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. Cherry Street to close between Fremont Avenue and Pickwick Avenue Jan. 28 for utility work

    City Utilities will close Cherry Street between Fremont Avenue and Pickwick Avenue beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 for utility work. Read on...
  2. Downtown apartment building construction to impact traffic, parking near 505 E. St. Louis

    Construction of an apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis will require various traffic and parking impacts in downtown Springfield beginning Monday, Jan. 27 and lasting for the duration of the project. Read on...
  3. Utility work along Walnut Street downtown to affect on-street parking stalls

    A utility company will install fiber optic cables downtown along Walnut Street between Market Avenue and Jefferson Avenue beginning Monday, Jan. 13 and lasting for two weeks. Read on...
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2018 Annual Report

Public Works Annual Report 2018 Cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation