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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 Bid Bond Required (Y/N) Agent
RFP17831

Traffic Data Services

Questions and Responses Set 1

Addendum 1

*Revised bid due date* 1/13/2017

1/4/2017
Carrie May
RFB17851

Shoulder Aggregate (3/4" Rock)

1/18/2017 N/A Rhonda Ruark
RFB17841

Construction of New Department of Transportation Maintenance Facility in Muscatine Iowa

Mandatory Pre-bid for General Contractors
Date/Time: December 5, 2016, at 11 a.m.
Location: The McAvoy Center 1403 Park Ave, Muscatine IA 52761 Rooms 101-102

Plans

Questions and Responses Set 1

Questions and Responses Set 2

Addendum 1

Questions and Responses Set 3

Questions and Responses Set 4

Addendum 2

Revised Questions and Responses Set 5

Revised Addendum 3

Addendum 4

Questions and Responses Set 6

Addendum 5

Addendum 6

Addendum 7

1/11/2017

*Revised letting date 1/18/2017 at 1 p.m.*

Y Jody McNaughton
RFB17847

Remodeling of the Ames Iowa Department of Transportation Driver's License Station

Mandatory Pre-bid for General Contractors
Date/Time: December 7, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Location: 3708 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010

Plans

Questions and Responses Set 1

Questions and Responses Set 2

Addendum 1

Questions and Responses Set 3

Addendum 2

Questions and Responses Set 4

Addendum 3

Addendum 4

Addendum 5

1/11/2017

*Revised due date 1/13/2017 at 1 p.m.*

Y Jody McNaughton
RFB17978

Ankeny Driver's License Paving Replacement and Repair at the Motor Vehicle Building

Plans

1/25/2017 Y Jody McNaughton
RFB17994

2017-2018 State of Iowa Maps

2/1/2017 N David Doolittle
RFB18115

50/50 mix building for DOT's West Union Maintenance Facility

Mandatory Pre-bid
Date/Time: Jan. 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
Location: 11562 210th St. West Union, IA 52175

Plans

2/15/2017 Y Jody McNaughton
RFB18116

Adding a Cooling System to Ankeny DOT Motor Vehicle Division's Communication Closet

Plans

2/15/2017 Y Jody McNaughton

Request for Proposal (RFP)

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

INFORMAL LISTING


Proposal No. Description Response Due Date Email Agent
RFB18067

Passage Doors and Installation in District 5

1/16/2017 Rhonda Ruark
RFB17947

Roof Removal and Replacement for Dyersville DOT Maintenance Facility Brine Bldg

1/18/2017 Jody McNaughton
RFB18180

Co-Ray-Vac Repairs needed at DOT's Dyersville Maintenance Facility

Plans

1/25/2017 Jody McNaughton
RFB18137

Fire System Monitoring, inspecting and maintenance Service for Ames DOT complex

Mandatory Pre-bid
Date/Time: Jan. 24, 2017 at 9 a.m.
Location: 800 Lincoln Way Ames IA 50010

2/1/2017 Jody McNaughton


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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