To provide and maintain a safe and efficient transportation system in all matters within provincial jurisdiction and to monitor and advise on all matters of federal jurisdiction

To survey, identify property requirements, design and prepare tender documents for grading, paving, municipal and structures projects for the Department's construction program. To provide technical expertise to the department relating to highway, structure and municipal design and geotechnical and hydrotechnical engineering in order to ensure delivery of the program. To provide document support for the property acquisition process. To administer and provide technical support to the Department's technical research program.

The Arterial Highway Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the planning, design, land acquisition, and construction activities for the provincial arterial highway programs and the federal-provincial cost-shared highway agreements. The Coordinator facilitates communication and scheduling for the Branches and outside agencies that are involved with these construction programs.

To manage and coordinate the work of professional engineers and other technical support staff in preparing safe and cost-effective designs and the related tender documents for new highway construction, highway or intersection upgrades, and paving (new and recap). To assist the Director of Design in preparation and management of the pre-engineering budget; preparation and updating of the multi-year capital budget; investigating and responding to inquiries from the public, MLA's, other branches or agencies.

Responsible for the collection and analysis of highway data, the planning of new highways, the management of accesses, the approval of new subdivision streets and the preparation and maintenance of maps and databases for the highway network.

To develop, implement and manage the annual program for capital work on designated highways in municipalities.

To design and prepare tender documents for bridge structures and to support bridge and highway design through provision of structural, hydraulic and environmental services. In meeting these objectives the branch mandates safe, quality, cost effective designs in line with current departmental initiatives.

To inspect and maintain the structural integrity of bridges on provincially designated highways in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
To inspect, operate and maintain ferries operating within the provincial transportation system in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
To operate and maintain the buildings and grounds under the care and control of the Department of Transportation in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

To provide the expertise and support necessary for the effective implementation and use of information technology in the Design Branch and to prepare final drawings for grading and paving contracts.

To plan, coordinate and document technical transportation research work, evaluate bridge and highway products and materials and provide engineering expertise relative to the Department's direct involvement in the United States and Canadian Strategic Highway Research Programs (SHRP and C-SHRP). To provide a continuous review and assessment of technical literature and developments in transportation research and technology, and ensuring the effective transfer of technology throughout the Department.

The function of the Central Laboratory is to provide services in the testing of materials, asphalt and concrete mix designs, and the engineering evaluation of new processes and construction materials.

The materials group performs soils investigations and geotechnical analysis of bridge and highway projects, and, maintains inventories of quarry and aggregate sources throughout the province.

To ensure that grading, paving and structures contracts and projects for the construction and reconstruction of provincial highways and bridges are completed in accordance with the issued plans and specifications, applying construction methods according to current engineering practices. In meeting this objective, the Branch provides engineering, financial, managerial and administrative support services for the provincial highway and structures capital program, develops quality control standards and ensures their uniform application.

The Structures unit is responsible for the management of the Bridge Construction Program as well as inspection services for concrete bridge components and drainage structures.

The Site Manager system is a computer application that is used to track construction related data. The system is used by field personnel to track on site information such as the contractor's activities and materials tests. The system is also used by construction office staff to track construction contract administrative information and to generate contractor payment documents.

The Construction Management System(SiteManager)is a computer application used to track construction related data.
Contractor¿s activities, Contract Administration and Material Tests are the major areas tracked in the application.

The Grading unit is responsible for managing the Grading Program, which covers the construction of new highways, reconstruction of existing highways, replacement of large culverts on roads not being reconstructed, and calcium chloride stabilization of gravel roads.

This unit oversees the asphalt concrete resurfacing on a province wide basis, strengthening of existing highways and paving new sections of highway. The chipseal crews complete the surface treatment on the rural road system.

Responsible for compensation negotiations for properties acquired for highway purposes. The section is also responsible for conveyances of various interests in DOT property to the public and to other government jurisdictions.

The Property Management Branch of the Buildings Group is responsible for the acquisition, disposal, leasing, management and marketing of government-owned land, including promotion of surplus government properties on the Internet.

To manage, coordinate and direct the engineering, land surveying and technical staff in carrying out preliminary and detailed field surveys to provide the necessary data for design of all highway and structure construction and reconstruction projects, as well as the legal surveying, abstracting and legal plan preparation and the expropriation process, on a province wide basis, for lands necessary for all highway and structure construction and reconstruction projects.

The Buildings Group is responsible for the construction and maintenance of provincial government buildings throughout the province, and leased premises, as well as the acquisition and sale of government property.

The Design and Construction division provides planning, design and contract administration services for all government departments supporting school, hospital and miscellaneous building projects. A multi-discipline professional and technical staff supported by private architectural and engineering firms provides and coordinates this service. The division also manages various other government projects, such as jointly funded federal-provincial projects.

Buildings Group System/Administration - provides financial support, budget monitoring, expenditure processing and reporting and other financial/general administration activities for projects managed by the Design and Construction Division and technical support and administration of the Buildings Group Information System.

The Design Services Branch plans, designs and tenders capital improvement projects and advises client departments on building-related issues such as site and building assessments and evaluations, accessibility, building product evaluations and troubleshooting. The branch maintains strategic internal expertise but utilizes private sector firms to provide most of the services.

Capital Improvement Contract - maintains budget, scheduling and tender information on capital improvement projects, including tender information, addenda and recommendations of awards.

Architecture - provides expertise to government departments on building design issues, including feasibility studies, planning, design, building evaluations, building assessments, accessibility reviews, interior design and estimates of building cost

Roofing - maintains the roof inspection program for government buildings and provides expertise to government departments and consultants on roofing design and roofing performance.

Specifications - provides technical support to the buildings group on the evaluation of building products, project design and development and provides expertise on the National Master Specification and Instructions to Bidders.

The Construction Services branch is responsible for contract administration, quality control and coordination of inspection activities on all projects undertaken by the Design and Construction division. The Construction Services branch maintains five regional offices in Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Edmundston and Bathurst.

Regional offices - provide contract administration, quality control and co ordination of inspection services in the region for capital projects managed by the Design and Construction Branch.

Provides contract administration, quality control and co ordination of inspection services in the Bathurst region for capital projects managed by the Design and Construction Branch.

Provides contract administration, quality control and co ordination of inspection services in the Edmundston region for capital projects managed by the Design and Construction Branch.

Provides contract administration, quality control and co ordination of inspection services in the Fredericton region for capital projects managed by the Design and Construction Branch.

Provides contract administration, quality control and co ordination of inspection services in the Moncton region for capital projects managed by the Design and Construction Branch.

Provides contract administration, quality control and co ordination of inspection services in the
Saint John region for capital projects managed by the Design and Construction Branch.

The Planning and Project Development Branch manages the planning, design and tendering of new major capital construction projects and selected major improvements projects. Project Development is also involved in the management of public-private partnership projects.

The Facilities Management Division is responsible for the operation of provincially-owned buildings, the negotiation and administration of leases, risk management and building maintenance inspection. It also provides technical support services to other departments, schools and hospitals in the province.

Provides technical and operational support for the operation and maintenance of government owned buildings, hospitals and schools.

Administers and manages the government owned and leased space portfolio under the responsibility of the Department of Supply and Services.

To allocate office space and to manage the inventory of space assigned to the various government departments located throughout the Province.

Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and to provide accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.


Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and provides accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.

Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and provides accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.

Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and provides accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.

Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and provides accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.

Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and provides accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.


Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and provides accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.

Operates and maintains provincial government owned buildings and provides accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.


To operate and maintain provincial government owned buildings and to provide accommodations related support services to government departments occupying space in owned and leased buildings.


To inspect and maintain the structural integrity of bridges on provincially designated highways in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
To inspect, operate and maintain ferries operating within the provincial transportation system in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
To operate and maintain the buildings and grounds under the care and control of the Department of Transportation in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

Commissionaires oversee the security of government buildings.

Commissionaires oversee the security of government buildings.


Commissionaires oversee the security of government buildings.

Commissionaires oversee the security of government buildings.

Commissionaires oversee the security of government buildings.

Commissionaires oversee the security of government buildings.

Provides financial administrative and clerical support to all work units operating within the Facilities Management Division.

To provide leadership and a corporate focus for the effective and efficient management and support of financial, administrative, human resource and information technology services within the Department, as well as provide fleet management services for the New Brunswick Government.

To provide effective budgeting, accounting, financial reporting and consulting services; administer the tendering process in support of the department's capital budget; provide general office and administrative support services; safeguard essential departmental records and library materials and provide efficient document retrieval; and administer, investigate and resolve all personal and real property claims involving the department.

To administer and resolve all personal and real property damage claims and to assist with litigations. To represent the department in Small Claims Court, as required, or attend with Justice at a higher court.

To administer the capital projects tendering process in accordance with the Crown Construction Contracts Act and related regulations. To prepare and administer the execution of contracts. To provide guidance to the department on purchasing issues under the Public Purchasing Act and to provide direction on the preparation of RFP's.

To provide accounting services to the Department in accordance with accepted accounting principals and to ensure adherence to both the Government's and Department's related policies, procedures and guidelines.

To lead the department in achieving its business objectives through sound people management practices and a safe and healthy work environment.

To provide expert advice and support to departmental managers, and employees in the areas of staffing, classification/compensation, employment equity for women, disabled persons, natives and visible minorities which includes job creation, and student programs. This unit is also responsible for general support to management and employees in the areas of discipline, employee relations, conflict management and performance management.

To represent departmental interests through labour negotiations for the establishment of working conditions conducive to departmental achievements of objectives; to maximize fair and harmonious relations within the department and with collective bargaining groups; to design and monitor the implementation of conflict and attendance management programs.

To provide leadership and guidance in support of a learning environment which enables employees to prepare themselves for current and future service.

To support Departmental clients in achieving their business objectives by providing the appropriate information technology tools.

The Applications Support Section maintains a wide variety of microcomputer, minicomputer and mainframe applications for the department. These activities are managed within the context of the clients support requirements and business activities. Applications may vary from a single user application to a workgroup, to a department wide application.

This Section is responsible to design, operate and support the department's data, create a departmental data model/data dictionary. The Section also is responsible to establish policies and guidelines for the effective and efficient use of data in the department. This section works closely with the other sections of the branch and department providing expertise in the area of Data Administration and Database Administration.

The Geographic Information Systems Unit researches, trains, and provides the necessary support for the acquisition, development and implementation of the specialized engineering applications and software required by the department (Computer Aided Drafting, Roadway Analysis and Design, Automated Mapping, etc.). The unit co-ordinates all engineering users in the department, provides expert advice for the use of engineering applications and liaisons with other Transportation agencies in order to share information.

Records and Information Management are responsile for defining and managing the processes used by the Department to support the effective filing and retrieval of all data, including paper and electronic files

To provide fleet management and vehicle maintenance services to Government, on an economical basis and in accordance with established standards, to enable clients to deliver quality services to the public.

In consultation with stakeholders, including provincial and federal governments and the transportation industry, develop transportation policies and implement development plans in support of New Brunswick's goals.

To improve departmental effectiveness, operational efficiencies and support the department and government on strategic issues.

The mission of the Transportation Policy Branch is to develop, recommend and implement transportation policies in areas of provincial jurisdiction in support of New Brunswick's economic and social development goals and to promote, develop and administer programs in support of transportation safety and efficiency. The Branch also monitors and advises on transportation matters of federal jurisdiction. In order to fulfil its mission, the Transportation Policy Branch consults, researches, analyzes and compiles information and prepares recommendations regarding transportation policy options for all modes of transportation.

To provide for the construction and maintenance of all designated highways, structures and ferries; to operate and maintain a radio communication system, departmental buildings and grounds; to provide traffic engineering services; and to provide repair services for the government vehicle fleet.

To provide technical and engineering expertise in traffic engineering, in environment matters and in the administration of the provincial highways, bridges, ferries, buildings and dump maintenance programs. This includes the establishment of standards, the monitoring of work performance and ensuring maximum value of the provincial maintenance budget. The branch also provides provincial wireless communication services.

To provide technical support to Operational Staff in their efforts to provide winter and summer highway maintenance in an efficient, cost effective and environmentally responsible manner.

To provide technical support to Operational Staff in their efforts to provide winter and summer highway maintenance in an efficient, cost effective and environmentally responsible manner.

To provide safe, reliable, cost effective Communications, Technical Support and Consultation to all government departments and agencies of the province and the RCMP.

Traffic Engineering and Operations responsibilities include completion of highway signing and lighting designs, installation and maintenance of provincially operated highway lighting and extruded signs, maintenance of highway striping, management of the province’s commercial highway signing programs, and management of the provincial sign shop and supply depot.

To develop and manage highway safety programs, maintain and analyze collision data, complete site investigations and to monitor the effectiveness of highway signage. Traffic engineering completes designs for highway signing and lighting.

To develop and manage highway safety programs, maintain and analyze collision data, complete site investigations and to monitor the effectiveness of highway signage. Traffic engineering completes designs for highway signing and lighting.

To develop and manage highway safety programs, maintain and analyze collision data, complete site investigations and to monitor the effectiveness of highway signage. Traffic engineering completes designs for highway signing and lighting.

To develop and manage highway safety programs, maintain and analyze collision data, complete site investigations and to monitor the effectiveness of highway signage. Traffic engineering completes designs for highway signing and lighting.

To provide for the installation and maintenance of extruded signs and highway lighting. This unit manages the provincial sign shop and is also responsible for highway striping.

To provide for the installation and maintenance of extruded signs and highway lighting. This unit manages the provincial sign shop and is also responsible for highway striping.

To develop and manage highway safety programs, maintain and analyze collision data, complete site investigations and to monitor the effectiveness of highway signage. Traffic engineering completes designs for highway signing and lighting.

To develop and manage highway safety programs, maintain and analyze collision data, complete site investigations and to monitor the effectiveness of highway signage. Traffic engineering completes designs for highway signing and lighting.

To inspect and maintain the structural integrity of bridges on provincially designated highways in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
To inspect, operate and maintain ferries operating within the provincial transportation system in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
To operate and maintain the buildings and grounds under the care and control of the Department of Transportation in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.