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. Resurfacing of Sunshine Street between Kansas Expressway and Glenstone Avenue to begin Oct. 25

    City construction contractor Blevins Asphalt Construction Co. will begin the resurfacing of Sunshine Street between Kansas Expressway and Glenstone Avenue beginning Monday, Oct. 25. Read on...
  2. Pickwick Avenue to close directly north of Cherry Street Oct. 19

    Pickwick Avenue will close directly north of Cherry Street beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19 through Friday, Oct. 22 for crosswalk installation associated with the Cherry and Pickwick Intersection and Traffic Calming Project. Read on...
  3. October ‘placemaking’ demonstration on South Avenue between McDaniel and Walnut to begin Oct. 15

    The City, Better Block SGF, Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District and the Downtown Springfield Association want to find out if wider sidewalks, outdoor dining, landscaping and art installations could improve the visitor experience downtown. 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