Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

December 16, 2009

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category

Road Routine Term Maintenance



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Office of the Road Fund has allocated budget towards the cost maintenance works of the following Road Routine Term Maintenance Projects and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under these contracts.

Item No.

Name of project

Project Location (District)

Pavement type

Approximate Length of Project (km)



Alemgena and Shashemen








2.      The works under these contracts include maintaining of the roads in accordance with the respective technical specifications of the project (ERA’s Technical Specification for Road Maintenance Works, 2nd Edition August 2003 and ERA’s Standard Technical Specification for Pavement Rehabilitation and Asphalt Overlay Manual 2002).

3.      the Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites local eligible bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labour, material and equipment for the maintenance works of the road project.  

4.      Interested bidders shall submit the following evidence;

a.       The bidders shall have a certificate of registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-III or RC-III or above renewed for 2002 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance which shall include:

i.        Its trading license renewed fro 2002 EFY; and

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

5.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures and is open to all local eligible bidders as specified and defined in the Bidding Document.

6.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays local time. 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 150 for each project effective as of December 17, 2009.

The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERA’s account number NBE 0160101011500.

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

7.      Bidders shall submit two envelope “Qualification information & Bid Security” in one envelope and “Financial Bid” separately in another envelope and should be sealed in an outer envelope.

8.      Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages Qualification information first and Financial Bids of qualified bidders next.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before January 21, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB. 50,000. Late bids will be rejected. Qualification information and Bid security of the bidders will be opened in the presence bidder/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
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. +251-11-515 66 03
Fax +251-11-551 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

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

Ethiopian Roads Authority


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