Online FALL Auction

The Iowa DOT is holding an online auction of state-owned vehicles, equipment, and other surplus items at this fall. We will be adding new auction items as they become available.

You must register for a GovDeals account to bid. Enter "Iowa Department of Transportation" in the search bar of the home page to view our auction list or search results here.   Multiple items will close for bid on various dates. Please check back often for more auction items.

Special note:  
October 1, 2022, the in-person auction is canceled.

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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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