Auction

Next Public Auction - Saturday, October 20, 2018

Inspection of vehicles and large equipment will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Friday before sale day, and from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on sale day.

Notice: Bid numbers will be printed for all bidders. Please bring a driver’s license with you to the sale. The information from your driver’s license will be scanned into the system, and a bid number will be printed for you to use at this auction. For those without a driver’s license, the information will be entered manually.


  Equipment and miscellaneous items
1 1 pallet hyd. hoses and 2 cylinders
1 1990 Bowie® Aro mulcher
1 1990 Finn® T-90 Hydroseeder
1 1993 Kiefer® trailer with leaf vacuum
1 1995 Energy Absorption Alpha 60® attenuator
1 2004 Case® IH Lx156 Loader, Tractor
1 Case® 721B loader (hydraulic leak)
1 2005 Bobcat® S205 diesel skidloader with 4 brand new tires
1 8' snow plow for Bobcat® skidloader
1 V-plow for Bobcat® skid loader
20 50 gallon new removable fuel tanks with step (sold in 5 lots of 4)
1 Injection sprayer
1 John Bean® sprayer, model DM20, 300 gallon
2 Pull behind sprayer with Honda® engine
4 Slide in sander unit
1 Solar Model S-34® tire machine
1 Lot of Stihl® chain saw, 2 Honda® motors, and weed eater
1 Truck box (wrecked)
   
Light-duty and passenger vehicles
1 1996 Ford®® F-Super Duty Diesel with sprayer unit
1 2004 Ford®® E-150 Cargo Van
1 2004 Ford® v8 f477
1 2006 Ford® F-350 DRW 4x4 with dump box & plow hookup
1 2008 Ford® F150 XL Pickup, Standard
1 2009 Ford® F250 XL Crew Cab, Hd
1 2010 Ford® Explorer XLT 4x4
2 2010 Ford® F150 XLT Pickup, Standard
1 2011 Ford® Taurus
1 2012 Ford® F150 XL Pickup, Standard
2 2012 Ford® F150 XL Pickup, Standard Extended Cab
1 2014 Ford® F150 XL Ffv Pickup, Standard
1 2014 Ford® Taurus
1 2015 Ford® F-350 CC DRW 4x4
1 2006 Chevrolet® C3500 CC DRW
1 2006 Chevrolet® C3500 Ext cab 4x4
2 2006 Chevrolet® Colorado LT Pickup
1 2007 Chevrolet® 1/2 Ton Ex. Cab
1 2007 Chevrolet® K3500 Diesel 4x4
1 2008 Chevrolet® 3/4 Ton
1 2008 Chevrolet® Colorado LT Pickup
1 2008 Chevrolet® Silverado 1500 LT
1 2009 Chevrolet® Colorado LT Pickup
1 2009 Chevrolet® Silverado 1500 LT
1 2009 Chevrolet® Suburban
1 2010 Chevrolet® Colorado WT Pickup
1 2010 Chevrolet® Colorado WT Pickup
1 2010 Chevrolet® Impala
1 2010 Chevrolet® Silverado 1500 LT
1 2011 Chevrolet® Impala
1 2012 Chevrolet® Colorado WT Pickup
1 2012 Chevrolet® Impala
1 2012 Chevrolet® Tahoe PPV Enforcement (ABS & traction lights on)
2 2013 Chevrolet® Impala
1 2013 Chevrolet® Tahoe 4x4
1 2014 Chevrolet® Tahoe PPV  Enforcement
1 2006 Dodge® Caravan SXT (some body rust)
1 2008 Dodge® Grand Caravan
1 2008 Dodge® Grand Caravan SE FFV Mi
1 2012 Dodge® Grand Caravan (misfire #4)
1 2014 Dodge® Grand Caravan (bad motor)
2 2012 Toyota® Prius Hybrid
1 2001 GMC® Sierra C1500
   
  Heavy-duty vehicles
1 1991 Ford® LN8000 plow truck, diesel
1 1991 International®® 4900 diesel with plow
1 1998 International® 4700 Lwb Truck, Md, Lwb, W/M, 4 yds dump body, hydraulic boom, wing plow, tailgate spreader, knuckle truck
1 1998 International® 4700 Truck, Md, Manual, 4 yds dump body, tailgate spreader
1 1998 International® 4900 Truck, Md Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, wing plow, tailgate spreader
1 1999 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, hispeed plow, anti-ice sprayer
1 1999 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, hispeed plow, tailgate spreader
1 1999 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, tailgate spreader
1 1999 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, wing plow, hispeed plow
1 1999 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, wing plow, hispeed plow, pre-wet (no low air warning buzzer, bed rust)
1 1999 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Manual, 8 yds dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, tailgate spreader
1 2000 International® 2574 6x4
1 2000 International® 4700 Truck, Md, Manual, 4 yds dump body, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 2000 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dumb body, hispeed plow
1 2000 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, hispeed plow, tailgate spreader
1 2000 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, underbody blade, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 2000 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Manual, 8 yds dump body, underbody blade,wing plow, new motor Jan. 2013
1 2001 International® 2574 6x4
1 2001 International® 4700 Truck, Md, Manual, 4 yds dump body, wing plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader
1 2002 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, underbody blade, wing plow
1 2002 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, wing plow, hispeed plow
1 2002 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, wing plow, hispeed plow, pre-wet, tailgate spreader, automatic tarp
1 2002 International® 4900 Truck, Hd Tandem Auto, 8 yds dump body, wing plow, hispeed plow, pre-wet, winter tailgate
1 2005 International® 4300 SBA DRW diesel flatbed
1 2005 International® 7600 6x4 with plow and wing

General information

  • Bid numbers: Bid numbers will be printed for all bidders. Please bring a driver’s license with you to the sale. The information from your driver’s license will be scanned into the system, and a bid number will be printed for you to use at this auction. For those without a driver’s license, the information will be entered manually.
  • The vehicles that can be inspected are on display in the auction lot located at South Fourth Street and South Oak Avenue, Ames, Iowa. They are from the Iowa DOT, Iowa State University, cities and counties.
  • During the auction, automobiles, vans and pickups will be sold inside the auction building. Large trucks and equipment will be sold in the adjacent lot.
  • Ames banks may have limited service on Saturday.
  • Coffee, sandwiches and cold drinks will be available for purchase at the sale site.
  • Handicap parking is available.
  • For your protection, please observe the restricted area signs.
  • State law prohibits smoking on State of Iowa property.
  • For your safety, no one will be allowed in the display lot after the sale begins.

People requiring accommodations because of a disability should contact auction staff wearing green vests.

Terms of sale

All items sold to the highest bidder AS IS with NO WARRANTIES or GUARANTEES. The Iowa DOT reserves the right to reject any bids and withdraw any item from the sale at any time.

  1. All bidders will have a PERMANENT BID NUMBER assigned that must be displayed when purchasing an item. Bid numbers will be printed at every auction.
  2. Buyers must be 18 years or older.
  3. BID DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT: Successful bidders must make a $200 deposit for EACH vehicle that is not paid for in full on the day of the sale. Payment can be made with cash, personal or company check, traveler's check, postal money order, cashier's check or bank draft made payable or endorsable to the Iowa DOT. Exception: Political subdivisions may use either a requisition or purchase order for bid deposit and settlement for release of vehicle. We reserve the right to request certified funds.
  4. USE TAX:
    • LICENSED VEHICLES: Iowa use tax will not be collected. Use tax will be collected at time of application for vehicle registration in your county.
    • EQUIPMENT OTHER THAN LICENSED VEHICLES: Six percent Iowa sales tax will be applied to the sale price, unless a tax exemption document is evidenced.
  5. Your county courthouse will require the following when transferring vehicles from seller to buyer: signature of person or persons to which the vehicle is to be transferred; and properly completed title and odometer statement.
  6. FINAL SETTLEMENT: Final settlement on the date of sale is not mandatory, but is highly recommended. However, full payment and removal of equipment must be completed within five working days.
  7. In-transit paper license plates, good for 48 hours, will be furnished by the Iowa DOT.
  8. Deposits will be forfeited if balance is not satisfied within four working days.
BUYERS OF HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT: In some cases, a special oversize load permit will be necessary, and oversize load signs will be required on the front and rear of the vehicle. Permit requests should be handled through the Iowa DOT's Office of Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services by calling 515-237-3268.

Sale conducted by Lynch Auction Company, Boone, Iowa, for:
Iowa Department of Transportation
800 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010

For further information contact: Chad Rumbaugh, 515-239-1576; email: chad.rumbaugh@iowadot.us

Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer. If you need accommodations because of a disability to access the Iowa Department of Transportation’s services, contact the agency’s affirmative action officer at 800-262-0003.