Bid No.

ORA 01/2002

Issued By

Oromia Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

November 1, 2009

Opening Date

December 07, 2009


Bid Category





1.      The Mettu Town Administration has allocated fund, with Oromia National Regional State, to be used for the procurement of contracts for the construction works of Mettu Town internal asphalt road.

2.      The Oromia Roads Authority (ORA), on behalf of Mettu Town Administration & Oromia National Regional government, now invites registered contractors of Category GC-3 or RC-3 and above with their professional and trade license valid for the year 2002/2001 E.C., registered for VAT and having tax clearance certificate (for local contracts) and any relevant professional practice certificate and its trading license or equivalent (for foreign contractors) to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labor, material and equipment for Mettu Town internal asphalt Road Project. Mettu Town is situated in Ilu Aba Bora Zone (Capital of the Zone) of the Oromia National Regional Sate, which is 600 Km away from Finfinne, along Finfinne-Jimma/ Nekempt-Bedele-Mettu-Gore trunk road.

3.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the bidding documents, and are open to all eligible bidders.

4.      The works to be carried out under this contract comprises the construction of asphalt road to a standard of double surface treatment road which is approximately 4.30 km long. The project road is located in Mettu Town, Ilu Aba Bora Zone of the Oromia National Regional State. The start of the project is Arat Kilo and ends at Mettu University, (with in the Town). Presently there is an existing gravel road.

5.      The project work is the construction of double surface treatment asphalt road. The road will have a 7m carriageway width, 1.2m ditch and 80cm walkway, on both sides, throughout its length. The construction of the road is estimated to take 360 calendar days.

6.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the Oromia Roads Authority at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. from Monday to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 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 the 1st announcement of the bid on the Ethiopian Herald Newspaper at the address given below upon presentation of the document mentioned under item (2) above and a written application to the ORA and upon payment of  a non-refundable fee of ETB 750.00.

7.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, “Qualification Information and Bid Security” and ‘Financial Offer” separately sealed and the two envelopes should also be sealed in an outer single envelope.

8.      Evaluation shall 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 December 07, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000.00. Late bids will be rejected. Bid and bid security will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the address below on December 07, 2009 at 3:30 p.m.

General Manager,
Oromia Roads Authority
Tel. 011-156-85 62 Or 011-156-87 59
Fax 011-156-57 89
P.O. Box 182197

10.  Oromia Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids without giving any reasons.

Oromia Roads Authority


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