Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 400.00

Published Date

June 23, 2005

Opening Date

July 26, 2005


Bid Category

Maintenance Pilot Project



1.      As part of the plan to meet an increasing program of care and maintains to the country's expanding federal road network, the Ethiopian Roads Authority intends extending its capacity by lettering Contract. To this enc, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia through the Road Fund Administration Office has allocated budget for the Routine Term Maintenance Pilot Project.

2.       Sodo Section is one of the maintenance sections under Sodo District, located in the Southern part of the country. The section consist of about 232km-unpaved road, which lies in SNNPR State.

Bonga Section is one of the maintenance sections under Jimma District, located in the southwest part of the country. The section consists of about 209km-unpaved read, which lies in SNNPR and Oromia Regional States.

The work under these contracts consists of Routine maintenance, Recurrent maintenance, Emergency works and other backlog works on the road segments under these sections.

3.      The Ethiopian Road Authority now invites all local contracts of category GC-3 or RC-3 and above registered at the Ministry of Infrastructure under the prevailing Finance Regulation issued by the Council of Ministry for the above-mentioned project for submitting sealed bids for any one or both the above contracts.

4.      Contracts should present renewed registration license at least for 1997 Ethiopian Calendar year.

5.      Interested bidders may collect the Bidding document form Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Service Procurement Design & Technical Support Division, 2nd floor, Room No. 207 and may obtain further information and inspect the bidding document at the office of Ethiopian Road Authority, Network Management Division, Trade Union Building, 1st Floor. Room No. 117 , Post Office Box 1770, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel. 251-1-50 39 80.

6.      The bidding document can be purchased as of June 27, 2005 on presentation of a renewed registration certificate form Ministry of Infrastructure, VAT registration certificate and on submission of a written application to the General Manager of ERA and also upon payment of non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 400 (Birr Four Hundred) made payable to Ethiopian Roads Authority.

7.      Bids for the subject projects should be prepared on one original and four copies for each project must be submitted to the General Manager Office, Ethiopian Roads Authority, Ras Abebe Aregay St. P.O. Box 1170, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Fax 251-1-51 48 66, Tel. 15 66 03 before July 26, 2005 at 2:30 P.M. local time. Bid must be accompanied by an acceptable bid security in the type, formant and an amount prescribed in the bidding document.

8.      Bids will be opened immediately after the closing time for submission in the presence of ERA Contract Award Committee & contractors representatives.

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

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



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