Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 3000.00

Published Date

February 2, 2006

Opening Date

March 30, 2006


Bid Category

Road Upgrading Project



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has obtained a loan from the OPEC Fund for International Development (The OPEC Fund) for the construction of Gore-Gambella (144 km.) Road Upgrading Project.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) acting on behalf of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (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 144 km. To a two-lane asphalt road.

3.      A bidders shall be from an eligible source country (Arab, African or mixed Arab-African)

4.      Eligible bidders may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the bidding documents, at our office at:

Engineering Service Procurement Design and
Technical Support Division
Ethiopian Road Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
2nd Floor, Main
Tel. No. (251-11) 515 30 15 Or 551 50 02
Fax No. (251-11) 551 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

5.      Bidders may obtain a complete set of bidding documents at the above office starting from February 6, 2006 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.

6.      The bidding procedure to be followed is a two-envelope procedure. The post qualification applications and financial offers should have to be sealed in separate envelops and be clearly marked “application for post qualification” and “bids” for the construction of Gore-Gambella Road Upgrading project respectively and the two envelopes shall also be enclosed by on outer envelops marked “application post qualification applications and bid for Gore-Gambella Road Upgrading Project”. The post qualification evaluation will be done first and the bids of bidders 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.

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

The Director General
Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA)
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
4th Floor, Main
Tel. No. (251-11) 551 43 28 Or 515 66 03
Fax No. (251-11) 551 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

on or March 30, 2006 at 14:30 hrs. local time.

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

Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA)


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