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. 3700 East Catalpa Street to close Aug. 11-12 for railroad track replacement

    3700 East Catalpa Street will close at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing beginning at 6 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 11 through 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 for railroad track replacement by the BNSF Railway Company. Read on...
  2. Road closures for 2022 Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

    The 10th annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival and Parade will require several road closures and traffic delays in downtown Springfield starting the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 10, and continuing until the morning of Sunday, Aug. 14. Read on...
  3. C-Street public parking lot at Robberson Avenue and Pacific Street to close Aug. 15 for improvements

    The public parking lot located at Robberson Avenue and Pacific Street in the Commercial Street Historic District will close beginning Monday, Aug. 15 for the construction of improvements. Read on...
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2021 Annual Report

2021 PW AR Cover

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation