Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 450.00

Published Date

June 28, 2007

Opening Date

August 30, 2007


Bid Category




1.       The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated sufficient budget towards the cot of Design and Construction of Yalo-Chercher (Weyra Wuha)-Mehoni Road Project (about 85 Km. long gravel road) and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under this contract.

The road is located in Southern Zone of Tigray Regional State in Northern Ethiopia and links the above woredas.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority invites Contractors, who fulfill the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for the design and Construction of Road Project mentioned in (1):-

a)      In the case of Ethiopia bidders only, their Certificate of Registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with category GC-1 or RC-1

b)      In the case of bidders other then Ethiopian, any relevant professional practice certificate.

c)      Other appropriate documentary evidence demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:-

i)    Its valid trading license and supplier registration certificate renewed for 1999 EFY; and

ii)       Its tax clearance certificate and VAT registration

3.      The work under this contract consists of Design and Construction of Gravel road and minor and major drainage structures.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the national competitive bidding procedures specified in the bidding documents, and are opened to all bidders, who fulfill, the above requirements.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information, inspect and acquire the bidding document at the office of:.

Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Services
Procurement, Design and Technical Support Division
ERA Building, 2nd Floor, Room Number 204
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. 251-11-515 30 15
Fax 251-11-551 00 82 Or 551 48 66
Addis Ababa

The bidding document prepared in English language and can be purchased by interested

Bidders as of June 28, 2007 at the above address upon presentation of the document mentioned under item (2) above and a written application to the Engineering Services Procurement, Design and Technical Support Division of ERA and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 450.

6.      The bidding procedure to be followed in the three-envelope procedure. The post qualification Application, Financial offers (Bids) and the bid security should be sealed in three separate envelopes and be clearly marked "Application for post Qualification", "Bids" and "Bid Security" for Design and Construction of Yalo Chercher (Weyra Wuha)-Mehoni Road Upgrading project respectively, and the three envelopes shall in turn be enclosed by an outer envelope marked "Post qualification, Bid and Bid security for Yalo-Chercher (Weyra Wuha)-Mehoni Design and Construction Road Upgrading Project”.

The Post-qualification applications and the Bid Security will be opened and evaluated first and the bids of the bidders who pass the post qualification evaluation will be opened for further evaluation. The bids of those bidders who failed the minimum Post-qualification evaluation shall be returned unopened after the award for contract.

7.       All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form and amount specified in the bidding documents, and must be delivered to:

The Director General, Ethiopian Roads Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel: 251-11 515 66 03
Fax: 251-11 551 48 66
Telex 21180
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa


On or before August 30, 2007 at 2:30 PM Post qualification applications and the Bid Security will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend.

8.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Tenders without giving any reason.



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