Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

November 6, 2008

Opening Date

December 25, 2008


Bid Category





1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the Maytsebry-Dima-Fiyel Weha-Abi Adi-Hawzen Road Project, Contract 1: Maytsedbery (Km 0) –Dima (km 75.6) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the construction works.

2.      The project Road is located in the Tigray Regional State. The project road lies within a rectangular area formed by latitude N13038’ and N13048’ in the north-south direction and by longitudes E38031’ and E39025’ in the east-west direction. Control points of the project are Maytsebry at E38’08’ N13’23’ and Dima at E38’19’, N13’40’. The works under this contract include upgrading of the roads to DS5 road class (ERA’s Geometric Design Manual-2002). The upgrade road shall have a cross section width of 7.0m outside town (with outh shoulder) and 13m width (including 3m parking lane) within town sections. The formation of the road is 25cm base course/wearing gravel, 20cm sub base and 25cm capping layer. The work also includes construction of minor and major drainage structures. The construction period is 1095 calendar days.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders, which fulfill the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for the construction of the road project 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 renewed for 2000 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance which shall include:-

(i)      Its trading licence renewed for 2000 EFY; and

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

b)      In case of Bidding 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 Thursday 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 10, 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 750.

Address 1: Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Services Procurement Brach Office
1st floor, Room No. 108
Tel. 251-11-515 30 15
Fax. 251-11-551 48 66 Or 551 00 82
Address 2: Ethiopian Roads Authority
Engineering Services Procurement Design & Technical Support
Division Administration Support Office, 2nd floor
Room No. 204
Tel. 251-11-515 03 52
Fax. 251-11-551 48 66 Or 551 00 82
Rom No. 204

6.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, the first envelope labeled “Qualification Information and Bid Security”, and the second envelope “Financial Bid”, separately sealed and the two envelopes sealed in another outer envelope.

7.      Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages, Qualification Information first and financial Bids of qualified Bidders next.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before December 25, 2008 at 2:30 PM. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000.00. Late bids will be rejected. One Original plus four Copies of the bid have to be submitted. Qualification information and Bid Security will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend, at the address below on December 25 at 2:30 PM.

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

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


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