Summer ONLINE Auction Sale 

Posted 6/2/2023: The Iowa DOT has vehicles and equipment available for sale online at Check back often for important closing times and auction item dates.

You must have a GovDeals account to be eligible to bid. It is not necessary to register to see what's available. View the complete auction list in Ames here.
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Vehicle & Small Equipment
Auction Saturday, Sept 30, 2023

A public auction of state-owned vehicles, equipment, and other surplus items will be held by the Iowa DOT on its grounds in Ames, Saturday, September 30, 2023. More details coming soon.

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Iowa DOT Auction Information

Iowa DOT auctions are held at the auction building on 931 South Fourth Street in Ames.

Inspection of auction items

The public may inspect listed auction items between *9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the Friday before sale day and between *7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on the sale day. Auctions begin at 9 a.m. on the sale day.

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