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. C-Street public parking lot at Robberson Avenue and Pacific Street to close Aug. 15 for improvements

    The public parking lot located at Robberson Avenue and Pacific Street in the Commercial Street Historic District will close beginning Monday, Aug. 15 for the construction of improvements. Read on...
  2. Cardinal Street to close at Boulder Avenue Aug. 1 - 15 for sewer main installation

    Cardinal Street will close for roughly two weeks at S. Boulder Avenue beginning Monday, Aug. 1 for the installation of a new sewer main across the roadway. Read on...
  3. Westbound lane of Division Street to close between National and Glenstone avenues beginning July 27

    The westbound lane of Division Street will close to traffic between National and Glenstone avenues beginning Wednesday, July 27 as part of the Division Street Reconstruction project. Read on...
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2021 Annual Report

2021 PW AR Cover

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