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.
Designs, builds, and maintains city streets and sidewalks, and stormwater system
Maintains public right-of-way and Hazelwood Cemetery
The City is celebrating National Public Works Week May 15-21 by releasing its 2021 Public Works Annual Report and with various events aimed at highlighting Public Works and Environmental Services professionals, infrastructure and vital services. Read on...
In anticipation of roadway resurfacing later this month, City crews will begin replacing and repairing sewer manhole covers along National Avenue Thursday, May 12. Motorists should expect delays along National Avenue for the next several weeks. Read on...
The City of Springfield will host a Construction Kickoff Ceremony for the Grant Avenue Parkway at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 19 at Parkview High School near the intersection of Grant Avenue and Chrisman Road. Read on...