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

2016 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2016_coverPublic Works Annual Report 2016
  1. West Avenue to close between Phelps Street and Mill Street July 24 -28

    West Avenue will close between Phelps Street and Mill Street beginning 6 a.m. Monday, July 24 through 3 p.m. July 28 for sidewalk work. Read on...
  2. Kimbrough Avenue to close at Elm Street intersection July 23-24

    A contractor for City Utilities will close Kimbrough Avenue at the Elm Street intersection beginning 6 a.m. Sunday, July 23 through 5 p.m. July 24 to install new gas and water mains. Read on...
  3. Expect overnight lane shifts at the intersection of National Avenue and Elm Street July 20

    Expect southbound lane shifts on National Avenue at the intersection of Elm Street beginning 7 p.m. Thursday, July 20 through 6 a.m. July 21 for utility work. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation