Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 450.00

Published Date

October 20, 2007

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category

Road Construction



Notice of Invitation for Design and Construct Road Project

1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated sufficient budget towards the cost of Design and Construction of Yalo-Bisober-Hulaga-Chercher (Weyra Wuha)- Mehoni Road Project (about 65 Km long gravel road) and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under this contract.

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

a)      In the case of Ethiopian bidders only, its Certificate of Registration form Ministry of Works and Urban Development with category GC-1 or RC-1

b)      In the case of bidders other than Ethiopians, and relevant professional practice certificate

c)      Other appropriate documentary evidence demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:-
I.Its valid trading license and suppliers 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, which fulfills, 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 No. 204
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: 251-11-515 30 15

Fax: 251- 11-551 00 82Or 551 48 66

The bidding document is prepared in English language and can be purchased by interested bidders as of October 30, 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 is a 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 the Design and Construction of Yalo-Bisober-Hulaga-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-Bisober-Hulaga-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 of 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 January 15, 2008 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 with out giving any reason.



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