Public Works Department

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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

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  1. Kimbrough Avenue to close at Elm Street June 25-26

    City Utilities will close Kimbrough Avenue at Elm Street beginning 7 a.m. June 25 through June 26 to install a new gas and water main connection. Read on...
  2. Northbound National Avenue lane closure at Bennett Street extended through June 23

    A closure of the outside northbound lane of National Avenue at Bennett Street will continue through noon on Friday, June 23. Read on...
  3. Northbound lane of National Avenue to close between Linwood Street and Bennett Street June 19-21

    The outside, northbound lane of National Avenue will be closed to traffic between Linwood Street and Bennett Street beginning 9 a.m. June 19 through June 21 for stormwater improvements. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation