Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

November 2, 2008

Opening Date

December 18, 2008


Bid Category

Maintenance Works




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

Item No.

Contract Name


Approximate Lenth (Km)

Type of Construction




Routine term maintenance of Bure section roads under Debremarkos District

Amhara Regional State

181 km

86 km

Routine term maintenance


Routine term maintenance of Sodo section roads under Sodo Sisteict

SNNP Regional State

68 Km

279 Km

Routine term maintenance

2.      The works under these contracts include maintaining of the roads in accordance with the respective technical specifications of each project (ERA’s Technical Specification for Road Maintenance Works, 2nd Edition August 2003). The maintenance work of Bureau section under D/Markos district includes maintaining of approximately 267km road out of which 18 km is paved and 86km is paved and 279 km is unpaved.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders, which fulfill the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for maintenance works of the road projects mentioned in (1):-

a)      In these case of Ethiopian Bidders only, its certificate of registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-V or RC-V or above renewed for 2000 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidence demonstrating the bidder’s compliance which shall include:

(i)      Its valid trading license renewed for 2000 EFY; and

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

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

4.      Bidding will be conducted though 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 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Monday to Thursdays and 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 may be purchased by interested bidders as of November 3, 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 of Birr 150 per contract.

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

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

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

7.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before December 18, 2008 at 2:30 P.M. Number of copies of bid to be submitted: One Original plus Four Copies Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 50,000.00. 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 Ababe 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.

I No.

Contract Name

Bid Opening time


Routine term maintenance of Bure section roads under debremarkos District

December 18, 2008 at 2:30 P.M.


Routine term maintenance of Sodo section roads under Sodo District.

December 18, 2008 at 2:45 P.M.

8.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids with out giving any reasons.

Ethiopian Roads Authority


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