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

Design & Construction Works



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the Buahit-Dilibza Design and Build Road Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the design and construction works.

2.      The project road is located in the Amhara Regional State. The work under this contract consist of the design and construction of 57.8 km of Buahit-Dilibza Road Project. The road begins at Buahit which is located on the Debark-Mekaneberhan road about 140km from Gondar town and 70km from Debark Woreda.

The work under this contract consists of Design and Construction of new road, part of which is under construction by the Amhara Rural Road Authority on gravel surfaced basis, to Double Bituminous Surface Treatment (DBST) road standard and construction of minor and major drainage structures using the available designs prepared in 2005 and 2006 as a scope or preliminary design.

The project area is part of a high mountain massive in northern Ethiopia with altitude ranging from 3100 m to 4300 m above sea level including Ras Dashen, the highest peak in the Horn of Africa. The area is typified by generally high elevation and dissected terrain with rolling to hilly plateau in many parts, and steep to very steep valley sides. The topography is mostly rugged with deep gorges, dissected plateau and escarpments, which give the area its characteristics unique features.   

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 certificate 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 establishment.

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 to 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 5:30 pm. from Mondays to Thursday 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 in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of October 07, 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 251-11-5 51 4866/551 00 82, Tel. 251-11-515 30 15

Address 2: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Design & Technical Support Division Administrative Support Office, 2nd floor, Room No. 204, Fax 251-11-554 44 34/251-11-551 48 66, Tel. 251-11-515 03 52.

6.      Bidders shall submit two envelopes, the first labeled “Qualification Information and Bid Security”, and the second envelope “Financial Bid”, separately sealed and the two envelopes 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 Bid of qualified Bidders next.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before January 05, 2010 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 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 Roads Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Ethiopian Roads Authority


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