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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

To make the sales process more convenient and accessible for additional customers, the Pennsylvania Department of General Services will move the sale of all state surplus property exclusively to an online auction format.

As part of this transition, the department will be holding a clearance sale from from Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 22, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily at the State Surplus Store in the Surplus Distribution Center, 2221 Forster St. in Harrisburg. (Please see online auction sites listed below.)

 

Online Auctions

All items are sold at various locations throughout the state or through an online auction. Online auctions are managed by www.GovPlanet.com/PA and GovDeals.com (These links direct 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/