Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

March 10, 2009

Opening Date

April 14,2009


Bid Category





1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the Sawla-Maji Road project, Lot :I Sawla-Laska, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the construction works.

2.      The project is located in south-western part of Ethiopia in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and peoples’ Regional State (SNNPRS). The work consists of construction of gravel surfaced( approximately 52km) road from its present condition(RR50 to DS6 gravel surfaced road standard. The starting point of the project road is at Sawla town (0696553N,0265042E, and Elev1352mamsl) at a culvert at the outskirt of the town, and proceeds in the south direction ending at Laska town. The road will have a 7m wide carriageway and no shoulder and parking lot width on both sides in rural section while in town sections the carriageway and parking lane is 13m. The town section will also have pedestrian walkway of 2.5m and side ditches on both sides of the road.
he road segment predominantly traverses through escarpment and mountainous terranin (about 63% of the total length )which is characterized by sharp horizontal curves and steep vertical grades and rolling and flat terrain which account for about 37% of the length  of the road.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites local eligible bidders, which fulfill the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for the construction of the road project mentioned in (1)

a)      The bidders shall have a certificate of registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-I or RC-I renewed for 2001 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance which shall include:

i)       Its trading license renewed for 2001 EFY: and

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

4.       Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in  the bidding documents and is open to all local 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 5:30P.M. from Mondays to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30A.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 March 11, 2009 at the address below (Address 2) upon presentation of the documents mentioned under item(3) above and a written application to the same address(Address2) 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
Address2 Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services
Procurement Design & Technical Support Division
Administrative Support office 2nd floor Room No. 204
Tel. 251115150352
Fax 251-11-5514866 Or 551 48 66  

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 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 April 14,2009 at 2:30 P.M All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000.00 Latte bids will be rejected. One Original and Four copies of the bids 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.


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