Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

October 28, 2009

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Office of the Road Fund has allocated budget towards the cost of the Lah River Bridge Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments  for this contract.

2.      The Works to be carried out under this contract comprises the replacement of 24m R.C. Arch Bridge by a new 30 m long & width of 12 meters (7.30 meters plus 2 x 2.35 shoulders) R.C. Box Girder Bridge. Lah River Bridge is located in Debre Markos District on Debre Markos-Burie road segment about 380 km from Addis Ababa.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labour, material and equipment for the construction of the Bridge.

4.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites eligible bidders, which fulfill the following requirements, to submit sealed bids for the construction of the Bridge project mentioned in item NO. (1) above.

a.      In the case of Ethiopian bidders, Certificate of Registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with category GC-V or RC-V or BC-V or above renewed for 2001 EFY and other appropriate documents which shall include:-

i.         Trading License renewed for 2001 EFY: and

ii.       Tax Clearance Certificate valid at bidding date 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.

5.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures and is open to all eligible bidders as specified and defined in the Bidding Document.

6.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect eh bidding documents prepared in English language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 150 effective as of October 30, 2009. The method of payment shall be in cash.

Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 1st floor, Room No. 108, Tel. 251-11-515 30 15.

7.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, “Qualification information & Bid Security” in one envelope and “Financial Bid” separately in another envelope and should be sealed in an outer envelope.

8.      Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages, Qualification Evaluation first and Financial Bids of qualified bidders next.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before December 1, 2009 at 2:30P.M. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 50,000. Late bids will be rejected. Qualification information and Bid security of the bidders will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend, at the address below on the final date and time of bid submission as stated above.

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

10.  The Ethiopian Roads Authority reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids.


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