Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

August 4, 2009

Opening Date

September 15, 2009


Bid Category




1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated budget towards the cost of the following road projects.

Item No.

Name of project

Pavement Type

Project Location

Length (Km)

Duration (Calendar days)


Arbamich-kemba-Sawla Road Project, Contract-1: Arbamich-Belta






Endeselassie-Dejena-Dansha Road project, Contract-2: Dedebit- Addiremet


Tigray Regional State




Modjo-Edjere-Arerti-Gobensa, Sholagebeya-Gorfo-Gobensa, and metehabila-Metehara Roads Project, contract III- Lot 2: Gindeber-Gobensa

Triple Surface Tratment (TST)

Amhara/ Oromia



And intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for these contracts.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labour, materials and equipment for the construction of these road projects.

3.      interested bidders shall submit the following evidence;

a.      In the case of Ethiopian bidders, Certificate of Registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-1 or RC-1 renewed for 2001 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:

i.        Trading License renewed for 2001 EFY; and

ii.      Tax Clearance Certificate valid at bidding date and VAT Registration Certificate.

b.      In case of bidders other than Ethiopians; business organization registration certificate or Trade license issued by the county of establishment.      

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the national Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures and is open to all eligible bidders as specified and defined in the Bidding Documents.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. from Monday to Thursdays and 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday local time. A complete set of bidding documents prepared in English language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee of ETB 750 for each project effective as of August 10, 2009. The method of payment shall be in cash of direct deposit to ERA’s account number NBE 0160101011500. Address: Ethiopian Road Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 1st floor, Room No. 108, Tel: 251-11-515 3015

6.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, “Qualification information & Bid Security” in one envelope and “Financial Bid” separately in another envelope and should be sealed in an 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 September 15, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000 for each project. Late bids will be will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the address below on the final date, and time of bid submission as stated above.

Director General, Ethiopian Roads Authority
Rass Abebe Aregay Street,
Tel. +251-11-515 66 03
Fax +251-11-515 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

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


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