Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 450.00

Published Date

July 5, 2006

Opening Date

October 10, 2006


Bid Category

Road Project



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated sufficient budget towards the cost of Design and Construction of Gambela-Itang-Jikawo Road Project (about 120 Km. long, existing but poor conditioned gravel road) and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under this contract.

The road is located in the Western Part of Ethiopia in the Gambela Regional State of Ethiopia.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority invites Contractors, which fulfills the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for the Designing and Construction of Road Project mentioned in (1):

a)      In the case of Ethiopia bidders only, its Certificate of registration form Ministry of Works and Urban Development with category GC-1 or RC-1

b)      In the Case of bidders other than Ethiopian, any relevant professional practice certificate

c)      Other appropriate documentary evidence demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:

i)        Its valid trading license and suppliers registration certificate; and

ii)       Its tax clearance certificate and VAT registration

3.      The work under its contract consist of Designing and Construction of the existing gravel road to asphalt road standard (Double surface Treatment) and construction of minor and major drainage structures.

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and acquire the bidding documents at the office of:

Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Services Procurement, Design and
Technical Supports Division
ERA Building, 2nd floor, Room No. 204
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. 251 11 515 30 15
Fax 251 11 551 00 82 Or 551 48 66
Addis Ababa

The bidding documents is prepared in English language and can be purchased by interested bidders as of July 10, 2006 at the above address upon presentation of the document mentioned under item (2) above and a written application to the Engineering Services Procurement, Design and Technical Support Division of ERA and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 450.

5.      The bidding procedure to be followed is to two-envelope procedure. The post qualification Application and Financial offers (Bids) should be sealed in a two separate envelopes and be clearly marked “Application for Post Qualification” and “Bids” for the Design and construction of Gambela-Itang-Jikawo Road Upgrading project respectively, and two  envelopes shall in turn be enclosed by an outer envelope marked “Post qualification and Bid for Gambela-Itang-Jikawo Design and Construction Road Upgrading Project

The Post-qualification applications will be opened and evaluated first and the bids of the bidders who pass the post qualification evaluation will be opened for further evaluation.

The bids of those bidders who filed the minim Post-qualification evaluation shall be returned unopened after the award of contract

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

The Director General
Ethiopian Roads Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. 251 11 515 66 03
Fax 251 11 551 48 66
Telex 21180
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

On or before October 10, 2006 at 2:30 P.M. Post qualification applications will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend.

7.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Tenders without giving any reason.



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