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. Sections of Talmage Street and Franklin Avenue to close at various times July 26-28

    Talmage Street, from Kansas Expressway to Fort Avenue, and Franklin Avenue, from Talmage Street to Della Street, will close at various times beginning Wednesday, July 26 through Friday, July 28 for Public Works contractors to complete street resurfacing. Read on...
  2. Republic Road to close overnight between Parkcrest Avenue and Fairview Avenue July 24

    Republic Road will close overnight between Parkcrest Avenue and Fairview Avenue beginning 7 p.m. Monday, July 24 through 6 a.m. Tuesday, July 25 for stormwater improvements. Read on...
  3. Junction Street to close west of Farm Road 123 July 26-28

    4400 West Junction Street will close west of Farm Road 123 July 26 - 28 for the replacement of the Railroad approach at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF Railway) crossing. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation