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. E. Monroe Terrace to close between Glenstone Avenue and Stewart Avenue July 7

    E. Monroe Terrace will close between Glenstone Avenue and Stewart Avenue beginning 7 a .m. through 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 for emergency sewer repairs. Read on...
  2. North Partnership Boulevard to close at railroad crossing July 7-11

    North Partnership Boulevard will close at the BNSF railroad crossing beginning 2 a.m. July 7 through July 11 for roadway surface replacement. Read on...
  3. Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development to close June 29

    Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site will close beginning 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 29 for an emergency water valve repair expected to take one day. 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