Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 750.00

Published Date

February 6, 2010

Opening Date

March 23, 2010


Bid Category





1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated budget towards the cost of Nehile-Ab Alb Road Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for this Contract.

2.      The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labour, material and equipment for the construction of Nehile-Ab Ala Road Project.

3.      Interested bidders shall submit the following evidence.

a)     Certificate of registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-1 or RC-1 renewed for 2002 EFY. and other appropriate documentary evidence demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:

i.        Valid trading license renewed for 2002 EFY; and

ii.      Tax clearance certificate or document which states the bidder can participate in any public procurement valid at the date of deadline of bid submission and VAT registration certificate.

4.      The project is located in the Afar National Regional State of Ethiopia. The project road is intends to connect two Woredas, namely Nehile and Ab Ala and the work under this project consists of construction of 58.7 km length of the road to DS5 Standard of Gravel Surface. The duration of the construction period is 820 calendar days including mobilization.

5.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding procedures specified in the Bidding Documents, and is open only to domestic contractors and foreign contractors registered in Ethiopia.

6.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. from Mondays to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. local time on Fridays. A complete set of bidding documents prepared in English language may be Purchased by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of non-refundable fee of ETB 750 effective as of February 7, 2010. 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 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 information first and Financial Bids of qualified bidders next.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before March 23, 2010 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

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



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