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. Pavement resurfacing to take place in Ravenwood subdivision Sept. 6-7

    A City contractor will be conducting pavement resurfacing work in the Ravenwood subdivision beginning Thursday, Sept. 6 through Friday, Sept. 7. Read on...
  2. Grant Avenue closure between Phelps Street and Walnut Street rescheduled for Sept. 10 & 11

    Due to weather forecasts, the closure of Grant Avenue between Phelps Street and Walnut Street has been rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 9 and Monday, Sept. 10. Read on...
  3. Grant Avenue to close overnight between Phelps Street and Walnut Street Sept. 6 & 7

    Grant Avenue will close overnight between Phelps Street and Walnut Street Thursday, Sept. 6 and Friday, Sept. 7 for street improvements related to the Grant Avenue and Route 66 Streetscape project. Read on...
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2017 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2017_COVER

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation