INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 4000.00

Published Date

November 30, 2006

Opening Date

February 13, 2007

Remarks

Bid Category

Road Rehabilitation Project

Description

 

Country: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Project: Addis Ababa-Weldia Road Rehabilitation project Lot 1: Addis Ababa-Tarmaber Tunnel, contract 1 & contract 2 and Mille-Chifra-Alewuha Road Project Upgrading project, contract 1 & contract 2

1.      Brief Description of the Works:

Addis Ababa-Weldia Road Rehabilitation project Lot 1: Addis Ababa-Tarmaber Tunnel, Contract 1& Contract 2.

The works consist of the Rehabilitation of the existing Asphalt road generally to 7.0 m carriageway width with shoulder, 4 lane new constructions and widening of some section to 4 lane configuration. The entire road (Lot 1) has been put into two separate package, contract 1 km 14+900 to 110+000 and Link from CMC road (Ayat village) to Lege tafo Bridget and contract 2, km 110 to km 180 including rehabilitation of three tunnels of length approximately 600, 60 and 58 meters.

Mille-Chifra-Alewuha Road Upgrading Project, Contract 1 and Contract 2

The works consists of the upgrading of the existing gravel road to asphalt road with 7.0 m carriageway width with shoulder and widening of some section to 4 lane configurations. The length of the road Mille-Chifra-Alewuha road is about 165 km. The entire road has been put into two contracts, contract 1: km 0+000 to km 85+000 and contract 2: km 85+000 to km 164+555.

2.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated sufficient budget towards the cost of the Addis Ababa-Weldia Road Rehabilitation project Lot 1: Addis Ababa- Tarmaber Tunnel, contract 1 & contract 2 and Mille-Chifra-Alewuha road Upgrading project contract 1 & contract 2 and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for these Contracts.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Rehabilitation & upgrading of the above mentioned contract with the accompanying earthwork, rehabilitation and construction of pavement with bituminous surface, repair/rehabilitation of existing bridges and drainage structures, construction of new bridges & drainage structures. The construction period is 1095 calendar days for each project contracts.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the international competitive bidding procedures specified in the bidding documents, and are open to all bidders as defined in the Section XI of the bidding documents.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Monday to Thursday and 8:30 to 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Friday local time.  A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 4000 or in USD 450 for each project contracts effective as of November 28, 2006 and December 12, 2006 for Addis Abba-Weldia Road Rehabilitation project Lot 1: Addis Ababa-Tarmaber Tunnel, contract 1 & contract 2 and Mille-Chifra-Alewuha road upgrading project contract 1 & contract 2 respectively. The method of payment shall be cash or direct deposit to EAR’s account number NBE 0160101011500.

Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office 2nd floor Room No. 204
2nd floor room No. 204
Tel. 251 11 515 30 15
Fax 251 11 550 00 82 Or 551 48 66

6.      Bidders shall submit three envelopes, “Qualification Questionnaires”, “Bid” and a “Bid security” separately and should be sealed in an outer envelope.

7.      Evaluation is to be carried out in two sages, qualification document first and Bids of qualified bidders next.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before January 30, 2007 at 2:30 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. for Addis Ababa Weldia Road Rehabilitation project Lot 1 Addis Ababa Tarmaber Tunnel contract 1 & contract 2 respectively and on or before February 13, 2007 at 2:30 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. for Mille-Chifra-Alewuha Road Upgrading Project contract 1 & contract 2 respectively. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of 3,500,000 ETB or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency for each project contract. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the address below on the final date and time of bid submission as stated above.

Director General, Ethiopian Roads authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. +251 11 515 66 03
Fax +251 11 551 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

9.       The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

   

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