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. Expect delays along Battlefield Road between Stewart Avenue and Luster Avenue Nov. 13 - 26

    Various lanes along Battlefield Road will close between Stewart Avenue and Luster Avenue beginning 7 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13 through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 (weather permitting) for the replacement of sections of concrete pavement. Read on...
  2. Irving Avenue to close to through traffic between Locust Street and Division Street Nov. 5

    Irving Avenue will close to through traffic between Locust Street and Division Street Nov. 5 for sewer maintenance. Read on...
  3. 4200 W. Junction Street to close Nov. 6-7 for railroad crossing maintenance

    4200 W. Junction Street in northwest Springfield will close from Meteor Avenue to Farm Road 123 beginning 7 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6 through 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7 for railroad crossing maintenance. 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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