Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopia Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

October 30, 2005

Opening Date

December 20, 2005


Bid Category

Construction (Bridge)



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated sufficient budget towards the construction of pile foundation of Omo River Bridge Project.

2.      Omo River Bridge is located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Administration Region.

The works under this contract consist of construction of pole foundation and piers or Omo River Bridge Project. The foundation types being cast in suit reinforced concrete Piles of diameter 0.6m and total length of 4400m. The piles are of vertical and buttering types. As per the design, vertical piles consist of 20m and 35m long piles, and at the buttering ones consist of 20m long piles.

The Work involves the following

     Drilling of holes for concrete piles

     Retaining of the drilled holes

     Setting of reinforcement bars

     Preparation of concrete mix

     Casting and curing of concrete for piles and pile cap, piers and piers caps

     Erection of dowels on the abutment pile caps to be extended to the piers

     Geotechnical investigation

     And the expected duration of completion is 450 calendar days including mobilization period.

3.      The Employer will evaluate and compare only bids determined to be substantially responsive to the requirements of the bidding document.

4.      The Ethiopia Roads Authority invites all local and international contactors fulfilling the following criteria.

4.1   Contracts register in Ethiopia are required to present.

Renewed registration certificate at least for the year 1997 E.C. under category 1 form Ministry of Infrastructure for the drilling and construction of pile foundation.

Renewed business license for 1997 E.C.

Registration certificate for VAT.

4.2   Contractors not registered in Ethiopia are required to present:

Renewed contractor's license (Equivalent to 4.1 above) for 2005 G.C. by a competent authority in their respective country

Notarized authentication on the above document.

5.      Interested bidder may obtain further information and collect the bidding and collect the bidding documents form Ethiopia Roads Authority, Engineering Service Procurement Design & Technical Supper Division Office, 2nd floor, Room No. 207, Fax 251-011-551 48 66, Tel. 251-011-551 00 52.

6.      The bidding document is prepared in English Language and can be purchased as of November 02, 2005 on presentation of the required documents under item #4 above the on submission of a written application to the General Manager of ERA and upon payment of non-refundable fee of Ethiopia Birr 750 (ETB Seven Hundred Fifty) or USD 85 (USD Eighty Five) made payable to Ethiopia Roads Authority. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of Ethiopian Birr 100,000 (ETB One Hundred Thousand) or its equivalent amount in USD.

7.      The bid and qualification documents for the subject project should be prepared in one original and four copies and be submitted to General Manager Office, Equipment Roads Authority, P.O. Box 1770, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Fax 251-011-551 48 66, Tel. 011-515 66 03 on or before 20th December 2005 at local time 2:30 P.M.

8.      Bids will be opened immediately after the closing time for submission.

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

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



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