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Frequently Asked Questions



How can I obtain a permit to excavate on County right-of-way for utility purposes?

Contact the Right-of-Way Inspector at the Greene County Highway Department for specific details. Call 417-831-3591.

How can I obtain a permit to widen or construct a new driveway to access a County-maintained road?

Contact the Right-of-Way Inspector at the Greene County Highway Department for specific details. Call 417-831-3591.

When will a County-maintained road be paved with asphalt, receive a microseal overlay, etc.?

It depends on the specific road in question. Please contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591 for more information.

Where can I obtain a Greene County road map?

Greene County road maps can be purchased at the Greene County Highway Department office at 2065 N Clifton Ave. in Springfield.

Who can I contact for service on a road maintained by the City of Springfield or MoDOT?

Contact the City of Springfield at 417-864-1010 or MoDOT at 417-895-7600.

Who can I contact for street light repair?

Contact the utility company (City Utilities, Ozark Electric, etc.) that provides electricity in that area.

Who can I contact to clear or pick up limbs (or fallen trees) on a County-maintained road or on County right-of-way (not on private property)?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who can I contact to file a complaint about a vehicle that is parked or abandoned on a County-maintained road?

Contact the Greene County Sheriff's Office at 417-868-4040 as the Highway Department does not have the ability to look up license plates or issue citations.

Who maintains gravel roads and private drives?

It is the responsibility of property owners or residents to maintain their gravel roads and private drives.

Who maintains lettered routes (Route M, Route Z, Route J, etc.)?

MoDOT maintains all lettered routes. MoDOT also maintains all numbered highways such as Interstate 44, US Highway 60, US Highway 65, US Highway 160, State Highway 13, State Highway 266, etc. You can reach the MoDOT Southwest District Office in Springfield at 417-895-7600.

Who maintains roads and signs in gated subdivisions?

The subdivision's HOA, POA, or residents are responsible for road and sign maintenance.

Who should I contact for maintenance or repair of a curb or sidewalk on a County-maintained road or on County right-of-way?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to pick up a dead animal on a County-maintained road or on County right-of-way?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to pick up a dead animal on a road maintained by the City of Springfield or MoDOT?

Contact the City of Springfield at 417-864-1010 or MoDOT at 417-895-7600.

Who should I contact to report a blocked/clogged culvert/ditch or washed-out driveway on a County-maintained road?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to report a low-hanging branch or to request the removal of a dead tree on County right-of-way?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to report a mailbox damaged by a snow plow or mower on a County-maintained road?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to report a pothole or request the repair of a County-maintained road?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to report a sinkhole on a County-maintained road or on County right-of-way?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to report a traffic sign that needs to be repaired on County right-of-way?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to report non-working or malfunctioning school crossing flashing beacons?

Contact the City of Springfield's Signal Department at 417-864-1010.

Who should I contact to report traffic signal issues?

Call 417-864-1010 to report traffic signal issues on streets maintained by the City of Springfield.  For traffic signal issues on roads maintained by MoDOT, call 417-895-7600.

Who should I contact to report trash or graffiti on a County-maintained road or on County right-of-way?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to report water over a County-maintained road?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to request mowing on Greene County right-of-way?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to request street sweeping on a County-maintained road?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.

Who should I contact to request the plowing or pavement treating of a County-maintained road during a snow/ice event?

Contact the Greene County Highway Department at 417-831-3591.