Contract Services provides expert service and advice to develop standards/policies that form the framework for regional staff and other branches to work under, with respect to contract administration and the procurement of materials and services for construction, preservation, and maintenance projects throughout the province.
Visit the links below for more information:
Revised Fall Advertising Schedule for the 2017 Construction Season – February 2017 (PDF, 120 KB)
Monthly Diesel Fuel Price Index Based on Bloomberg Oil Buyers Guide - January 2017 (PDF, 23 KB)
Monthly Diesel Fuel Price Index Based on Oil Price Information Services (OPIS) - January 2017 (PDF, 14 KB)
The Department's Contracts Section is responsible for publishing "Standard Construction Specifications".
"Standard Construction Specifications" is divided into 4 main areas of interest as follows:
- General Items
pertaining to all construction work, such as definitions, bidding requirements, legal responsibilities, claims & payments, traffic control issues, etc.
- Grading and Surfacing Work
- Bridge Work
- Bond Forms
"Work Zone Traffic Control Manual" is intended to provide minimum standards for the protection of road users and workers during temporary works relating to highway maintenance and construction, including utility and other operations. This manual provides a single source for traffic control standards for use on Manitoba's highways.
Please note: the stand-alone document entitled "Work Zone Traffic Control Manual" is an integral part of the Department's construction specifications book and forms part of the Specifications for Traffic Control. These specifications are intended to cover general construction procedures widely used for work in highway and bridge construction. Any deviations from these contents will be incorporated in the "Special Provisions" of the tender documents.
Engineering and Consulting Service Provider Agreements
- Consulting (Non-Engineering) Service Provider Agreement for Fee Based Contracts (Word, 50 KB)
- Consulting (Non-Engineering) Service Provider Agreement for Lump Sum Based Contracts (Word, 47 KB)
- Engineering Service Provider Agreement for Fee Based Contracts (Word, 48 KB)
- Engineering Service Provider Agreement for Lump Sum Based Contracts (Word, 46 KB)