brookside Drive to close for seven months between Kings Avenue and Green Avenue beginning April 7 for stormwater and roadway construction associated with the Fassnight Creek Stormwater Improvement project at the Art Museum. 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