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:


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The Engineering Department is located on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 400 Robert D Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA  50309. 

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2018 Project Bid List
The table below lists projects with bidding starting in the year 2018
Bid DateActivity IDProject NameAddenda
12/18/201810-2019-005Four Mile Community Center Window Replacement#1
12/18/201810-2019-004Police Academy Window Replacement#1
12/18/201810-2019-002Principal Park Cub Club Reroofing#1
12/18/201806-2019-002University Avenue Improvements from 55th Street to 63rd Street#1
12/18/201807-2018-005Lower Oak and Highland Park Sewer Separation Phase 3#1
12/11/201804-2019-009WRF Trickling Filter Removal Phase 1#1
12/11/201807-2019-002WRA Beaver Creek Interceptor Sheet Piling Stabilization#1
12/4/201809-2018-0032019 ADA Downtown Sidewalk Ramp ProgramNone
12/4/201808-2018-009Easter Lake South Watershed Pond Dredging and Improvements#1
12/4/201807-2018-003Little Four Mile Trunk Sanitary Sewer#2
11/20/201804-2019-006Sheet Pile Retaining Wall Repair on Trestle to Trestle Trail East of Beaver AvenueNone
11/20/201807-2018-006River Bend and King Irving Sewer Separation Phase 2ANone
11/20/201811-2018-007James W. Cownie Sports Park Signage Improvements#1
11/6/201804-2019-003Principal Park Outfield Deck Improvements#1
11/6/201806-2019-0032019 Roadway Reconstruction Program#1
10/23/201808-2019-007Storm Drainage Category D Repair Contract 2None
10/23/201808-2018-006Gray's Station Regional Detention Basin#2
10/23/201808-2018-004Four Mile Creek Wetland at E. 34th Street and S.E. 14th Street Bioswales#2
10/23/201811-2018-005MacRae Park Pond DredgingNone
10/9/201808-2019-004Storm Drainage Category D Repair at 38th Street and Amick Avenue, 27th Street and Meek AvenueNone
10/9/201808-2019-005Storm Drainage Category D Repair Contract 1#1
10/2/201804-2018-005WRF Blended Sludge Pump Replacement#1
9/11/201811-2018-008Tower and Sheridan Park Restrooms#1
9/11/201804-2019-005Fallen Officer Memorial#1
9/11/201811-2018-004Columbus Park Shelter Renovation#1
8/21/201804-2017-0186th Avenue Streetscape - College Avenue to Hickman Road#1
8/7/201804-2017-0232nd Avenue and 3rd Street at Walnut Street Traffic Signal Replacements#1
7/24/201804-2017-016Forest Avenue Library Plaza Repairs#1
7/3/201807-2017-005WRA Four Mile Creek Improvements – North of Euclid#1
6/26/201806-2018-002Hubbell Avenue Reconstruction from Euclid to east of E. 38th StreetNone
6/26/201806-2018-009SW 9th Street Rehabilitation from Wall Avenue to Army Post Road#1
6/26/201811-2018-002Cownie Baseball Site ImprovementsNone
6/26/201804-2018-0089th & Locust Parking Garage Skywalk RenovationNone
6/19/201812-2014-008Locust Street Bridge over the Des Moines River#2
6/12/201811-2016-006Gray’s Lake Earthen Berm Stabilization#1
6/12/201811-2017-011MacRae Park Road Reconstruction Phase 2None
6/12/201811-2018-010Riverview Park GradingNone
6/5/201804-2018-015WRA Flow Monitoring Site Repairs#1
6/5/201807-2016-011WRA Eastside Interceptor, Phase 27, Segment 3#1
5/22/201811-2017-006Tower Park and Sheridan Park Water Playgrounds#1
5/22/201808-2017-007S.E. 4th and Van Buren Storm Water Pump Station Improvements#2
5/22/201804-2017-015Hubbell Avenue and University Avenue Intersection ImprovementsNone
5/8/201804-2018-0112018 Parking Garage Repair ProgramNone
5/8/201811-2017-010EMC Overlook at MacRae Park#1
5/1/201804-2016-009WRA Biogas Conditioning & Injection Improvements#2
4/24/201809-2018-0022018 ADA Sidewalk Ramp Program - Contract 1None
4/24/201812-2018-001Forest Avenue Bridge RehabilitationNone
4/24/201806-2018-0052018-2019 HMA Pavement Scarification and Resurfacing#2
4/24/201807-2016-007WRA Eastside Interceptor, Phase 27, Segment 8#1
4/10/201806-2018-0072018 City-wide PCC Pavement Restoration ProgramNone
4/10/201806-2018-0062018-2019 Expanded Street Resurfacing Program - Contract 1None
4/10/201809-2018-0052018 Neighborhood Sidewalk ProgramNone
4/3/201807-2016-005WRA Eastside Interceptor, Phase 27, Segments 6 & 7#2
3/27/201809-2018-0012018 Sidewalk Replacement ProgramNone
3/27/201806-2018-004Polk Boulevard Reconstruction from Grand Avenue to I-235None
3/27/201806-2018-003Hickman Road Reconstruction at M.L.K. Jr. Parkway and 30th StreetNone
3/27/201804-2018-012Brine Barn Roof ModificationNone
3/27/201808-2017-008Agrimergent Storm Sewer Phase 2#1
3/27/201810-2018-0022018 Municipal Buildings Reroofing - Contract 1#1
3/6/201804-2018-010WRF Blended Sludge Piping Replacement#1
3/6/201809-2018-0042018 Brick Sidewalk Repair and Improvements#1
3/6/201804-2018-0022018 Skywalk HVAC Replacement#1
3/6/201807-2018-002River Bend and King Irving Sewer Separation Phase 1#1
2/20/201812-2017-003Court Avenue, S.W. 1st Street, and Scott Avenue Bridge Rehabilitations#1
2/20/201806-2018-0082018 HMA Residential Paving Program#1
2/20/201807-2017-002Near West Side Sewer Separation Phase 2None
2/20/201804-2017-02159th and 62nd Streets at Douglas Avenue Traffic Signal ReplacementsNone
2/6/201810-2018-003WRF Building 93 Boiler Replacement#1
2/6/201807-2017-003Lower Oak and Highland Park Sewer Separation Phase 2None
2/6/201808-2018-002S.E. 1st and Van Buren Storm SewerNone
2/6/201804-2018-001WRF Grit Removal Improvements#2
2/6/201807-2016-010WRA Eastside Interceptor, Phase 27, Segment 5#2
1/23/201806-2016-001E. 42nd Street and Hubbell Avenue Intersection Improvements#1
1/23/201807-2018-00443rd Street and Crocker Street Sewer Separation#1
1/23/201804-2018-0072018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Streetlights UpgradeNone
1/23/201812-2017-001Skywalk Bridge 6F-7F#1
Other Year Project Bid Information
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