The following projects are currently advertised for bids. Interested bidders may find general information about each project, as well as printable actual Contract Documents in PDF format. The general information is the same project description provided to Newspapers and by direct mail solicitations. The Contract Documents include the Drawings and the entire Project Manual. Drawings can be printed on any regular or large format printers. The Project Manual includes Proposal Forms, Front End Documents, General and Supplementary Covenants, and Technical specifications. All these are also completely printable.
Effective October 2009, the Department will no longer be responsible for providing hard copy notice to bidders or addenda to either contractors or plan rooms. An email listserv has been created to communicate electronically with vendors currently on file with the DNR. As a member of this listserv, you will receive electronic notice to bidder information on a regular basis.
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The Department will be utilizing the vendor Beeline and Blue to provide printed copies of Plans and Specifications and Addenda upon request. The department will no longer provide complimentary copies of Plans and Specifications to contractors or sub-contractors after award of the contract. Please visit dfs.beelineandblue.com/iowa or contact (515) 244-1611 for more information.
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This project consists of decommissioning a dredge spoil site by removing the perimeter fence, excavation of material from the basin and dike to create a 5:1 slope on the east side of the site, seeding all disturbed areas, and incidental work as directed by DNR Field Engineer.
This project consists of removal of the existing asphalt roads and removal of trees and vegetation that are in conflict within the work zone, grading the project site, installing new portland cement concrete roads and parking areas for the existing boat ramp and beach areas, storm sewer and intakes, pedestrian walkway connection and seeding and mulching all disturbed areas located at Lake Ahquabi State Park in Warren County, Iowa.
Clearing and Grubbing
Full Depth Saw Cut
HMA Pavement Removal
12-inch Filter Sock
Type SW-401 Circular Storm MH W/SW-602 Type E Casting
Type SW-503 Single Grate Intake W/MH & SW-603 Type 'R & E' Castings
Type SW-506 Double Grate Intake W/MH & SW-603 Type 'R & E' Castings
Type SW-512 Circular Area Intake W/SW-604 Type 3A Casting
Type SW-512 Circular Area Intake W/SW-604 Type 3B Casting
Type SW-512 Circular Area Intake W/SW-604 Type 5 Casting
Type SW-513 Open Sided Area Intake W/SW-602 Type G Casting
Lake Ahquabi State Park is undergoing an extensive renovation of the entire Park and this project will install an office addition to the existing cold storage building in the office complex. This project will connect the existing building to the addition and re-side the entire storage building to make it look like the new office addition and follow the State Parks Design Guide. The project will also demolish the existing CCC office and house on site in a phased process.
This project is designed to repair surface drainage issues and add granular surfacing to a section of roadway at the Brown's Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Work under this project includes blading and shaping of the existing granular roadways to establish positive drainage and then installation of Class "A" stone surfacing.
Contact: Jeff Felts 515-250-3712 Jeff.Felts@dnr.iowa.gov