• Best City for Young Professionals

    City Award - Best City for Young Professionals. Des Moines tops the list for the Best City for Young Professionals. Factors such as local unemployment rates, job growth projections and median salaries of 24 - 34 year old employed college grads.

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  • Des Moines Named #1 Up and Coming City for Food

    Women’s Health and Yelp teamed up to find the best of the best and Des Moines tops their list of “5 Best Up and Coming Cities for Food” . “Des Moines isn't just a presidential-hopeful pit stop—it's practically a foodie paradise.”

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  • #1 Up-and-Coming Downtown

    Fortune magazine names Des Moines number one "up-and-coming" downtown.

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  • Welcome to the City of Des Moines

    A major center for insurance, financial services and publishing, Des Moines has a lot to offer, such as affordable housing, short commute times, a diverse population, and was also recently named one of the best places to live on the Silicon Prairie.

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  • Spotlight on Des Moines

    Gray's Lake Park features the 1,400 foot-long Kruidenier Trail pedestrian bridge and a 1.9 mile trail around the lake. "...Residents can walk, bike, boat or fish -- right in the very heart of downtown," said Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie.

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  • Iowa State Capitol

    The Iowa State Capitol is among the most beautiful state capitols in the country with its 275-foot, 23-karat gold leafed dome anchoring the east end of downtown Des Moines.

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  • East Village

    Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.

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  • World Food Prize

    Des Moines is home to the World Food Prize the foremost international award recognizing the achievements in advancing human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

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Bid Information 

 

Bidding documents are available by download from the Engineering Department's website, or by contacting the Engineering Department.

 

To obtain the bidding documents by download, click on the Project's Activity ID below, and then select the corresponding project documents under the "Additional Information" heading.  If the project documents under the "Additional Information" heading are not fully visible, try changing your monitor resolution or zoom setting.  It is the responsibility of the bidding contractor to ensure all bidding documents are obtained, including applicable addenda.

 

Or, to receive bidding documents from the Engineering Department, select one of the following:

    

     Email: engbids@dmgov.org

     Phone: (515) 283-4573

     Fax: (515) 283-4112

     Walk-in

 

If you want your company to be listed on the project plan holder's list, also posted on this site, please send your request by using any of the contact options above.  Please be sure to provide your company bidding status (prime, sub, or supplier), current address, phone and fax numbers, email address, and contact person. Addenda will only be sent to those on the plan holder's list(s).

 

The Engineering Department is located on the second floor of City Hall, 400 Robert D Ray Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1891.
 

 

     List of anticipated projects with their tentatively scheduled bid dates.
 
     List for current projects out for bid authorized by the City Council and/or WRA Board.
 
     Project information including dates, bidding documents, plan holders, bid estimate, and/or bid results.
 
 
Information regarding Des Moines Airport Authority is available at Beeline and Blue, 2507 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312, phone: (515) 244-1611. Bidders should visit the Beeline and Blue website for project documents at: Beeline and Blue.
 
The City of Des Moines is pleased to provide accommodations to disabled individuals or groups and encourages participation in City government. To better serve you, should special accommodations be required, please notify us at least three business days in advance or call (515) 283-4209.  Assistive Listening Devices are available for meetings in the Council Chambers.
 
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