Contracts

Contracts

Iowa Department of Transportation
800 Lincoln Way
Ames, Iowa 50010
Phone: 515-239-1414
Email: dot.contracts@iowadot.us

Administration

Mark Dunn, P.E.
Director

Ed Kasper P.E.
Assistant contracts engineer

Mary Thompson
Engineering office asst. II
 

Mainframe/Database Management

Kurt Estrem
Management analyst

Kristine Brinkman
Management analyst

Project scheduling and funding

P.C. Keen
Management analyst

Danny Stokes
Management analyst

Duties: Target letting schedule, contractor prequalifications, contractor evaluations, Davis-Bacon wage decisions, maintaining contractor listings, and managing the electronic bid system.


Proposals and estimating

Stacy Ryan, P.E.
Proposal engineer for Districts 4, 5 and 6

Krandel Jack P.E.
Proposal engineer for Districts 1, 2 and 3

Chandler Johnson
Engineering technician senior

Kurt Manus
Engineering technician senior

Troy Calvert
Engineering technician senior

Moses Borntreger
Engineering technician senior

Duties: Preparing proposals, estimates, and Federal Highway Administration plan, specification and estimate (PS&E) packages; plan reviews; determining contract periods, contract packaging, assigning supplemental specifications and special provisions; maintaining the valid bid item list; answering contractors' questions prior to the letting; reviewing contractors' bids; preparing letting reports and bid tabs.


Specifications

Thomas L. Reis, P.E.
Specifications engineer

Eric Johnsen, P.E.
Assistant specifications engineer

Matthew Herman
Information specialist

Clerical

Travis Bakken
Secretary II