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April 26, 2022 08:19 AM CDT


NOTICE OF SPECIAL LETTING

The Iowa DOT is letting a Bridge Replacement-PPCB repair project that occurred in Warren County.

The letting information is currently available in the customary locations on both the Bid Express and the Department’s websites. The proposal is Bid Order 301 in the May 24, 2022 Special Letting.

All qualified contractors are encouraged to bid.  All contractors wishing to bid as prime must request authorization to bid using the “Request Bidder Eligibility” function on the Bid Express website, www.bidx.com. This request must be made by noon the day prior to letting for this project.

If you have questions please contact the Contracts and Specifications Bureau at 515-239-1414 or DOT.Contracts@iowadot.us


I-74 MISSISSIPPI RIVER BRIDGE DEMOLITION DESIGN HISTORY

Information has been posted to the Contracts website under "Current Notices" at: https://iowadot.gov/contracts

The Department in compliance of Standard Specifications, Article 1104.01, B is providing the accompanying package of design history. Modification of the bridge may have occurred that are not available in as-built plans: The bidder is advised that all information concerning the project or projects, compiled by the Contracting Authority preceding the design, is available for examination at the Contracting Authority's headquarters. Additional information may be available.

The demo projects IM-074-1(210)5--13-82 and IM-074-1(214)5--13-82 are tentatively scheduled for the June 21, 2022 Letting.


SURETY 2000 2.0 UPDATE

Surety 2000 has recently notified customers of a pending update that requires users to verify profile information and may require you to provide your credentials when verifying your bond.  There have been some inquiries on whether the email received is legitimate.  Surety 2000 has verified it is legitimate.  Please do not disregard this notice.  If you have any questions, please contact Surety 2000 customer support (info@surety2000.com).  


AASHTOWARE PROJECT BIDS 3.2.6

Please ensure you have the latest version of the AASHTOWare Project Bids Bid component (3.2.6) to resolve electronic bid bond verification issues that were occurring in previous versions.

Please direct questions to DOT.Contracts@iowadot.us.


ONLINE SUBMITTAL OF THE CONTRACTOR'S FINANCIAL-EXPERIENCE-EQUIPMANT STATEMENT

The Iowa DOT is now requiring online submittal of the Contractor's Financial-Experience-Equipment Statement (Form 650004). The Form 650004 must be completed and submitted online from a computer, tablet or mobile device. You will be able to upload attachments and submit them with the form. Any other submittal format is not accepted.

To be prequalified to bid as a prime contractor on most work types, a contractor must submit via online a Contractor's Financial-Experience-Equipment Statement (Form 650004) for review by the Department at least five calendar days prior to the scheduled letting date. Previously approved statements expire 18 calendar months from your financial year-end listed on the statement.

A current version of the Contractor's Financial-Experience-Equipment Statement can be found by doing a search for Form 650004 at the following link https://iowadot.seamlessgov.com/.

Please direct questions to DOT.Contracts@iowadot.us.

 

CHANGES TO CONTRACTOR'S FINANCIAL-EXPERIENCE-EQUIPMENT STATEMENT (FORM 650004)

Effective with the January 20, 2021 project letting, some changes have been made to the Contractor's Financial-Experience-Equipment Statement (Form 650004).
-For a Compiled/Individually Prepared Statement, the maximum prequalification amount has increased from $200,000 to $400,000.
-For a CPA Reviewed Statement, the maximum prequalification limit for an individual proposal has increased from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000.
-The Authorization To Loan limit has increased from $500,000 to $1,000,000.



CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRAINING PROGRAM

There were changes made to Iowa DOTs Construction Industry (CIT) Program in September, 2018, including the requirement of pre-approval of all trainings by the Civil Rights Team.  Please find the revised program at https://iowadot.gov/civilrights/documents/TrainingFundProgram.pdf.  Also, please contact Danny Wagener at 515-239-1422 or danny.wagener@iowadot.us with any questions or for pre-approval of reimbursable trainings.



ACTION REQUIRED FOR BIDDING WITH IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) is moving to the new AASHTOWare Project Bids TM software starting with the letting of November 20, 2018. This transition will require vendors to create a new Info Tech Digital ID for use with the Bid Express (R) service at www.bidx.com. The new Digital ID is approved using a paperless process and the cost will be refunded for any existing Digital ID holders who are recreating their active Expedite Digital ID. After the ID is created, you must send a request within the Bid Express service to bid to Iowa DOT.
 
The process to create the ID and request to bid can take up to a week. As a bidder for Iowa DOT, you should immediately download the new software (located in the DOWNLOADS box to the right) and create your new Digital ID. If this process is not completed before the transition, you will be unable to bid. Having the new ID will not impact your ability to bid any lettings prior to the November 20, 2018 letting. A detailed announcement, including directions for creating your new digital ID are in the Also Available box at the right of this page (Project Bids Digital ID Instructions).
 
The Info Tech Customer Support Team is available to assist by phone at 888-352-BIDX (2439) or email (customer.support@bidx.com). The www.bidx.com training center also includes new training materials for the AASHTOWare Project Bids software.


ALL QUESTIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH BIDX Q&A
If a prospective bidder, for a proposal for which the Department is accepting bids, is in doubt as to the true meaning of any part of the contract documents, the bidder may submit to the Contracts Engineer a request for additional information, explanations, or interpretations. The request shall be submitted to the Q&A forum at the letting website used by the Department. Questions should be submitted as early as possible so answers can be researched and posted. Questions submitted within two business days of the letting will likely not be answered. Interpretations may be in the form of an addendum to the contract documents. The Contracting Authority will not be responsible for any information, explanation, or interpretation from any other source.


OBTAINING YOUR RAILROAD CROSSING INFORMATION
A power point presentation with narration is available using the link in the Also Available box on the right hand side of this page.


CONTRACTOR POSTERS
The 8in1 poster is available on the Civil Rights website. The link is: https://iowadot.gov/civilrights/documents-forms-and-reports
E-mail questions and comments to dot.civilrights@dot.iowa.gov


PAYMENTS TO CONTRACTORS
Information on payments to contractors can now be found on the Civil Rights website. The link is: https://iowadot.gov/civilrights/documents-forms-and-reports
E-mail questions and comments to dot.civilrights@dot.iowa.gov

What's New?

What's New Table. What's New Table lists the last 50 activities that happened in regards to the lettings
May
Letting Proposal Activity Activity Date
22/06/21 003 - 43-C043-090 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
112 - 96-C096-156 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
351 - 00-000T-196 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
152 - 16-0807-178 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
160 - 97-0201-175 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
101 - 32-0094-050 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
102 - 39-0254-043 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
158 - 71-0183-707 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
354 - 57-3806-379 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
355 - 57-3806-459 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
103 - 39-7457-606 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
113 - 97-C097-144 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
501 - 31-0209-242-A Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
004 - 65-C065-115 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
352 - 00-000T-214 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
005 - 69-8002-602-B Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
304 - 79-1462-041 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
111 - 92-0014-061 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
110 - 91-C091-139 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
357 - 85-0155-708 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
156 - 52-3715-669-A Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
154 - 25-1694-069 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
001 - 15-C015-073 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
153 - 22-0133-050 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
353 - 07-3807-135 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
006 - 82-0741-210 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
203 - 77-0801-718-A Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
301 - 50-1171-034 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
002 - 18-C018-086 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
981 - 97-0203-728 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
302 - 65-2752-025 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
108 - 85-0155-704 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
303 - 70-0068-043 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
157 - 67-0373-713 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
159 - 77-0801-509 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
107 - 82-0615-150 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
114 - 97-0121-041 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
356 - 78-0294-137 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
358 - 91-0352-486 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
109 - 85-0305-290 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
154 - 25-1694-069 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
114 - 97-0121-041 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
158 - 71-0183-707 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
103 - 39-7457-606 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
160 - 97-0201-175 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
004 - 65-C065-115 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
111 - 92-0014-061 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
351 - 00-000T-196 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
159 - 77-0801-509 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
113 - 97-C097-144 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 05/26/2022
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