Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

February 12, 2010

Opening Date

March 30, 2010


Bid Category




1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated sufficient budget towards the cost of Mehal Meda ALem Ketema Road Project, Lot I. Mehal Meda-72 Km and Lot II Abus/77 Jm-Alem Ketema and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the construction works.

2.      The project road is allocated in the Amhara Regional State. The works under those contracts consists of the construction of the first 72 Km (Lot I) and the rest 47 Km (Lot II) roads of the Mehal Meda and ends at station 72+000 traversing through Zemero town and Zeret Village. The second lot of this project begins at station 72+000 and ends at Alem Ketema town traversing through Kimitet village. The works under these contacts include construction of a new road. The road shall have a cross-section of 7m (6m DBST and 0.5m shoulder on each side) including shoulders. The work also includes the construction of minor and major drainage structures.

3.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labor, material and equipment for the construction of this road project.

4.      Interested bides 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 2002 EFY and other appropriative documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:

           i.       Trading License renewed for 2002 EFY and

           ii.     Tax Clearance Certificate, which states that the bidder can participate in any public tender, 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 the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Monday 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 document 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 effective as of 15th February 2010. The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERA’s account number NBE 0160101011500. Address Ethiopian Rods Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 1st Floor, Room No. 108 Tel. 251 11 515 30 15.

7.      Bidders shall submit two envelope and “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 information first and Financial bids of qualified bidders next.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on o before 30th March, 2010 at 2:30 P.M. All 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 Road 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 Road Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Ethiopian Road Authority


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