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. Cairo Street to close between Glenstone Avenue and Kentwood Avenue Oct. 17-23

    Cairo Street will close to through traffic between Glenstone Avenue and Kentwood Avenue beginning 7 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17 through 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23 for concrete pavement repair work. Read on...
  2. Division Street to close at BNSF railroad crossing west of Kansas Expressway Oct. 21-29

    Division Street will close at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing west of Kansas Expressway beginning 7 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 21 through Monday, Oct. 29 (weather permitting). Read on...
  3. Northbound lane closure on Fort between Sunshine and University Thursday, Oct. 11

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2017 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2017_COVER

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation