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

2016 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2016_coverPublic Works Annual Report 2016
  1. Scenic Avenue to close at railroad crossing north of Battlefield Road Aug. 21- 27

    Scenic Avenue will close at the MNA Railroad Crossing north of Battlefield Road beginning 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21 through Sunday, August 27 for the replacement of the existing railroad crossing and roadway surfaces. Read on...
  2. Expect road closures, traffic delays downtown Thursday-Saturday during Route 66 Festival

    Motorists in downtown Springfield should expect road closures and traffic delays starting the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 10 through the weekend in downtown Springfield due to the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. Read on...
  3. Intersection of Luster Avenue and Cambridge Street to close Aug. 8-9

    Public Works will close the intersection of Luster Avenue and Cambridge Street beginning 7 a.m. August 8 through 8 a.m. August 9 (weather permitting) for pavement replacement work. Read on...
View All

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation