Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

January 23, 2010

Opening Date

March 3, 2010


Bid Category




1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has allocated budget towards the cost of Beto River Bridge-1 and 2 Projects and intends to apply part of this budget to eligible payments under these contracts.

2.      The Works to be carried out under Beto River Bridge-1 contract comprises the construction of 80m long Bridge which consists 40m long from pier to pier R.C. Box Grider Bridge and 20ml long abutment to pier R.C. Girder Bridge with a width of 8.92 meters (7.32 meters plus 2 x 0.8 pedestrian walkway) and 10.52m (8.92 meters plus 2 x 0.8 pedestrian walkway) respectively. The Works to be carried out under Beto River Bridge-2 contract comprises the construction of 40m long R.C. Box Girder with a width of 8.92 meters (7..32 meters plus 2 x 0.8 pedestrian walkway) Bridge. The projects are located in Amhara Regional State which is part of ALemketema-Akista road construction project.

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 two Bridges.

4.      Interested bides shall submit the following evidence;

a.      In the case of Ethiopia bidders, Certificate of Registration from Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category GC-III or RC-III or BC-III or above renewed for 2002 EFY and other appropriate documents which shall include:

i.        Trading License renewed for 2002 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 the bidding documents at the address-1 below from 8:30 to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. on Friday 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-2 below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 150 effective as of January 27, 2010.The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERA’s account number NBE 0160101011500.

Address 1:  Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Services Procurement Branch Office, 1st Floor, Room No. 108, Fax. 251-11-551 00 82 Or 551 48 66
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: 251-11-551 00 82 Or 551 48 66, Tel. 251-11-515 03 52

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 March 3, 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
Addis Ababa

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


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