Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 4000.00

Published Date

June 21, 2005

Opening Date

September 1, 2005


Bid Category

Road Upgrading Projects



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated sufficient budget towards the cost of construction of the Arbaminch-Jinka Road Upgrading projects, Contract 3:DelbenaJinka (110km) and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under this contract. The project road is found in southern Ethiopia in SNNP Regional State and to be upgraded in to Double Surface Treatment Standard.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) acting as the dually representative of FDRE invites sealed bids form interested eligible contractors private, public or government owned legal entities for the above mentioned contract.

3.      Bidders should renew their registration certificate with competent authority (business license) for 1997 Ethiopian Calendar year or at least for 2004 Gregorian calendar year. (if applicable in their representative Country).

4.      Interested bidders may obtain further information and collect the bidding document form Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 2nd floor, Room No. 204, Fax 251-1-50 00 82 or 251-1-51 48 66, Tel. 251-1-15 3 15.

5.      Bidders can purchase the bidding document as of June 21, 2005 on presentation of a  renewed registration certificate (business license) from their respective place of registration and on submission of a written application to the Engineering Services Procurement, Design and Technical Support Division of ERA and also upon payment of non-refundable fee ETB 4000 or USD 450, made payable to Ethiopia Roads Authority. The method of payment will be cashier's check or direct deposit to ERA's account NBE A/C # 0160101011500. It is the bidders' responsibility to collect the bidding documents from the above mentioned office of ERA.

6.      Bidders shall prepare and submit three separate sealed envelopes for the "Qualification Document", the "Bid", and the "Bid security" all of which shall be enclosed in an outer envelope marked as "Bid Document for Arbaminch-Jinka Road Upgrading Projects, contract 3: Delbena-Jinka". The bid document shall be accompanied by an acceptable bid security as indicated in the bidding document and should be enclosed in the envelope containing the "Bid".

7.      The bid document shall be prepared in one original and four copies and must be submitted to the General Manager  office, Ethiopian Roads Authority, P.O. Box 1770, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Fax 251-1-51 48 66, Tel. 251-1-15 66 30 on or before September 1, 2005 at 2:30 P.M.

8.      Bid document will be opened immediately after the closing time for submission in the presence of ERA Contract Award Committee & Bidders/representatives who wish to attend.

9.      A bid document, which is received late, will not be considered.

10.   ERA reserves the right to reject any or all bids.



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