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. Grant Avenue to close south of Walnut Street intersection overnight April 19

    Grant Avenue will close south of the Walnut Street intersection overnight Thursday, April 19 beginning at 8 p.m. through 6 a.m. Friday morning. Read on...
  2. Cherry Street to close between Weller Avenue and Fairview Avenue April 18

    City Utilities will close Cherry Street between Weller Avenue and Fairview Avenue beginning 7 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 to conduct water utility work. Read on...
  3. Nichols Street to close between Eldon Avenue and Junction Avenue April 16-20

    Nichols Street will close to through traffic between Eldon Avenue and Junction Avenue beginning 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 16 through Friday, April 20. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation