Tendering & Contracts

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Specializes in tendering, procurement and contract services of large construction, maintenance and materials contracts as well as consulting and professional services. Establishes standard tendering and construction specifications and policies, shepherds contract negotiations and provides contract claim services to ensure the integrity, effectiveness, consistency and timely delivery of the capital, preservation and maintenance programs for Infrastructure.

Visit the links below for more information:

Revised August Advertising Schedule for the 2021 Construction Season - August 2021 (PDF, 168 KB)

Tender Information and Advertisements

Bid Results

Government Wide Contract Policies

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:

  1. General Items
    pertaining to all construction work, such as definitions, bidding requirements, legal responsibilities, claims and payments, traffic control issues
  2. Grading and Surfacing Work
  3. Bridge Work
  4. Miscellaneous
  5. 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.

Standard Documents for Goods Purchases

Bidding Procedures for Goods Purchases (January 2020) (PDF, 144 KB)

General Terms and Conditions for Goods Purchases (January 2020) (PDF, 125 KB)

Engineering and Consulting Service Providers

  • MI uses Engineering & Architectural Services Prequalification which is updated annually and tendered through MERX
  • A link to this prequalify will be provided in the future.

Engineering and Consulting Service Provider Agreements (Non - Prequalified)