Engineering Services Department

The Engineering Services Department has two divisions, Roads and Solid Waste Services. Engineering staff work with residents, member municipalities, surrounding municipalities, provincial and federal government agencies, conservation authorities, contractors, and many other organizations to provide safe and efficient services.

Our main office is located at the County Administration Centre at 74 Woolwich St. in Guelph, Ontario. In addition, we provide services throughout the County at eight garages, one bulking station, four transfer stations and two landfill sites.

Roads Division

The Roads Division provides a safe transportation network for people and products. Roads staff ensures road safety by operating and maintaining:

  • 37 sets of traffic signals
  • 21 four-way and single flashing beacons
  • 149 sentinel lights at rural intersections
  • 665.7 km of roadways
  • 108 bridges
  • 85 box culverts


County Engineer, Gord Ough x 2280

Operations Manager, Paul Johnson x 2230

Construction Manager,  Mark Eby x 2270 

Solid Waste Services

Solid Waste Services provides programmes for collecting, diverting or disposing of municipal solid waste and recyclables. Responsibilities include overseeing:

  • 2 active landfill sites and 4 transfer stations
  • 15 closed landfill sites
  • Curbside collection for urban areas and the rural areas of Guelph/Eramosa and Erin
  • Household Hazardous Waste recycling and disposal
  • Electronics recycling and disposal
  • Diversion opportunities for wood, metal, tires, textiles, balewrap


County Engineer, Gord Ough x 2280

Solid Waste Services Manager, Doug Konrad x 2710

Operations Superintendent, Allan Golka x 2680