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Project Bid Information

Bidding documents are now 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


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 2nd floor of the City Administration Building at 400 E Court Avenue, Suite 200, Des Moines, IA  50309. 

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2016 Project Bid List
The table below lists projects with bidding starting in the year 2016
Bid DateActivity IDProject NameAddenda
11/8/201604-2017-0032016 Skywalk HVAC ReplacementNone
11/8/201610-2017-001Pioneer Columbus Community Center Sprinkler SystemNone
11/4/201612-2017-002Skywalk Bridge 7D-8D RepairsNone
10/25/201611-2016-014Glendale Cemetery Abbey HVAC and Electrical UpgradesNone
10/25/201612-2016-002Women of Achievement Bridge Deck Surface Replacement#1
10/11/201604-2015-005Traffic Signal Battery Back-UpNone
10/11/201611-2016-004Fairmont Park Water Playground#1
10/11/201604-2016-004Beaver and Madison Traffic Signal Replacement#1
10/11/201604-2015-006Pedestrian Crossing Signal Upgrades#1
10/11/201611-2015-007Allen Park Community Garden RedevelopmentNone
10/4/201604-2016-006WRA Southern Tier Low Lift Pump Station Control Gate Modification#1
9/27/201611-2015-010Ewing Park Lilac PlazaNone
9/27/201610-2013-005Police Station West Entrance Replacement#1
9/27/201608-2016-00430th Street and Jefferson Avenue Culvert Replacement at Closes CreekNone
9/20/201612-2014-001South Union Street Bridge over Middle South Creek ReplacementNone
9/20/201604-2015-002Downtown Bicycle Plan Implementation - Phase 2None
9/13/201608-2014-003Leetown Creekway Channel ImprovementsNone
9/6/201607-2016-002WRA Southern Tier Interceptor, Phase 10, Segment 22#1
8/23/201604-2016-0135th & Keo Parking Garage Stair Replacement#1
8/23/201611-2016-009Principal Park Cub Club Parking Lot ImprovementsNone
8/16/201604-2016-002City-wide Fixed Time Traffic Signal Upgrade - Phase 2None
8/10/201610-2016-011Municipal Service Center Ductwork Modifications#2
8/9/201604-2016-0167th & Center Park and Ride Facility Rehabilitation#2
8/9/201606-2016-002Scott Avenue Closure at BNSF Railroad CrossingNone
8/9/201610-2016-009Fire Station No. 5 and No. 9 Reroofing#1
8/3/201604-2016-014WRF Scum Piping ModificationsNone
8/2/201610-2016-002Forest Avenue Library Partial Reroofing#1
7/26/201604-2016-015Library Security Camera System Improvements#1
7/26/201606-2016-008S.W. 30th Street Curb and Gutter from Park Avenue to Fox Hollow CircleNone
7/26/201610-2016-007Municipal Buildings Reroofing - Contract 1#1
7/26/201606-2016-0142016 City-wide PCC Pavement Restoration ProgramNone
7/12/201610-2016-008Municipal Buildings Reroofing - Contract 2#1
7/12/201611-2016-010Pioneer Park Road ReconstructionNone
7/12/201610-2016-003Police Station North and South Elevator Replacement#1
7/12/201606-2016-0092016-2017 HMA Pavement Scarification and Resurfacing#1
6/28/201606-2016-00342nd Street Reconstruction from University Avenue to Forest AvenueNone
6/28/201606-2016-0062016 HMA and PCC Partial Depth Repair ProgramNone
6/21/201612-2013-001Grand Avenue Bridge over the Des Moines River Replacement#3
6/7/201607-2016-004WRA Four Mile Creek Improvements – North of Broadway#1
5/24/201611-2016-012Glendale Cemetery Abbey Restoration Phase 1#1
5/24/201608-2014-001Yeader Creek Grade Control ImprovementsNone
5/24/201610-2016-004City Hall Improvements#3
5/24/201608-2016-0012016 Sewer Repair - Contract 1None
5/10/201612-2014-007Riverwalk Red Multi-Use Trail Bridge RehabilitationNone
5/10/201611-2016-002Four Mile Community Center Parking Lot ImprovementsNone
4/26/201609-2016-0012016 Sidewalk Replacement ProgramNone
4/26/201609-2016-0032016 ADA Sidewalk Ramp Program - Contract 2None
4/26/201606-2016-00556th Street Rehabilitation from Grand Avenue to Ingersoll AvenueNone
4/26/201609-2015-002S.E. 14th Street Sidewalk from Park Avenue to Army Post RoadNone
3/22/201610-2016-0062016 Skywalk Roof ReplacementNone
3/22/201609-2016-0022016 ADA Sidewalk Ramp Program - Contract 1None
3/22/201604-2016-0072016 Parking Garage Repair Program#1
3/8/201610-2015-005South Side Library Gasket and Window ReplacementNone
2/24/201610-2016-005Municipal Service Center Overhead Door Replacements#1
2/24/201611-2016-008Glendale Cemetery Dirt BarnNone
2/9/201606-2015-0082015 Roadway Reconstruction ProgramNone
2/9/201606-2014-005E. 46th Street and Hubbell Avenue Intersection Improvements#1
1/26/201609-2014-0012014-2015 Sidewalk ProgramNone
1/26/201611-2015-009Birdland Park Trail ConnectionNone
1/20/201611-2015-002Neal Smith Trail Rehabilitation - Riverview Park to Euclid Avenue#1
Other Year Project Bid Information
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