Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 4000.00

Published Date

December 6, 2007

Opening Date

January 31, 2008


Bid Category

Road Project



Country: The Federal Democratic Republic pf Ethiopia
Project: Afdera-Ababa Road Project, Contract 2: Irebti-Afdera

1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated budget towards the cost of Afdera-Abala Road Project, Contract 2: Irebti-Afdera and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for this Contract.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority has now invites bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labor, material and equipment for the construction of Afdera-Abala Road Project, Contract 2: Irebti-Afdera which fulfills the following criteria,
In case of Ethiopian bidders, registered contractors of Category GC-1 or RC-1 with their trade license valid for the year 2000 E.F.Y., registered for VAT and tax clearance certificate.
In case of bidders other than Ethiopian; any relevant professional practice certificate and its trading license or equivalent.

3.      The road project is located in North Eastern Part of Ethiopia in the Afar Regional State and the work under this project consists of construction of 118 km length of the road to DS4 Standard of Asphalt Concrete Surface. The construction period is 1260 calendar days.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the international competitive bidding procedures specified in the Bidding Documents, and are open  to all bidders as defined 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 Mondays to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Fridays local time. A complete set of bidding documents prepared in English language 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 effective as of December 6, 2007. The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERA’s account number NBE 0160101011500.

Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement
Branch Office, 1st floor, Room No. 108
Tel: 251-11-515 30 15

6.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, “Qualification Application & Bid Security” in one envelope and “Bid” separately in other envelope and should be sealed in an outer envelope.

7.      Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages, Qualification Document first and Bids of qualified bidders next.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before January 31, 2008 at 2:30 P.M. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of 2,000.000.00 ETB. Late bids will be rejected. Qualification Application and Bid security of the bidders 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

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

Ethiopian Roads Authority


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