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News Release: PBOT’s Maintenance Operations Group announces partnership with to auction surplus property

(Dec. 4, 2015) The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Maintenance and Operations Group (PBOT) has partnered with GovDeals to offer a wide range of surplus property to the public. Items for auction include street signs that have been taken out of service, metal shelving and lockers, TVs, microwaves, power and mechanical tools, bricks, concrete garbage cans and many other goods.

The auction will start on Monday, Dec. 7, with additional and updated offerings to follow monthly until all surplus material has been sold.

Surplus traffic signsSurplus toolsSurplus electrical cable







To see the full range of items currently available for sale, please visit You can also register to bid at that time.

GovDeals is an experienced web-based auction service that helps public agencies sell surplus property. GovDeals has worked with various City of Portland bureaus, including the Portland Police Bureau, as well as with other government agencies throughout Oregon.

Proceeds from all sales will be deposited into PBOT’s general transportation revenues, which provides for basic operations and maintenance.

Photography credit: Felicity J. Mackay, Portland Bureau of Transportation


The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is the steward of the City’s transportation system, and a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides access and mobility.