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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
shall submit three envelopes, “Qualification Questionnaires”, “Bid”
and a “Bid security” separately and should be sealed in an outer
is to be carried out in two sages, qualification document first and
Bids of qualified bidders next.
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
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. +251 11 515 66 03
Fax +251 11 551 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or
reject any or all bids.