The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will be selling hundreds of pieces of surplus machinery in its spring sale. Included in this offering are over 100 pickup trucks.
The department is also selling a number of tractors, SUVS and automobiles, as well as computers, office furniture and equipment. The two-day auction is being conducted by JM Wood Auction Company in Montgomery to sell all of the agency’s surplus automobiles and equipment
On Thursday, May 5, Wood will auction off all of the items that are scattered across the state at various ALDOT facilities. Bidders can bid online or at ALDOT’s facility in Montgomery. Also included in this sale are computers, office furniture, shredders, televisions, printers, chairs, tools, workstations, etc.
On Friday, May 6, the rolling stock will be physically present at the facility for auction with sales beginning at 9 a.m. at Alabama Department of Transportation, 565 Traffic Operations Drive, Montgomery, Alabama, 36110. Registered bidders may also bid online.
ALDOT workers drive tens of thousands of miles each year tending to the state of Alabama’s roads and bridges.
There are some vehicles in the auction as late as 2019 models. For example, a 2019 Ford F150 pickup truck has 81,396 miles, is four-wheel drive, has an extended cab to seat five, and is powered by a V8 engine.
In addition to the pickup trucks, ALDOT is selling a number of surplus farm tractors. There is a 2017 Massey Ferguson model 5612 Farm Tractor with four-wheel drive, remote hydraulics, cab and air conditioning available. The tractor has had over 2,000 hours of service.
There are also 12 SUVs in this sale, including a 2018 Ford Explorer SUV with four-wheel drive, automatic transmission, 94,694 miles, and powered by a V6 engine.
There are a number of pieces of equipment in this sale including a John Deere riding lawnmower, skid steer loaders, lite excavators, generators, a Bobcat skid steer loader, and more.
You can find the results from ALDOT’s Oct. 21, 2021 sale online.
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