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. Central Street reopened to traffic between Benton and Clay Avenues

    Central Street has reopened to through traffic between Benton and Clay avenues as construction on the Central Street Corridor Phase II project nears completion. Read on...
  2. Historic City Hall to be lighted green in observance of National Injury Prevention Day

    Historic City Hall will be illuminated with green lights in observance of National Injury Prevention Day on Thursday, Nov. 18. Read on...
  3. City contractor to conduct roadway resurfacing in Rountree Neighborhood Area beginning November 10

    The City of Springfield expects to conduct roadway resurfacing in the Rountree Neighborhood area beginning 7 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10 through Friday, Nov. 12. Resurfacing work will impact driving lanes and on-street parking stalls. 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