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. Lone Pine Avenue to close between Allen Place and Republic Road on Feb. 12

    Lone Pine Ave. will close between Allen Pl. and Republic Rd. beginning 7 a.m. through noon Monday, Feb. 12 for City Utilities to install a water service addition for a new development. Read on...
  2. Kimbrough Ave. closed between Cherry St. and Harrison St. for sewer repairs

    South Kimbrough Ave. is closed between Cherry St. and Harrison St. for City crews to conduct emergency repairs on a broken sewer line. The repair is expected to take approximately 24 hours. Read on...
  3. West Bennett Street to Close at the MNA Railroad Crossing Jan. 31 - Feb. 7

    2400 West Bennett Street will close at the Missouri Northern Arkansas (MNA) Railroad Crossing to West Avenue, beginning Wednesday, Jan. 31 through Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation