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.


Request for Bid (RFB)

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

Modular office furniture and installation services statewide

Addendum 1

Questions and responses set 1

3/1/2017 N Rhonda Ruark

Construction of brine buildings and containment areas for Coralville and Williamsburg DOT maintenance facilities

Plans for Coralville

Plans for Williamsburg

3/8/2017 Y Jody McNaughton

Lawn and ground service for rest areas, weigh scale, and parking only

Addendum 1

Questions and Responses Set 1

3/8/2017 N Laura Linduski

Non-hexavalent chromium conversion coated aluminum for multi-year motor vehicle license plates

3/8/2017 N Jean Gustafson

Sewer line repairs at Knoxville and Mt. Pleasant maintenance facilities

3/15/2017 N Rhonda Ruark

Pole-mounted and pedestal ITS cabinets

3/15/2017 N Zach Gillen

Construction of brine building, containment area, and utilities for DOT's Avoca maintenance facility


3/15/2017 Y Jody McNaughton

The roof replacements on DOT maintenance garages located in Ames, Anamosa, Mount Pleasant, Rock Rapids, and Sigourney

Plans for Ames

Plans for Anamosa

Plans for Mount Pleasant

Plans for Rock Rapids

Plans for Sigourney

3/29/2017 N Jody McNaughton

Request for Proposal (RFP)

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


Proposal No. Description Response Due Date Email Agent

South wing window tinting

3/1/2017 Jody McNaughton

Digital media conversion services

3/3/2017 Jean Gustafson

Landscaping of Mason City maintenance facility


*Revised due date* 3/6/2017 Jody McNaughton

Armored car services

3/8/2017 Jean Gustafson

Water system improvements at Mason City garage

Addendum 1

3/8/2017 Rhonda Ruark

Provide cleaning services at the Ames North Annex/Conference Center

Questions and Responses Set 1

3/13/2017 Laura Linduski


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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