Auction

Upcoming Auction Dates

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November auction


The Iowa DOT will be holding an auction online at: GovDeals.com.

Items for sale include pickups, cars, dump trucks, wheel loaders, side by side Polaris, semi tractor with trailer, arrow boards, factory takeoff boxes, and several items such as desks, tires, plows, and parts.

You must register for a GovDeals account to bid. Enter “Iowa Department of Transportation” in the search bar of the GovDeals home page to view our auction list or view search results here.

Items will close for bid on Mon., Nov. 30, 2020.

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.