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. Lone Pine Avenue to close between Seminole Street and Broadmoor Street Jan. 19-21

    Lone Pine Avenue to close between Seminole Street and Broadmoor Street Jan. 19-21. Read on...
  2. Driver compliance study indicates improvement at new flashing beacon crosswalk locations

    Drivers are paying attention, reports initial compliance studies conducted at the City’s three recently-installed flashing beacon crosswalks. Read on...
  3. Barnes Avenue to close between Turner Street and Kearney Street January 5-6

    Barnes Avenue will close between Turner Street and Kearney Street beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5 through 7 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6 for street repairs. Read on...
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2018 Annual Report

Public Works Annual Report 2018 Cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization

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Greene County, MO

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City Utilities

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Missouri Department of Transportation

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