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. Central Street to close daily between Clay Avenue and Drury Lane July 26 - 30

    Central Street will close daily between Clay Avenue and Drury Lane beginning 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., July 26- 30 for utility work associated with the Central Street Corridor Phase II project. Read on...
  2. City to conduct roadway resurfacing of various street segments beginning July 23

    The City of Springfield will conduct street resurfacing of various roadway segments beginning Friday, July 23 through Aug. 6 (weather dependent). Read on...
  3. Springfield driver yielding rate at crosswalks reaches 55% in latest assessments

    More Springfield drivers are yielding to pedestrians at crosswalks than not, according to second quarter crosswalk assessments conducted through the City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program. Read on...
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2020 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2020_cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation