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Current solicitation schedule

The current solicitation schedule provides the list of current needs for the department. This site contains solicitations for facility improvement projects, miscellaneous large and small equipment, vehicles, information technology services and miscellaneous goods and services. Types of requests are categorized as; requests for bid (RFB), requests for proposal (RFP) or request for information (RFI).

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Request for Information
An RFI may be sought by the Department at any time for purposes of seeking industry knowledge of products or services. There are no awards or purchases made by the Iowa DOT for these types of requests.

The Iowa Administrative Code defines two types of solicitation; Formal and Informal based on thresholds of cost
  • 1. Formal
    A formal, sealed bid procedure is used for purchase of goods and/or services exceeding $50,000.00.

  • 2. Informal
    An Informal bid procedure is used for purchase of goods and/or services less than $50,000.00.

All correspondence, documents, addendums or other pertinent information will be posted below for each solicitation. Vendors will be required to visit the current solicitation schedule periodically for all updates.

Please use the furnished mailing label included in each response, or include “Iowa Department of Transportation, proposal number & response date” on the outside of the return envelope.

The list of solicitations will be refreshed at 3 p.m. each day.

Construction projects

The Iowa DOT's Purchasing Section does not provide the names of potential prime contractors prior to the response due date. Sets of plans and specifications for construction projects are now attached to the posted solicitation opportunity list. To the fullest extent possible, plan rooms will be utilized statewide for potential bidders to have the ability to print the solicitation, plans and specifications.



FORMAL LISTING

Request for Bid (RFB)

Proposal No. Description Response Due Date Proposal Guaranty Required (Y/N) Agent
RFB18684

Construction of two 60'x78' hoop buildings at the DOT's Williams maintenance facility

Plans

Addendum 1

Addendum 2

Addendum 3

Questions and responses set 1

5/3/2017

*Revised due date*
5/5/2017 at 1 p.m.

Y Jody McNaughton
RFB18767

Ethernet switches

Addendum 1

Questions and responses set 1

Questions and responses set 2

5/10/2017 N Zach Gillen
RFB18629

Rock Salt For FY2018

Addendum 1

5/10/2017 N Rhonda Ruark
RFB18837 Tile 141 Bouton 5/17/2017 N Laura Linduski
RFB18851

Construction of sanitary sewer system for new Muscatine maintenance facility

Plans

5/24/2017 Y Jody McNaughton

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Proposal No. Description Response Due Date Proposal Guaranty Required (Y/N) Email Agent

INFORMAL LISTING


Proposal No. Description Response Due Date Email Agent


REQUEST for INFORMATION (RFI)


RFI No. Description Due Date Email Agent

 

All posted requests are subject to change. It is the responsibility of each vendor to check this Web site for all addendums, questions, revisions, etc., prior to the response due date.



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