Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

November 11, 2009

Opening Date

January 28, 2010


Bid Category




1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the under listed projects and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under these contracts.

Item No.

Contract Name


Length (KM)

Type of Project

Pavement type


Hargele-Dolobay Road Project, Contract 1: Hargele-KM 60+000

Somali Regional State


Design Build (DB)

Gravel Surfaced


Hargele-Dolobay Road Project, Contract 2:KM 60+000-Dolobay

Somali Regional State


Design Build (DB)

Gravel surfaced

2.      The projects are located in Afder Zone of Somali Regional State in South Eastern Ethiopia. The roads shall be deigned and constructed to DS5 road class (ERA’s Geometric Design Manual-2002) with a gravel carriageway of 7m including shoulder. The road shall have a width of 7.0m outside town and 14.0 m (including 3.5 m packing lane) within town. The topographic nature of the project road includes varying from flat to gently sloping terrain.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites eligible bidders, which fulfill the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for the design and construction of the road project mentioned in item No.(1) above:-

a)     The bidders shall have a certificate of registration form Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-1 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 establishment.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the bidding documents and is open 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 to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Mondays to Thursday and 8:30 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 in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of November 16, 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 per contract.

Address1: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 1st floor, Room No. 108, Fax: 251-11-551 48 66 / 551 00 82, Tel. 251-11-551 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 stage, Qualification Information first and Financial Bids of qualified Bidders next.

8.      Bids may be submitted for either or both contracts of Hargele-Dolobay road project to fulfilling of the qualification criteria for individual and multiple contract criteria specified in eh Bidding Document.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or be before January 28, 210 at 2:30 P.M. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000.00 for each contract. Late b ids 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.

Direct General
Ethiopian Road Authority
Ras Abebe Aregay Street
Tel. +251-11-515 66 03
Fax. +251-11-551 48 66
P.O. Box 1770
Addis Ababa

      Time of bid opening will be as follows:

Item No.

Contract Name

Bid Opening time


Hargele-Dolobay Road Project, Contract 1: Hargele-KM 6-+100

January 28, 2010 at 2:45 P.M.


Hargele-Dolobay Road Project, Contract 2: KM 60+000-Dolobay

January 28, 2010 at 3:00 P.M.

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

Ethiopian Roads Authority


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