OPS

OPS Website

Ontario Provincial Standards for Roads and Public Works (OPS) manages the development and production of construction drawings, construction and material specifications to facilitate harmony and standardization in the design, tendering and construction of roads and public works accross Ontario. Established in 1984, OPS is owned jointly by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and the Municipal Engineers Association, and  of equal importance is the involvement and support of many other organizations representing contractors, consulting engineers, manufacturers, and their associations.

 

OPS-101 Course

The Municipal Engineers Association is working with Ontario Good Roads Association to develop the OPS-101 training course. The course is expected to be launched in late winter 2020. Stay tuned for updates.​
 


Request for Comments

  1. The OPS Pavement Committee is asking for comments and feedback on their upcoming 2019-2020 work plan. The Committee will be reviewing and updating the noted OPSS and OPSD in the attachment during this time period.
    CLICK HERE! to view the list of standards included in the work plan. 
    Please direct your comments to Adam Kiley - Chair of OPS Pavement Committee; Adam.Kiley@barrie.ca

     
  2. The OPS Drainage Committee is asking for comments and feedback on their upcoming 2019-2020 work plan. The Committee will be reviewing and updating the noted OPSS and OPSD in the attachment during this time period. 
    CLICK HERE! to view the list of standards included in the work plan. 
    Please direct your comments to Rick Harms - Chair of OPS Pavement Committee
    ; RHarms@thunderbay.ca

     
  3. The OPS Watermains Committee is asking for comments and feedback on their upcoming 2019-2020 work plan. The Committee will be reviewing and updating the noted OPSS and OPSD in the attachment during this time period. 
    CLICK HERE! to view the list of standards included in the work plan. 
    Please direct your comments to 
    Tim Marotta - Member of OPS Watermains Committee; tmarotta@forterie.ca
     
  4. The OPS Watermains Committee is in the process of creating a new standard(s) covering the topic of "Table of Restrained Lengths for Ductile Iron and PVC Watermain Pipe". if your municipality has local standards and/or drawings on the topic, please forward them to Paolo.Masaro@Richmondhill.ca 

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering in OPS committees, please send your resume to Amin Mneina and indicate the OPS committees that you are interested as well as your contact information. We will contact you once any of the committee's has a vacancy for MEA. Volunteering on MEA Committees qualifies for PEO PEAK hours for Continuing Knowledge.
Note: you must be an active MEA member to be considered. 

 

Current Vacancies:

Currently, there are no vacancies. If you are interested in volunteering, please indicate which committee you are interested in and attach a resume or brief bio to support your application to amin.mneina@municipalengineers.on.ca  We will place you on a waitlist and contact you when there is a vacancy for your preferred committee.