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.



2012 Project Bid List
The table below lists projects with bidding starting in the year 2012
Bid DateActivity IDProject NameAddenda
12/11/201204-2013-001WRF Plant Effluent Water System Improvements#1
11/13/201207-2012-009WRA New Main Outfall, Phase 17, Segment 7#1
11/5/201204-2013-002WRA Westside Pump Station Exhaust Fan ReplacementNone
10/23/201204-2012-007Beaver Avenue and Aurora Avenue Traffic SignalsNone
10/9/201206-2012-005PCC Overlay - E. 18th Street from E. Walnut Street to Dean AvenueNone
10/9/201211-2012-005Inter-Urban Trail Bridge Repair#1
10/2/201207-2012-008WRA Four Mile Interceptor Ext., Phase 24, Segments 3 & 4, Division 3#2
9/25/201209-2012-0052012 ADA Sidewalk Ramp Program - Contract 3None
9/11/201211-2013-001Cheatom Park Basketball CourtNone
9/11/201207-2012-006WRA Mud Creek Interceptor, Phase 19, Segment 1#1
9/11/201209-2012-0042012 ADA Sidewalk Ramp Program - Contract 2None
8/28/201210-2011-005Public Works Salt Storage Facility#2
8/28/201210-2013-001Municipal Service Center Preliminary Site Grading#2
8/28/201209-2011-007E. Park Avenue Sidewalk from S.E. 14th Street to S.E. 18th CourtNone
8/21/201212-2009-001Easter Lake Drive Bridge over Easter Lake RehabilitationNone
7/31/201209-2012-0032012 ADA Sidewalk Ramp Program - Contract 1None
7/31/201207-2011-015WRA Southwest Area Diversion Facility, Phase 22, Segment 4#2
7/31/201211-2012-0042012 Park ADA Access Route ImprovementsNone
7/31/201210-2012-005Principal Park Locker Rooms#1
7/31/201206-2012-0042012 Expanded Street Resurfacing Program - Contract 2None
7/10/201206-2012-0032012 Expanded Street Resurfacing Program - Contract 1None
6/28/201211-2011-003Gray's Lake Trail Connection#2
6/26/201208-2012-0022012 Sewer Repair - Contract 2#1
6/26/201211-2011-0082012 Park Playground ImprovementsNone
6/26/201206-2012-0012012 HMA Pavement Scarification and Resurfacing#1
Other Year Project Bid Information
Bid Info (Click on Activity ID)