Iowa DOT vehicle auction June 2
AMES, Iowa – May 17, 2012 – More than 300 vehicles and pieces of equipment will be sold by the Iowa Department of Transportation at an auction Saturday, June 2, beginning at 9 a.m.
Photos of some of the items up for auction have been posted on the Iowa DOT’s website at www.iowadot.gov/auction. A more complete listing of items can also be found on this site, along with a form to request an auction handbill via email.
The sale will be held at the Iowa DOT’s auction lot, located at South Fourth Street and Oak Avenue in Ames. Vehicles and equipment to be sold are from the Iowa DOT, Iowa State University, cities and counties.
Cars to be sold include Ford Taurus, Chevrolet Cobalt, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford Focus, Chevrolet Impala, and Ford Fusion sedans.
Minivans that will be auctioned include Dodge Grand Caravans, a Chevrolet Venture and GMC Safaris. Larger vans include Ford E350s, Chevrolet Express 2500s, a Dodge Ram 2500, GMC Savannas, and GMC 15 passenger.
Pickups to be sold include Chevrolet S10, 1500s, 2500s, C3500s, Silverados and a Colorado; Dodge Ram 150, 1500s and BR1500s; Ford Rangers, F150s, F250s, F350s, F450 and F350s; and GMC Sierras.
Trucks to be sold include single- and tandem-axle International 4700s and 4900s, Ford F700s, International 1954s, a Ford LT9000 semitractor, and International 8200 semitractor.
Other equipment includes tires, toolboxes, mowers, chain hoists, Little Giant draglines, wheel loaders, sign trailers, drop-deck trailers, van trailers, a Bobcat, John Deere utility carts, and much more.
The auction items may be inspected at the sale site from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 and from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. June 2. All items are sold “as is” with no warranties or guarantees. When needed, “in transit” paper license plates will be furnished by the Iowa DOT after final settlement has been made.
Bidders must be at least 18 years of age and will be assigned a permanent bid number that must be displayed when purchasing an item. Persons who already have permanent bid numbers should bring those numbers to the auction.
Each successful bidder must furnish a $200 deposit for each vehicle that is not paid for in full on the day of the sale. Payment can be made with cash, personal or company check, traveler's check, postal money order, cashier's check or bank draft. The Iowa DOT reserves the right to request certified funds. Political subdivisions can use requisitions or purchase orders.
Buyers are encouraged to make final settlements on the day of the sale. Final payments must be made no later than 3 p.m. June 8.
Lynch Auction Co. of Boone will conduct the sale. Coffee, sandwiches and cold drinks will be available at the auction site.
Contact: Mike Holl at 515-239-1576 or firstname.lastname@example.org