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Nearly 500 PennDOT Heavy Equipment Units and Commonwealth Vehicles will be up for public bid over a two-day period when the Pennsylvania Department of General Services conducts the “Commonwealth Farm Show Auction Extravaganza” on September 5 and 6 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex located at 2300 North Cameron St., Harrisburg. The two-day, auction extravaganza is open to the general public. 



Passenger Vehicles Auction and Registration:

Heavy Equipment Sales and Registration:

Manheim Auto Auction Extravaganza

    (Items will be added August 23)
GovPlanet Equipment and Parts Auction

The commonwealth vehicle portion of the auction will begin on September 6 at 10:00 a.m. Available vehicles will include sedans, SUVs, pick-up trucks, mini vans from commonwealth agencies, state police PennDOT, PA turnpike and Law enforcement seized vehicles. Individuals interested in participating in the vehicle auction can pre-register at the Farm show Complex on September 4 and 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. During that same time, items can be previewed in-person. Registration can also be done the morning of the auction at 8:00 a.m. on September 6. 

The heavy equipment portion of the auction will begin on Wednesday, September 5 at 9:00 a.m.  Among the items up for bid are excavators, dump trucks, paving rollers, snow plows, stone chippers, wheel and backhoe loaders, lights, mowers and more. To bid on the available equipment, users must be registered. Pre-registration and the ability to post bids online begin August 22. In-person inspections and registration will be held on September 3 and 4 at the Farm Show Complex. During that same time period, interested buyers can also preview the vehicles that will be onsite. The heavy equipment auction will be simulcast allowing online and in-person participants to bid against each other in real time.