Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 3,000.00

Published Date

September 22, 2005

Opening Date

November 30, 2005


Bid Category

Road Upgrading Project



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has obtained a loan form Arab Bank for the Economic Development in Africa, the OPEC Fund for International Development and The Saudi Fund for Development (hereinafter interchangeable called the Funds) for the construction of Azezo-Metema, CONTRACT 2: Gente-Metema (Approximately 98km) Road Upgrading Project.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority acting for the FDRE invites all international eligible contractors (including all members of a joint venture and all subcontractors of bidders) for the construction of the upgrading of the existing gravel road, approximately 98 km, to a two-lane bituminous surfaced road.

3.      Eligible applicants may obtain further information form, and inspect and acquire the bidding documents, at our offices at

Engineering Service Procurement Design and
Technical Support Division
Ethiopian Roads Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
2nd Floor, Main Building
Tel. No. (251-1) 15 30 15 Or 51 50 02
Fax No. (251-1) 51 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

4.       Bidders may obtain a complete set of bidding documents at the above office form September 15, 2005 upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Three Thousand Ethiopian Birr (ETB 3,000) or an equal amount in US dollars. Payment shall be made in cash or bank certified check to ERA's account, National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) A/C # 0160101011500. It is the bidders responsibility to collect the bidding documents form the above mentioned office of ERA.

5.      The bidding procedure to the followed is a two-envelope procedure. The post qualification documents and financial offers shall be sealed in separate envelopes and be clearly marked "application for post qualification" and "bids" for the construction of Gente-Metema Road Upgrading Project respectively and the two envelopes shall also be enclosed by an outer envelope marked "post qualification document and Bid for Gente-Metema Road Upgrading project". The post qualification evaluation will be done first and the bid that are responsive to the minimum post qualification criteria will be opened for further evaluation. The financial offers of those bidders who fail the minimum qualification criteria shall be returned unopened after the award of contract.

6.      Al bids must be accompanied by a security in the form and amount specified in the bidding documents, and delivered to.

The General Manager
Ethiopian Road Authority (ERA)
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
4th Floor, Main Building
Tel. No. (251-1) 51 43 28 Or 15 66 03
Fax No. (251-1) 51 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

on or before November 30, 2005 at 14:30 local time

Bids will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend.


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