Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

May 21, 2009

Opening Date

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Bid Category




(National Competitive Bidding)

1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the May Tsebry-Dima-Fiyel Weha-Abi Adi –Hawxen Road Proejct, Contract 2: Dima (km 75.6) –Fiyel Weha (km 162.2), and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the construction works.

2.      The project is located in northern part of Ethiopia, in the Tigray Regional State. The work consists of construction of 87km of the road from Dima to Fiyel Weha of the May Tsebry-Dima-Fiyel Weha-Abi Adi-Hawxen Road Project. The section is a new road with a DS5 road class (ERA’s Geometric Design Manual-2002). The upgraded road shall have a cross-section width of 7.0m outside town (with out shoulder) and 13m width (including 3m parking lane) within town sections. The formation of the road is 17.5cm-20cm gravel wearing course and 7.5cm -10cm improved sub grade layer. The road traverses mainly though rolling to mountainous terrain. There is an existing earth track for certain portions of the road, No drainage structures of any kind (bridges and minor structures) exist along the track.

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 certified 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.

b)      In case of Bidders other than Ethiopians; business organization registration certificate or trade license issued by the country of established

4.       Bidding will be conducted through 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 at 12:30 A.M to 11:30A.M and 1:30 P.M to 5:30P.M on Fridays local time. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of may 25,2009 at the address below (Address 2) upon presentation of the documents mentioned under item (3) above and a written application to the same address (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, Fax 251-11-5514866 or 5510082, Tel. 251-11-515 30 15

Address 2: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services procurement Design 7 Technical Support Division Administrative Support office 2nd floor, Room No. 204, Fax  251-11-5514866 or 5510082, Tel. 251-11-515 03 52

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 June 30, 2009 at 2:30 P.M. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000.00. Late bids will be rejected. One Original and four Copies of the bids have to be submitted. The Qualification of 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 Road Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Ethiopian Road Authority


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