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

2017 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2017_COVER
  1. Southbound lane of National Avenue closed at Latoka Street intersection for water main break repair

    The right, southbound lane of National Avenue is closed at the Latoka Street intersection for the emergency repair of a water main. Read on...
  2. Miller Avenue to close between Mount Vernon Street and Madison Street July 16 - Aug. 15

    Miller Avenue to close for one month between Mount Vernon Street and Madison Street beginning Monday, July 16 through Aug. 15. Read on...
  3. Grand Street to close just west of Delaware Avenue intersection July 9 - 12

    Grand Street will close just west of the Delaware Avenue intersection July 9 - 12 for the construction of new water and gas mains. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation