INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 450.00

Published Date

May 24, 2007

Opening Date

July 24, 2007

Remarks

Bid Category

Road Upgrading Project

Description

 

1.       The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated sufficient budget toward the cot of Design and Construction of Almata-Mehoni Hewane Road Upgrading Project (about 114 Km. Long existing 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 three Woredas, Almata, Mehoni and Hewane.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority invites eligible bids for the Design and Construction Road Project mentioned in (1):-

a)      In the case of Ethiopia bidders only, its 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 bidders/ 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 consist of Design and Construction of the existing gravel surfaced road to Upgrading to asphalt concrete road standard and construction and repair of minor and major drainage structures.

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

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information, inspect and acquire the bidding document at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 PM and 1:30 to 5:30 PM from Monday to Thursday and 8:30 to 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM from Monday to Thursday and 8:30 to 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM on Friday local time.

Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Services Procurement, Design and
Technical Support Division
ERA Building, 2nd Floor, Room No. 204
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. 251-11-515 30 15
Fax 251-11-551 00 82 Or 551 48 66
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

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 non-refundable fee of ETB 450 or in USD 50 for the project effective as of May 30, 2007. The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERA's account number NBE 0160101011500. address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Service Procurement Branch Office, 2nd Floor, Room No, 204, Fax: 251-11-550 00 82/551-48 66, Tel: 251-11-515 30 15.

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 Alamata-Mehoni-Hewane 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 Alamata-Mehoni-Hewane Design and Construction Road Upgrading Project".

The Post-qualification applicants will be opened and evaluated first and the bids (Financial offer) and the bid security 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.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before July 24, 2007 at 2:30 PM. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of amount specification in the bidding documents. Late Bids will be rejected. Post qualification applications will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of bidders/retrospectives who choose to attend at the address below on the final date and time of the bid submission as stated above.

The 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

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

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY

   

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