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:


     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 second floor of City Hall, 400 Robert D Ray Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1891.

To receive notifications of Projects Out for Bid & RFPs please click here.



2011 Project Bid List
The table below lists projects with bidding starting in the year 2011
Bid DateActivity IDProject NameAddenda
8/23/201110-2011-010Airport Energy Efficiency Improvements - Air Handling and Cooling#1
7/26/201125-2011-006Demolition at 717 Grand Avenue former YWCA#1
6/28/201108-2011-002Tonawanda Drive Ravine ImprovementsNone
6/21/201106-2011-002Airport Terminal Area Roadway ImprovementsNone
6/14/201109-2011-0022011 Designated Neighborhood Sidewalk Replacement ProgramNone
5/24/201110-2011-001Fire Station Emergency Generator, HVAC, and Sprinkler Improvements#1
5/24/201104-2011-0063rd & Court Parking Garage LED Lighting#1
5/24/201106-2011-0082011 HMA Pavement Scarification and Resurfacing#1
5/24/201109-2011-0032011 Sidewalk Replacement ProgramNone
5/24/201104-2011-003Airport Surface Parking - Long Term#1
5/10/201111-2011-002Evergreen & Columbus Parks Basketball Court ImprovementsNone
4/26/201110-2010-004Airfield Sand/Salt Storage Facility#1
4/15/201104-2010-0174th & Grand Parking Garage Elevator Modification#1
4/12/201110-2011-006City Hall Great Hall Window ReplacementNone
4/12/201110-2009-016Police Station Window Replacement#1
4/12/201109-2011-0012011 CDBG - Recovery Program Sidewalk ReplacementNone
4/12/201111-2009-009Grandview Golf Course Clubhouse#2
4/12/201110-2010-009Pioneer Columbus Community Center HVAC Improvements#1
4/11/201107-2011-012WRA Pleasant Hill Interceptor Repair - SE 43rd and VandaliaNone
4/5/201104-2010-015WRA Equalization Basin Utilization Project#1
4/5/201104-2011-001WRF Preliminary Treatment Building Bar Screen Replacement#1
3/29/201111-2010-018Riverwalk - North of E. Grand AvenueNone
3/22/201125-2011-012Demolition of Old Airport Post OfficeNone
3/22/201104-2011-005Airport Concourse & Terminal Boiler Replacement#1
3/15/201108-2011-003Woodland Avenue Storm Sewer - 12th Street to 15th StreetNone
3/10/201107-2011-011SE 8th Street & Granger Avenue Emergency Sanitary Sewer RepairNone
3/8/201110-2011-004WRF Building 91, 92, & 96 HVAC Improvements#1
3/1/201106-2010-017Mulberry Street Paving - 13th Street to 15th StreetNone
3/1/201111-2010-0092011 Golf Course RepairsNone
3/1/201108-2009-003Court Avenue and Water Street Sewer SeparationNone
3/1/201106-2008-009McKinley Avenue Widening at South Union StreetNone
2/28/201107-2011-0103021 Deep Woods Court Sanitary Sewer RepairNone
2/25/201104-2011-007WRA Outfall Sheetpile Emergency RepairNone
2/21/201108-2011-008MLK Pump Station Emergency Discharge Pipe RepairNone
2/15/201112-2009-003Fleur Drive Viaduct over American Discovery Trail RehabilitationNone
2/15/201108-2011-004University Avenue Storm Sewer - 42nd Street to 43rd StreetNone
2/15/201110-2009-013Fire Department Training and Logistics Facility#4
2/1/201110-2009-017City Hall Window Replacement#1
1/13/201107-2011-0081212 E. 35th Court Emergency Sanitary Sewer RepairNone
1/11/201104-2011-004WRA Outfall Sheetpile Repair#1
Other Year Project Bid Information
Bid Info (Click on Activity ID)