Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

March 19, 2006

Opening Date

May 4, 2006


Bid Category

Construction (Bridge)



1.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority has funds within the Employers budget to be used for the procurement of the Construction of Gibe River Bridge.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the provision of Gibe River Bridge. The project consists of construction of the 125m total span length Box Girder Gibe River Bridge. The Bridge is located in the Oromia Regional State of Ethiopia. Bidders must have experience as prime contractor in the construction of at least 2 Bridge works of a nature and complexity equivalent to the subject project over the last 10 years. The construction of the project is expected to be completed within 730 days.

3.      Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the open national tendering procedures contained in the public Procurement Proclamation of the Federal Government of Ethiopia. Bidding is open to the bidders listed above from eligible source countries.

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ethiopian Roads Authority and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below at 7 (a) from 8:30 to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Monday to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Friday's local time starting from March 20, 2006. The Ethiopian Roads Authority will hold a pre-bid meeting on April 14, 2006 at 2:30 P.M.

5.      A complete set of bidding documents in English language may purchased by interested bidders at the address below at 7(b) and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 300. The method of payment will be cashier's check or direct deposit to ERA's account NBE 0160101011500. The document will be sent by courier. No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery. The document can be purchased starting from March 20, 2006.

6.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at 7(c) at or before May 4, 2006 at 2:30 P.M. local time. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of 50,000 ETB. Late bids shall be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the address below at 7(d) at May 4, 2006 at 2:30 P.M. local time.

7.       (a) Address documents may be inspected at:

Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office
Ethiopian Roads Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
ERA Building, 2nd floor, Room No. 204
Tel. 251-011 515 30 15 Or 51 50 02
Fax 251-011 550 00 82 Or 251-011 551 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

(b) Address documents will be issued from: Same as the address given in item (a)       above

(c) Address bids must be delivered to:

Director General Office
Ethiopian Roads Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
EAR Building, 4th floor
Tel. 251-011 515 66 03
Fax 251-011 551 48 66 Or 51 00 82
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa


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