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
On average, only 25 percent of Springfield drivers yield to pedestrians at crosswalks, according to a recent driver compliance assessment completed through the City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program. Read on...
Various road and lane closures should be expected downtown on McDaniel Street between South Avenue and Robberson Avenue and on Robberson Avenue between Walnut Street and McDaniel Street beginning 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17. Read on...