Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

July 31, 2008

Opening Date

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Bid Category

Consultancy Service




Country: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Consultancy Services: Feasibility, Design Studies and Tender Document Preparation for dry port along the Addis Ababa

Moyale Corridor and expansion of Modjo dry port along the corridor.

1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a grant from the African Development Fund to finance the Consultancy Services for the Feasibility, Design Studies and Tender Document Preparation of Dry Port along the Addis Abab-Moyale corridor and expansion of the Modjo dry port along the corridor. The Scope of the design study encompasses at  least the following elements.

Undertake a detailed study to identify and assess options for the possible future location of dry port and port oriented container traffic.

Carry out traffic volume assessment on the  proposed corridor and assess an integrated land use plan for the dry port in the location identified.

Study modalities in freight forwarding requirements in line with the development of dry port.

Outline design of dry port terminal, based on operational requirements of traffic and customs procedures.

Study of phasing of dry port construction, to take account of anticipated traffic flow.

Study possible options for dry port contracting and

Undertake economic feasibility study of dry port, the potential  effect associated with the environment, traffic implication and regional development impacts.

Prepare detailed engineering design for the dry port and truck staging area to improve efficiency between the dry port and the port.

Together with investment costs, identify and suggest all equipment, instruments and all basic input necessary for the establishment of dry port.

Study for the expansion of the existing dry port at Modjo along the corridor.

Prepare a complete set of Tender Documents which will serve as a basis for tendering the construction works through International Competitive Bidding (ICB) or though national competitive bidding (NCB) procedure as it will be decided by the client.

2.      The expected time of commencement of the service is January 2009.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites eligible Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc…) Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications clearly indicating the type of association as joint venture or sub consultancy or other clearly defined type of association.

4.      The above information will be used to short list up to 7 (seven) capable Consultants to complete for the services.

5.      Consultants will be sealed in accordance with the procedures specified in the Rules of procedure for the use of consultant by African Development Bank, January 2005.

6.      Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours: from 08:30 to 12:30 hours and from 13:30 to17:30 hours (local time), Monday to Thursday and 08:30 to 11:30 and 13:30 to 17:30 on Friday.

7.      Expression of  interest must be delivered in two copies for the project to the address below before September 1, 2008 at 5:30 P.M.

Engineering Services Procurement, Design and Technical
Support Division Ethiopia Roads Authority
Tel. 251-11-551-50-02, Telex: 21180
Fax: 251-11-551-00-82 Or 551-48-66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa


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