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. Division Street at railroad crossing east of Kansas Expwy to close Oct. 23-31

    Division Street at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing, east of Kansas Expressway, will be closed starting at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 until Monday , Oct. 31, weather permitting. Read on...
  2. Eastbound lane of 1500 block of East Cherry to close Friday

    The eastbound lane of the 1500 block of East Cherry Street at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing will be closed 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21. Read on...
  3. Portion of St. Louis Street to close Friday and Saturday

    St. Louis Street east of Jordan Valley Car Park to west of University Plaza’s north entrance will close noon-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 for elevator restoration at Hammons Tower. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation