Design Guide for Public Improvements

The following three technical manuals outline the requirements for Public Improvements constructed in the City of Springfield, Missouri.

October 1, 2021 specification updates:

2021 updates made to the General Conditions, Design Standards and Technical Specifications manuals of the Design Guide for Public Improvements will take effect Oct. 1, 2021. These changes have been developed with input from the City's partners in the design and contracting community and generally consist of minor updates to language to provide clarity and consistency across all standards and requirements. 

All projects submitted beginning Oct. 1, 2021 must comply with the new manual changes.

Design Standards

Regulations and practices regarding Public Improvements

2021 Design Standards

General Conditions and Technical Specifications

Regulations regarding Contracts and Construction methods

2021 General Conditions and Technical Specifications

Standard Drawing Details

PDF files of adopted Standard Drawing Details.

2021 Standard Drawing Details



PREVIOUS VERSIONS

2019
(Effective through Oct. 1, 2021)

2019 Design Standards

2019 General Conditions and Technical Specifications

2019 Standard Drawing Details


2018

2018 General Conditions and Technical Specifications
(for projects submitted after March 1, 2018)


2017

2017 Design Standards

2017 Standard Drawing Details

2017 General Conditions and Technical Specifications


2015

2015 Design Standards
(for projects submitted prior to Nov. 1, 2017)

2015 Standard Drawing Details
(for projects submitted prior to Nov. 1, 2017)

2015 General Conditions and Technical Specifications
(for projects submitted prior to Nov. 1, 2017)