Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

January 23, 2009

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the upgrading of Alba-Almegeya-Wulbareg road and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the construction works.

2.      The project road is located in the Southern Nations and Nationalities and Peoples Regional State. The project road, which is 58 km long, travelers three Woredas, It connects Alba Woreda, Sankur Woreda and Wulbarge Woredas. It connects three major towns, namely Alaba, Alemegebeya and Wulbarge. The geographical location of the start and end of the project road are with Adindan datum and geographic (latitiude and longitude) coordinate system are

Start point of project: N 7.314210 1E38.086510 and
End of the project: N 7.737680 E38.120520.

The works under this contract include upgrading of the road to DBST paved road.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites eligible 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 form Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-I or RC-1 renewed for 2000 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance which shall include:

(i)      Its 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 Biding (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) form 8:30 to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Mondays to Thursday and 8:30 to 11:30 plete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of January 26, 2009 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 Branch 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 Administrative Support Office, 2nd
Floor, Room No. 204
Tel. 251 11 515 03 52 Or 251-11-551 48 66
 Or 551 00 82 Or 251-11-515 03 52
Fax. 251-11-551 48 66 Or 551 00 82

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 March 3, 2009 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. The Qualification information and Bid Security will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend, at the address below immediately after the deadline for submission of bids.

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

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


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