Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

November 18, 2008

Opening Date

December 25, 2008


Bid Category



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has funds within the Employer’s budget to be used for the procurement of Contractors for Groundwater Study, Design, Drilling and Development project of its Own Force projects in the Somali Regional State.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Groundwater Study, Design, and Drilling and Development Project. The project sites is found is Somali State, Degehabour Kebridehar and Gode- Kebridehar Routes.

The scope of the project is to study, Design, Drill and Devlope deep mapping water wells within an average depth of 250 meter.

3.      Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the open National tendering procedures contained in the Public Procurement Proclamation of the Federal Government of Ethiopia and is open to eligible bidders which fulfill the following requirements.

a)      In the case of Ethiopian Bidders only, its certificate of registration from Ministry of Water Resources with category of drilling Contractor Grade III or above.

b)      In case of Bidders other than Ethiopians; business organization registration certificate or trade license issued by the country of establishment.

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the Ethiopian Roads Authority at the address given below (Address I) from 8:30 to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Monday to Thursday and 8:30 to 11:30 and 1:30 5:30 P.M. from Fridays local time. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of November 20, 2008 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 150. The method of payment will be direct deposit to ERA’s account NBE 0160101011500 or direct payment to ERA cashier’s.

Address 1: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 1st floor, Room No. 108, Fax: 251-11-551 48 66 Or 551 00 82, Tel. 251-11-515 03 52.

Address 2: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Design & Technical Support Division Administrative Support Office, 2nd floor, Room No. 204, Fax. 251-11-551 48 66 OR 551 00 82, Tel. 251-11-515 03 52.

5.      Bidders shall seal the original and all copies of the Bid in two inner envelopes and one outer envelopes, duly marking the inner envelopes as “ORIGINAL” and “COPIES”.

6.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before December 25, 2008 at 2:30 P.M. All bids will be rejected. One Original plus four copies of the bid have to be submitted. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the address below on December 25, 2008 at 2:30 P.M.

Direct 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

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


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