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. SGF Yields notifies the public of Crosswalk Yield Check location for week of June 14

    The City’s SGF Yields pedestrian safety program will conduct a Crosswalk Yield Check this week at Grant Avenue and Calhoun Street in the Grant Beach Neighborhood. Read on...
  2. Fremont Avenue directly south of Cherry Street to close Tuesday and Wednesday

    Fremont Avenue directly south of Cherry Street will close from 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 15 until 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 16. Read on...
  3. Traffic calming improvement project at Cherry and Pickwick to begin June 14

    The eastbound lane of Cherry Street will close between Pickwick Avenue and Weller Avenue beginning 7 a.m., Monday, June 14 for the start of construction on the Cherry and Pickwick Intersection and Traffic Calming Project. Read on...
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2020 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2020_cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation