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PHONE:  (540) 375-3063|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:
FAX:  (540) 375-4057 |LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Bid Opportunities

PHONE:  (540) 375-3063|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm |E-MAIL:
FAX:  (540) 375-4057 |LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Bid Process

The following is a listing of current solicitations for the City of Salem. Click on any of the titles for the details on that particular bid or proposal.

Any Invitation to Bid or Request for Proposal, including information on submission, may be obtained from:

Troy Philpott – Purchasing Department
114 North Broad Street
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 375-3063

All solicitations must be submitted to the City of Salem, Purchasing Department, no later than the given date and time. Any Bid or Proposal received after the closed date and time for submittal, whether by mail or otherwise, will be rejected and returned unopened.

The City reserves the right to waive any informality or irregularity in any solicitation received and to reject any and all Bids and/or Proposals, as it deems in the best interest of the City.

Bid Posting

ITB # 2023-012 Main Street Traffic Signal Replacement





The City of Salem, Virginia, is requesting sealed bids from VDOT prequalified Bidders to replace the existing traffic signal intersection at Main Street and Broad Street with a mast arm pole traffic signal intersection and replace one (1) existing single mast arm pole at the intersection of Main Street and Chestnut Street, in accordance with Invitation to Bid (ITB) # 2023-012.

Sealed bids will be accepted in the City of Salem Purchasing Department, located at 114 North Broad Street, Salem, Virginia 24153, on or before 3:00 p.m., on December 22, 2022, at which time the bids will be opened. Bid documents may be obtained by calling 540-375-3063 or emailing

The City of Salem reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bidding.

No bid may be withdrawn after opening except for clerical errors, as set forth in Section 2.2-4330 of the Virginia Code. Bidder must give the City a notice in writing of the request to withdraw a bid within two (2) business days after conclusion of opening.


Issued Date:

Closing Date:
12/22/2022 3:00 PM


Pre-Bid Meeting:
There will be a MANDATORY pre-bid meeting at ¬¬¬10:00 a.m. on December 6, 2022, at the Electric Department, 730 W. Main Street, Salem, VA 24153. There will also be a site visit after the pre-bid meeting. Bidders MUST attend this meeting in order to bid on this project.