Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

September 4, 2007

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of construction of the under listed projects and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under this contract.

Item No.

Contract Name


Length (Km)

Type of construction


Ginir-Imi-Gode Road upgrading project (contract-1)-Ginir-Beredimtu

Oromia and Somali Regional States


Gravel surfaced


Ginir-Imi-Gode Road upgrading project) contract 2)-Beredimtu-Imi

Oromia and Somali regional States


Gravel surfaced


Ginir-Imi-Gode Road upgrading project (contract-3)-Imi-Lab

Oromia and Somali Regional States


Gravel surfaced


Ginir-Imi-Gode road upgrading project (contract 4)-Lab_Gode

Oromia and Somali Regional States


Gravel surfaced


2.      The works under these contracts include upgrading of the roads to DS5 road class (ERA’s Geometric Design Manual-2002). The upgraded road shall have a cross-section width of 7.0m outside town (without shoulder) and 19m width (including 3.5m parking lane and 2.5m pedestrian walkway) within town section. The formation of the roads is 20cm base course/wearing gravel and 10cm capping layer. The work also includes construction of minor and major drainage structures.

3.     The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders, which fulfill the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for the construction of the road projects mentioned in

 (1):- a) In the case of Ethiopian 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 than Ethiopians, any 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: and

    (ii)  Its tax clearance certificate and VAT registration

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the bidding documents, and is open to all eligible bidders.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the Ethiopian Roads Authority at the address given below (Address 1) from 8:30 to 12:30 AM and 1:30 to 5:30 PM to 5:30 PM on Fridays local time. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders documents in English may be purchased complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of September 3, 2007 at the address below (Address 2) upon presentation of the document mentioned under item (3) above and a written application to the same address  (Address 2) and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 750 per contract.

Address 1: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 1st Floor, Room No. 108, Fax, 251-11 550 00 82 Or 551 48 66, Tel. 251-11 515 30 15

Address 2:  Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Design & Technical Support Office, 2nd Floor, Room No. 204, fax: 251-11-550 00 82 Or 551 48 66, Tel. 251-11 515 03 52

6.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, “Qualification application and Bid Security”. And “Bid”, separately sealed and the two envelopes sealed in an outer envelope.

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

8.      Bids can be delivered to the address below on or before November 1, 2007 at 2:30 PM. Number of copies of bid to be submitted: one Original plus Four Copies.

Bids can be submitted for one multiple contracts, however, discounts offered on condition of multiple contract awards will not be considered.

Each bid 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.

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

Time of bid opening will be as follows.


Contract Name

Bid Opening time


Ginir-Beredimtu (Contract 1)

November 1, 2007 at 2:30 PM


Beredimtu-Imi (contract 2)

November 1, 2007 at 3:00 PM


Imi-Lab (contract 3)

November 1, 2007 at 3:30 PM


Lab-Gode (contract 4)

November 1, 2007 at 4:00 PM


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



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