Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

June 13, 2008

Opening Date

August 12, 2008


Bid Category




Notice of Invitation for Bid for Construction of Road

Project: 1. Angerb-Keraker Road project.
              2. Adura-Akobo and Adura-Burbe Road

1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated sufficient budget towards the cost of construction of Angerb-Keraker and Adura-Akobo & Adura-Burbe Road projects and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under these contracts.

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

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 valid for 2000 EFY

b)      In the case of bidders other than Ethiopians, any valid 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 2000 EFY; and

ii)       Its tax clearance certificate valid at bidding and VAT registration certificate

3.      Angereb-Keraker Road project is located in Northern part of Amhara regional state and the work under this project consists of Construction of 48 km length Gravel surfaced road involving earth works for excavation. Embankment and sub-grade; construction of granular sub0base and base; construction of asphalt concrete surfacing on certain high slop sections and construction of minor and major cross-drainage structures. The construction period is 1080 calendar days.
Adura-Akobo and Adura-Burbe Road projects is located in Gambela Regional in the Nuware zone and the work under this project, consists of construction of 125km length of road to a standard of main access road involving construction of new road surfaced with sub-base gravel wearing course having a 7 meter carriageway width and pipe culverts with galvanize corrugated steel and rein forced concrete. The construction period is 1460 calendar days.

4.      Bidding will 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 on the bidding documents at the address given below (Address 1) from 8:30 to 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Fridays local time. A complete set of bidding documents in English language may be inspected and purchased by interested bidders as of June 16, 2008 at the address below (Address 2) upon presentation of the documents mentioned under item (2) above and a written application to the same address (Address 2) and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 750.

Address 1: Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Services Procurement Branch
Office, 1st Floor, Room No. 108
Tel. 251-11-515 30 15 Or 251-115-53 20 18
Fax. 251-11-551 00 82 Or 551 48 66 Or 251-11 554 44 34
Address 2: Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Service Procurement Design & Technical
Support Division Administrative Support Office
2nd Floor, Room No. 204
Tel. 251-11-515 03 52
Fax. 251-11-551 00 82 Or 551 48 66 Or 251-11- 554 44 34

6.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, “Qualification information & Bid Security” in one envelope and “Financial Bid” separately in the second envelope and should be sealed in an outer envelope for each project.

7.      Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages, evaluation of Qualification information first and evaluation of Financial Bids of qualified bidders next for both projects.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before August 12, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. for both Projects. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000. Late bids will be rejected. Qualification information and Bid security of the bidders will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the address below at 2:30 P.M. for Angereb-Keraker road project and at 3:00 P.M. for Adura-Akobo & Adura-Burbe road project.

Director General
Ethiopian Roads Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. +251-11-515 66 03
Fax. +251-551 48 66

9.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.



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