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. City crosswalk assessment results in 25 percent average driver compliance

    On average, only 25 percent of Springfield drivers yield to pedestrians at crosswalks, according to a recent driver compliance assessment completed through the City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program. Read on...
  2. Expect lane closures on McDaniel Street between South Avenue and Robberson Avenue April 17

    Various road and lane closures should be expected downtown on McDaniel Street between South Avenue and Robberson Avenue and on Robberson Avenue between Walnut Street and McDaniel Street beginning 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17. Read on...
  3. Catalpa Street to close at MNA Railroad crossing west of Kansas Expressway April 22-28

    Catalpa Street to close at MNA Railroad crossing west of Kansas Expressway April 22-28 for the replacement of the existing crossing and roadway surfaces. Read on...
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2017 Annual Report

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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization

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City Utilities

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Missouri Department of Transportation

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