Iowa DOT News Release

UPDATED DATE: Vertical bid threshold subcommittee to meet in Ames July 30

Posted on: July 28, 2021

AMES, Iowa – July 28, 2021 - The Iowa Department of Transportation will host a meeting of the Vertical Bid Threshold Subcommittee via teleconference and in person at the Iowa Department of Transportation Administration Building, First Floor North Conference Room, 800 Lincoln Way in Ames, on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. 

Iowa Code Section 314.1B establishes horizontal and vertical bid threshold subcommittees that meet at least every other year to adjust the bid and quote thresholds for city and county projects. These thresholds become effective on January 1 of the following year. For more information on this subcommittee, visit

July 30 Meeting Agenda:

  • Introduction of Subcommittee Members
  • Review and Discussion of Iowa Code Requirements
  • Review and Discussion of 2022 Proposed Vertical Bid Threshold Recommendations
  • Other Business
  • Adjourn

Live audio and some presentation materials will be available via the Microsoft Teams Meeting link.

For those who wish to only join via audio, dial 515-817-6093 and use conference ID 650 636 284#

Iowa DOT ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other nondiscrimination statutes. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Tonnette R. Harris, J.D., Civil Rights Bureau Director at 515-509-8814 or by email at

For more information, contact Mike Harvey, Iowa Department of Transportation, at 515-239-1327 or email at

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