Upcoming Auction Dates

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Sept. 8 - Sept. 17, 2020

Iowa DOT will have a few vehicles available for purchase through Anyone is eligible to bid, but you must have or set up a GovDeals account to participate in the auction. It is not necessary to register to check what's available.

Current auction schedule

The auction dates are scheduled early in the calendar year and posted here.

  • Saturday, May 9, 2020
  • Saturday, August 8, 2020 (9 a.m.)
  • Saturday, October 24, 2020 (cancelled)

Special sales

Small items sale - August 28, 2020 - September 3, 2020

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Iowa DOT Auction Information

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

Inspection of auction items

* Due to COVID-19 and health and safety concerns for customer safety, there will be no inspection of equipment items prior to the sale.