Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

October 6, 2009

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated budget towards the cost of Jodjo-Edjere –Arerti_ Gobensa, Sembo –Sholagebeya –Gorfo_Gobensa, and Metahbila Metehara Roads Project, Contract III- Lot 1: Sembo –Shola Gebeya Gorfo –Gindeber and intends to apply part of the proceds to eligible payments for this Contracts.

2.      The Works to be carried out under this contract comprises the upgrading of the road frm Sembo to Gindeber, through Shola Gebeya and Gorfo, which is part of the Modjo-Edjere-Arerti-Gobensa, Sembo-Shola Gebeya –Grofo –Gobensa, and Meteh Bila-Metehara Roads Project. The first 25km is an existing rural road which is gravel-surfaced, and the next 10km is low level gravel surfaced rural road and the remaining section, 24km, is a trail that will be upgraded to a paved surface standard (Triple Surface Treatment). The project road mostly follows the existing road mostly follows the existing road and trail alignment and with significant portion of new alignment. The project road proposed horizontal alignment generally traverses close to the existing route and trial with some offline improvement and new alignment sections to achieve the desired design standards. There is considerable volume of earthwork within the project road. The construction period is 1095 calendar days.

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 road project.

4.      Interested bidders shall submit the following evidence;

a.      In the case of Ethiopian bidders, Certificate of Registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-1 or RC-1 renewed for 2001 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, 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 b the country of establishment.

5.      Bidding will conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the bidding Documents, and are open to all eligible bidders as defined the Bidding Documents.

6.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the biding documents at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. from Mondays to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30: to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays local time.

A complete set of 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 750 for each project effective as of October 7, 2009. The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERA’s account number NBE 0160101011500.

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

7.      Bidders shall submit to envelopes, “Qualification information and 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 information first and financial bids of qualified bidders next.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before November 19, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 100,000. 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 reserves the right to accept any or reject any or all bids.


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