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Attention iconNO PUBLIC BID OPENINGS HELD AT THE IOWA DOT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

No public bid openings will be held at the Iowa DOT’s Administration Building until further notice due to COVID-19. Bid results will be available on-line once the responses have been opened and tabulated. Please contact the purchasing agent assigned to the solicitation with any questions.

CURRENT SOLICITATION SCHEDULE

Attention iconNEW PROCUREMENT SOURCING SYSTEM COMING SOON! REGISTER TODAY!

The Iowa DOT will soon be moving to a new procurement sourcing application hosted by Ion Wave Technologies, Inc. All interested suppliers, contractors, and service providers, both current or new, now have the opportunity to register on the Ion Wave website. Please sign up at https://iowadotebid.ionwave.net/.

Current solicitation opportunities will be found here until further notice.

The current solicitation schedule provides the list of current needs for the department. This site contains solicitations for facility improvement projects, miscellaneous large and small equipment, vehicles, information technology services and miscellaneous goods and services. Types of requests are categorized as; requests for bid (RFB), requests for proposal (RFP) or request for information (RFI).

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SOLICITATION NOTIFICATION

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Request for information
An RFI may be sought by the Department at any time for purposes of seeking industry knowledge of products or services. There are no awards or purchases made by the Iowa DOT for these types of requests.

The Iowa Administrative Code defines two types of solicitation; Formal and Informal based on thresholds of cost

  1. Formal
    A formal, sealed bid procedure is used for purchase of goods and/or services exceeding $50,000.00.
  2. Informal
    An Informal bid procedure is used for purchase of goods and/or services less than $50,000.00.

All correspondence, documents, addendums or other pertinent information will be posted below for each solicitation. Vendors will be required to visit the current solicitation schedule periodically for all updates.

Please use the furnished mailing label included in each bid proposal, or include  “Iowa Department of Transportation, proposal number & letting date” on the outside of the return envelope.

The list of solicitations will be refreshed at 3 p.m. each day.

Construction projects

The Iowa DOT's Purchasing Section does not provide plan holders names of potential prime contractors. Sets of plans and specifications for construction projects are now attached to the posted solicitation opportunity list. To the fullest extent possible, plan rooms will be utilized statewide for potential bidders to have the ability to print the solicitation, plans and specifications.



Formal Listing

Request for Bid (RFB)

Proposal No. Description Response Due Date Bid Bond Required (Y/N) Agent
RFB23789 Carroll Maintenance Garage Roof Replacemen

Plans

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6/17/2020 N Jody McNaughton
RFB23790 Swea City Maintenance Garage Roof Replacement

Plans

6/17/2020 N Jody McNaughton
RFB23689 Benchtop Powder X-Ray Diffractometer

6/17/2020 N Jean Gustafson
RFB23686 Rock Salt Fiscal Year 2021 5/20/2020 N Rhonda Ruark

 

Request for Proposal (RFP)
Proposal No. Description Response Due Date Bid Bond Required (Y/N) Agent



Request for Information (RFI)

RFI No. Description Due Date Email Agent
RFI23800 Customer Appointment and Queue Management System

Questions and responses
5/29/2020 Carrie May
RFI23432 Aerial Mapping RFI 3/18/2020 Zach Gillen

 

All posted requests are subject to change. It is the responsibility of each vendor to check this Web site for all addendums, questions, revisions, etc., prior to the response due date.