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. Expect delays along Fremont Avenue between Battlefield Road and Sunset Street Sept. 24-30

    Motorists should expect traffic delays along Fremont Avenue between Battlefield Road and Sunset Street beginning 7 a.m., Sept. 24 as crews conduct pavement improvements on the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and Roadway Improvement project. Read on...
  2. Expect delays on eastbound Battlefield Road at the Fremont Intersection through Sept. 18

    Eastbound traffic on Battlefield Road will be reduced to a single lane at the Fremont Avenue intersection as crews conduct roadway repairs. Read on...
  3. City seeks public comment on upcoming Galloway Trail Reconstruction Project

    The City of Springfield is asking for public input on the upcoming Galloway Trail Reconstruction Project located between Barton Street and Republic Road along Lone Pine Avenue. A public comment card is available through Monday, Sept. 14. Read on...
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2018 Annual Report

Public Works Annual Report 2018 Cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation