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State Surplus Property Program

When a state agency has an item it no longer requires, that item is first offered to other state agencies.  By transferring property from one agency to another, the Commonwealth is able to save taxpayer dollars through the reuse of valuable property. When an item is no longer required by any state agency, it is declared surplus and offered for sale in a variety of venues. 

 

Distribution Center

Visit the distribution center at 2221 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA 17103. The distribution center is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, excluding state holidays. Items offered include office equipment, computers, office supplies, furniture and many other items. TSA merchandise is also offered at the distribution center. All items are sold "as-is, where-is" on a "cash-and-carry" basis.

Contact the distribution center at (717) 787-6078 or RA-statesurplus@pa.gov.

 

Online Auctions

Large lots of items, or unusual items, are sold at various locations throughout the state or through an online auction. Online auctions are managed by Auctions By Gov (this link directs you to Pennsylvania's auction items).

 

Bridge Marketing

When a Pennsylvania historical bridge is scheduled for replacement due to width or load restrictions, the Commonwealth seeks to identify adaptive re-uses for the bridge. Bridges may be offered for sale to other state agencies, municipalities, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and/or the general public. In the past historic bridges have been moved and restored as part of state park improvements, Rails to Trails projects, or placed on university campuses. Learn more about the Commonwealth's Bridge Marketing program and see what bridges are currently available for sale.

 

Heavy Equipment Auctions

Used heavy equipment, off-road equipment and dump trucks are offered for sale when they are no longer being used by the Commonwealth. These items are first offered to municipalities, then to the general public. View heavy equipment sale dates.

Heavy Equipment Auction Websites:

Municipalities Login: http://padgs.assetnation.com

Public Auction Login: http://auctionsbygov.com/