Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

December 27, 2007

Opening Date

February 7, 2008


Bid Category




1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated sufficient budget towards the cost of the Jarrie Mille River Bridge and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the construction works.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites registered contractors of Category GC-3 or RC-3 2 with their professional and trade license valid for the year 1999 E.F.Y. and registered for VAT to submit sealed bids for the construction of the Jarrie mille River Bridge. The Bridge is located in the Amhara Regional States.

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 all local eligible bidders.

4.       The works under this contract consist of the construction of Jarrie-Mille River Bridge with pile foundation and a total span of 90m. The work involves the following but not limited to:

The mobilization and demobilization of drilling rigs with all tools, temporary steel casings and accessories to and from the project site;

Moving and setting up the drilling machine at each pile spot, and position to drill and construct pile foundation works;

Drilling of vertical pile holes to the required depth greater or equal to 20m with 600 mm diameter of 42 pile holes; lowering and installing temporary steel casting, reinforcement cages, and pouring of concrete;

Conduct pile load bearing tests on piles selected by the Engineer; and

Construction of the bridge superstructure.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the Ethiopian Roads Authority at the address given below 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. 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Friday local time. A complete set of bidding document in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of Dec. 27, 2007 from address indicated below upon presentation of the document mentioned under item (2) above and a written application to the ERA and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 150.

Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Service Procurement Branch Office,2nd floor Room No. 204, Fax: 251-11-5 50 00 82 Or 551-48 66, Tel 251-11-515 30 15.

6.      Bidders shall submit “Bid and Bid Security” in one envelope. Evaluation is to be carried out in one stage.

7.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before Feb. 7, 2008 at 2;30 P.M. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000.00 Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend, at the address below on Feb. 7, 2008 at 2:30 P.M.

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

8.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bid.



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