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
Pickwick Avenue will close directly north of Cherry Street beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19 through Friday, Oct. 22 for crosswalk installation associated with the Cherry and Pickwick Intersection and Traffic Calming Project. Read on...
The City, Better Block SGF, Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District and the Downtown Springfield Association want to find out if wider sidewalks, outdoor dining, landscaping and art installations could improve the visitor experience downtown. Read on...