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News & Information:

To Access the OPS Organization's Website go to URL: http://www.ops.on.ca/

Ontario Ministry of Transportation forms referenced in the Ontario Provincial Standards are available through the MTO RAQS website at URL: http://www.raqs.mto.gov.on.ca/

For further information about document versions currently implemented for use by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) see the document found below under "Attachments".

Recent Changes to the Technical Publications Website

Please note that this website is currently undergoing changes in order to meet new requirements for website accessibility standards required as of January 1, 2016 as mandated under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

The initial changes have resulted in a temporary reduction to the functionality of the website however MTO’s Information Technology group are actively working on improvements which are expected to be in place shortly. In the interim we apologize for any inconvenience while we work to implement these important changes to improve the accessibility of the website and its content for all users.

Instructions for Navigating New Features of the Website

To Narrow Your Search

  • Scroll down this page and select a Volume link (e.g. Volume 1). All Volume 1 records will be displayed.
  • To further narrow your search to a specific Division (e.g. Division 7). Select Volume 1 in the "Category Filter", then select "7 - Traffic Safety" from the Sub Category Filter", then click on the “Search” button to activate your selections. All Volume 1 Division 7 records will be displayed.

To Retrieve a Specific Record
  • From within any volume you may perform a search for a specific record (e.g. OPSD 805.030). Enter 805.030 in the "Simple Search" field then click on the “Search” button and OPSD 805.030 will be displayed in the list of records on screen.

April 2016 Publication

The Ontario Provincial Standards for Roads and Public Works (OPS) organization has completed the April 2016 publication cycle. A number of standards have been revised and are now available. All of the standards in the OPS library are available to download or print for free directly from this website or you can order hard-copy and CD versions at a price from ServiceOntario Publications.

The Next Scheduled Publication Date is November 30, 2016

NEW - Printable Update Packages & Complete OPS Volumes

Available below, are downloadable and printable copies of the April 2016 Update Packages and the Complete OPS Volumes.

The April 30, 2016 Update Packages found below contain the new information published for Volumes 1, 3, 5 & 7.

The Complete OPS Volumes found below are now up to date with all information from the April 230, 2016 update packages.

All the files are formatted for printing double sided.


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Paper clip that represents an attachment Accessing and Obtaining Ontario Provincial Standards (April 30, 2016).pdf
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