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.
Designs, builds, and maintains city streets and sidewalks, and stormwater system
Maintains public right-of-way and Hazelwood Cemetery
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...
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...