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. Public Works prepared for impending winter season

    Public Works Street Operations division has been preparing for the impending winter season since September. Read on...
  2. Section of Barnes Avenue and Rosebrier Street closed to through traffic through Dec. 16

    A section of Barnes Avenue and Rosebriar Street is closed to through traffic for concrete repair work. The street is expected to reopen Dec. 16. Read on...
  3. Mount Vernon Street to reopen from Orchard Crest Avenue to Suburban Avenue Dec. 2

    Mount Vernon Street will reopen to traffic between Orchard Crest Avenue and Suburban Avenue beginning 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. Read on...
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Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation