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MTO PMBP Update Notice for January 2017

February 8, 2017

The changes to the MTO Project Management Best Practices (PMBP) website for January 2017 are now avilable. Consultants can obtain the website address from their MTO Project Manager. Click here to read.


MTO Two-Year Alternative Delivery List

January 3, 2017
Click here to download the list.
 

MTO PMBP Update Notice for December 2016

January 3, 2017

The changes to the MTO Project Management Best Practice website for December 2016 are in the table below. Consultants can obtain the website address from their MTO Project Manager.

New Reference Documents Added

Policy Memos - HSB Provincial Engineering Memorandum

o    HSBM DCSO 2016-15 December 15, 2016 Steel Beam Terminal - Implementation of Mash System and Cancellation of
      Eccentric Loader Terminal Tender Item
o    HSBM DCSO 2016-16 December 15, 2016 Crash-Cushion Attenuating Terminal System - Cancellation of Tender Item and
      Standards
o    HSBM Director's Office 2016-10 December 13, 2016 Utility Cost Sharing
o    HSBM Director's Office 2016-11 December 15, 2016 Implementation Process for the Design-Build Screening Tool
o    HSBM Director's Office 2016-12 December 19, 2016 Rockfall Hazard Management Policy

Removed Reference Documents

Structural(Bridge Office Design Bulletins cancelled and content included in publications as appropriate.)

o    Clarification of What is Considered a Lifeline, Emergency or Other Bridges for Seismic Design
·           Traffic
o    Portable Temporary Traffic Signals Policy 2008
 

MTO PMBP Update Notice

December 1, 2016
Please note that consultants can obtain the website address from their MTO Project Manager.
 

New reference documents have been added on the website.

Policy Memos - HSB Provincial Engineering Memorandum
    *HSBM Traffic Office 2016-01 November 30, 2016 Portable Temporary Traffic Signals
 

These are the udpated documents on the website.

Updated the narrative on the Home page
Updated the narrative on the Introduction page
Updated the narrative on the Knowledge Areas and Roles page
 

MTO PMBP Update Notice

November 8, 2016
Please be advised of the following changes to the MTO Project Management Best Practice website. Consultants can obtain the website address from their MTO Project Manager.
 
New reference documents have been added on the website.
Environmental
Water Taking Exemptions and Environmental Activity Sector Registry (EASR) Regulation Interpretive Bulletin 2016
 
Policy Memos - HSB Provincial Engineering Memorandum
HSBM DCSO 2016-12 October 14, 2016 Cable Guide Rail - Implementation of High Tension Three Cable Guide Rail and Terminal
HSBM DCSO 2016-13 October 28, 2016 Implementation of the Ministry Updated IDF Curves Online Application Version 3
HSBM DCSO 2016-14 October 28, 2016 Implementation of the Ministry’s Climate Change Consideration in the Design of Highway Drainage Infrastructure

MTO Staffing Announcements

September 15, 2016

Gerry Chaput, P. Eng., Assistant Deputy Minister, will take a new role of Vice President of Rapid Transit at Metrolinx, effective October 3rd, 2016.

Linda McAusland has agreed to take on the role of Assistant Deputy Minister of Provincial Highways Management (PHM) Division on an interim basis while the Ministry of Transportation develops a longer-term recruitment strategy. 
 

2016-2020 Southern Highways Program and the Northern Highways Program

The Ministory of Transportation posted the 2016-2020 Southern Highways Program and the Northern Highways Program on its website.

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MTO Alternative Contract Delivery List 2016/2017 through 2017/2018

This list contains anticipated timing Q1/Q2 or Q3/Q4 to the 2016/17 DB and CMGC projects.Please click here to download the document.

2016-2017 MTO Engineering Project Final List- All Regions

The Ministry of Transportation has put information together to form a one-year outlook of the engineering services assignments that they currently have planned across Ontario for CEO member firms.The MTO Project List contains a listing of about 199 planned consulting assignments, sorted by geographic region, representing MTO’s current outlook of engineering consultant opportunities for the 2016/17 fiscal year. The list of MTO assignments will help CEO member firms with resource planning and forecasting. 

Click here to download the document.


Update Notice for the MTO Project Management Best Practices site

Click here to see the changes to the PMBP website.

Changes to the Website

Date

Description

May 2015

New Reference Documents Added
Policy Memos - HSB Provincial Engineering Memorandum
HSBM Director's Office 2016-07 April 28, 2016 Utility Relocation Initiatives
HSBM Director's Office 2016-07 Attachment Memorandum of Utility Initiatives No.1

 


MTO Construction Program Details Available

Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has made available its construction program for the coming year. Speaking recently at the Ontario Road Builders’ Association conference, officials highlighted the Ministry’s overall AFP and traditional investment expansion and rehabilitation budgets; they also provided a contract management update. 
 
Furthermore, presentations highlighting work to be undertaken in each of MTO’s five regional offices have been published.  Officials also spoke to the Ministry’s new Dispute Resolution Provision.  All of these presentations are available below.