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NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR BIDS 

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the following Road Construction Projects and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under these projects.

EthiopiaConstruction-Limited-Time-Offer The Authority invites bidders for construction works of road projects
Package X (10)
It noProject NameEstimated Length (Km)PavementType Project DurationContract Delivery Procurement Type
1Construction Works Dembecha Feres bet Adet Road Project Contract II: Sekela-Adet61.76                          AC3.0 YearsDBBICB
2Construction Works of Harowa chu – Shakiso Road Project56.94                          AC3.0 YearsDBBICB
3Construction Works of Nyinin yang Ongogi Road Project, Contract 1. Nyininyang(Km 0+000) – Km 31+50031.50                          AC4.0 YearsDBBICB

Note: – DBB = Design Bid Build; ICB = International Competitive Bidding; and AC = Asphalt Concrete

2. The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders to submit sealed bids  for providing the necessary labor, material and equipment for construction works of the above road projects.

3. Interested bidders shall submit the following evidence 

a. In the case of Ethiopian bidders, Certificate of Registration from Ministry of Construction with the relevant Categories as specified in item 4 of tables below renewed for 2012 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidence demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:

  • i) Trading License renewed for 2012 EFY;
  • i) Tax Clearance Certificate, which states that the bidder can participate in any public tender, valid at bid submission date;
  • iii) VAT Registration Certificate; and
  • iv)Registration as Supplier in the list of the mandated public body, i.e. Public Procurement and Property Administration Agency (PPPAA).

b. In case of bidders other than Ethiopians;

  • i) Business organization registration certificate or Trade License issued by the country of establishment.
  • ii) Tax Clearance Certificate issued from the Tax Authority (Inland Revenue Authority) which allows the bidder to participate in public tenders at the date of the deadline for bid submission if the foreign bidder already has on-going or completed projects in the Country; Ethiopia.

4. Bidding will be conducted through an International Competitive Bidding (ICB) and procedures as specified on the tables above and is open to all eligible bidders as specified and defined in the Bidding Documents. The minimum Annual Construction Turnover, Cash Flow, General and Specific Construction Experience for each of the project is as shown below:

4.1.Qualification and Evaluation Criteria of Package X (10) Road Projects

4.1.1. Construction Works Dembecha – Feres bet – Adet Road Project

Contract II: Sekela – Adet

Item/ No1Qualification CriteriaMinimum Requirement
Local BiddersForeign Bidders
ETB 584 Million (Peak)ETB 1.460 Billion (Average)
 Annual Construction Turn over for the Last Five YearsThe annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 1.095 Billion (Average).
2Liquid Asset / Cash Flow RequirementETB 182 Million ETB 243 Million 
3General construction experience2 Years firm experience under construction in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.5 Years firm Experience under Construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.
4Specifiction Construction Project ExperienceA Minimum of One (1) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction /Up grading/ Rehabilitation Project with a value of ETB 1.533 BillionORany  type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction /Up grading/ Rehabilitation Projects each with a value of ETB 766 MillionORA Minimum of Three (3) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction Road Construction /Upgrading/ Rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 511 Million;In all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).A Minimum of Two (2) Asphalt Concrete (AC) / Road Construction Upgrading / Rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 2.190 Billion A Minimum of Two (2) any Billion within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (80% Completed). 
5GradeRC-1 OR GC-1 

4.1.2. Construction Works of Harowachu – Shakiso Road Project

Item/ No1Qualification CriteriaMinimum Requirement
Local BiddersForeign Bidders
ETB 481 Million (Peak)ETB 1.204 Billion (Average)
 Annual Construction Turn over for the Last Five YearsThe annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 903 Million (Average).
2Liquid Asset / Cash Flow RequirementETB 150 Million ETB 200 Million 
3General construction experience2 Years firm experience under construction in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.5 Years firm Experience under Construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.
4Specifiction Construction Project ExperienceA Minimum of One (1) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction /Up grading/ Rehabilitation Project with a value of ETB 1.264 BillionORany  type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction /Up grading/ Rehabilitation Projects each with a value of ETB 632 MillionORA Minimum of Three (3) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction Road Construction /Upgrading/ Rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 421 Million; In all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).A Minimum of Two (2) Asphalt Concrete (AC) / Road Construction Upgrading / Rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 1.806 Billion A Minimum of Two (2) any Billion within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (80% Completed). 
5GradeRC-1 OR GC-1 

4.1.3. Construction Works of Construction Works of Nvininvan – Ongogi Road Proiect: Contract 1: Nvininyang. (Km 0+000 – Km 31+500

Item/ No1Qualification CriteriaMinimum Requirement
Local BiddersForeign Bidders
ETB 360 Million (Peak)ETB 901 Million (Average)
 Annual Construction Turn over for the Last Five YearsThe annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 676 Million (Average).
2Liquid Asset / Cash Flow RequirementETB 112 Million ETB 150 Million 
3General construction experience2 Years firm experience under construction in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.5 Years firm Experience under Construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.
4Specifiction Construction Project ExperienceA Minimum of One (1) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction /Up grading/ Rehabilitation Project with a value of ETB 1.262 BillionORany  type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction /Up grading/ Rehabilitation Projects each with a value of ETB 631 MillionORA Minimum of Three (3) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction Road Construction /Upgrading/ Rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 420 Million;In all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).A Minimum of Two (2) Asphalt Concrete (AC) / Road Construction Upgrading / Rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 1.803 Billion A Minimum of Two (2) any Billion within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (80% Completed). 
5GradeRC-1 OR GC-1 

5. If a bidder is awarded and /or recommended for award of any two works contracts by ‘ERA Six months prior to the Bid submission date of the subject projects and until award of the subject projects, the qualification criteria for the construction turnover will be the aggregate of the criteria of the subject projects; and that of the awarded contracts and/or those recommended to be awarded. A detailed qualification criteria is stated in the respective bidding documents.

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 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. local time from Monday to Thursday, and from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. local time on Friday. 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 a nonrefundable fee of ETB 1.000 or USD 40 for each proiect effective as of October 26, 2020. The method of payment shall be in cash or direct denosit to ERA’s account in the Commercial Bank of EthiopiaSengatera Branch through Account No. 01715-33144600 Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority New Building Block B Engineering Procurement Directorate, 1Floor, Office No. 102, Tel: +251-11-833 29 81/515-30-15.

7. Bidders can apply for one or for all or for any number of projects from the above listed projects under the package and shall submit their bid separately for each project they are interested to apply for However, bidders may be awarded on the projects under a package subjected to fulfilling of the Qualification Criteria for individual and multiple projects specified in the respective bidding documents based on the Employer’s best economical advantage.

8. Bidders shall submit their Bids in two envelopes, the first envelop labeled as “Qualification Information and Bid Security” and the second envelope “Financial Bid”, separate sealed and the two envelopes sealed in on other outer envelope.

9. Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages, Qualification Information first and Financial Bids of qualified Bidders next.

10.Bids must be delivered to the address, time and date specified below. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 500,000.00 for each project in a format acceptable to the employer. Late bids will be rejected. One Original and five Copies of the bids have to be submitted. The Qualification information and Bid Security will be opened immediately after the submission deadline in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend, at the address below.

11. The value of total certified payments received in each year shall be adjusted for inflation of Birr value through multiplying by Cn/Co factor, where Cn is value of 1 US Dollar in Birr on the 28 day prior to bid submission date and Co is the value of 1 US Dollar in Birr computed using the selling exchange rate prevailing on the last date of the respective fiscal year,

12.For the Specific construction projects experience requirement, the Contract value of projects referenced by the bidder shall be adjusted to reflect the current purchasing power of Ethiopian Birr by multiplying with Cn/Co factor, where On is the current selling exchange rate of 1 US Dollar to Ethiopian Birr which is taken at the 28th days prior to bid submission date and Co is the selling exchange rate of 1 US Dollar to Ethiopian Birr at the date of signing the contract.

13.Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before December 10, 2020 at 2:30 P.M.

Director General

New Building, Block B, 2wd Floor, Conference Room

Ethiopian Roads Authority

Ras Abebe Aregay Street

P. O. Box 1770

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel. +251-11-551 71 70/79

Fax. +251-11-5514866

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

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY


The Ethiopian Herald: Sunday October 25, 2020