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

2017 Annual Report

Public Works AR 2017_COVER
  1. Intersection of Seminole Street and Nettleton Avenue to close for one month beginning Aug. 15

    The intersection of Seminole Street and Nettleton Avenue will close for approximately one month beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 for a stormwater drainage project. Read on...
  2. Jefferson Avenue to close between Powell Street and Arrowhead Street Aug. 9-14

    Jefferson Avenue will close between Powell Street and Arrowhead Street beginning 7 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9 through 5 p.m. Aug. 14 for street replacement work. Read on...
  3. 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 morning of Thursday, Aug. 9 through Saturday, Aug. 11 in downtown Springfield due to the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. Read on...
View All

Helpful Links:

Ozarks Transportation Organization


Greene County, MO


City Utilities


Missouri Department of Transportation