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NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR BIDS

1. 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 providing the necessary labour, material and equipment for construction works
Package 6 Maintenance Projects
It.No.Project NameEstimatedLength(Km)Pavement Type ProjectDuration Contract Delivery Procurement Type 
1Chefarobit- Harbu Periodic Maintenance Road Project underCombolcha Road Network Management Directorate (Re-Bid)55.0AC 2.0Years DBB NCB 
2Addis Zemen- Ebnat- Belesa; Lot I: Addis Zemen- EbnatPeriodic Maintenance Road Project under Gondar RoadNetwork Management Directorate (Re-Bid)35.0Gravel 1.0Years DBB NCB 
3Addis Zemen- Ebnat- Belesa; Lot II: Ebinat- Belesa PeriodicMaintenance Road Project under Gondar Road NetworkManagement Directorate (Re-Bid)52.0Gravel 1.0  YearsDBB NCB 

Note: – AC= Asphalt Concrete, NCB = National Competitive Bidding, DBB= Design, Bid and Build

2. The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labour, 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 2013EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidder’s compliance, which shall include:

  • i) Trading License renewed for 2013 EFY; and
  • ii) 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 National Competitive Bidding (NCB) 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 requirements for each of the project is as shown below:

Qualification and Evaluation Criteria of Road Projects

4.1 Chefarobit-Harbu Periodic Maintenance Road Project under Combolcha Road Network Management Directorate (Re-Bid)

Item/NoQualification CriteriaMinimum Requirement 
Local BiddersForeign Bidders
1Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five YearsETB 47 Million (Peak) ETB 118 Million (Average)
The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 88 Million (Average)
2Liquid Asset/Cash Flow RequirementETB 14 MillionETB 19 Million
3General Construction Experience2 years firm experience under constructioncontracts in the role of Contractor, JointVenture partner or sub-contractor.5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor. 
4Specific Construction Project ExperienceA minimum of one (1) any road maintenance Or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading overlay project with a value of at least ETB 82 Million;ORA minimum of Two (2) any road maintenanceOr construction/rehabilitation/upgradingoverlay projects each with a value of at least ETB 41 Million;In  all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).A Minimum Two (2) periodic maintenance or construction/ rehabilitation/upgrading/overlay road projects each with a value of at least ETB 118 Million within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80%completed).
5GradeRC -4 or GC-4 

4.2 Addis Zemen-Ebnat-Belesa; Lot I: Addis Zemen-Ebnat Periodic Maintenance Road Project under Gondar Road Network Management Directorate (Re-Bid)

Item/NoQualification CriteriaMinimum Requirement
Local BiddersForeign Bidders
1Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five YearsETB 19 Million (Peak)ETB 48 Million (Average)
The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 36 Million (Average)
2Liquid Asset/Cash Flow RequirementETB 6 MillionETB 8 Million
3General Construction Experience2 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor.5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor. 
4Specific Construction Project ExperienceA minimum of one (1) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project with a value of at least ETB 16 Million; ORA minimum of Two (2) any road maintenance or construction/ rehabilitation/upgrading projects each with a value of at least ETB 8 Million;In all cases, the projects shall be within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).A minimum of Two (2) Periodic maintenance or construction/ rehabilitation/upgrading road projects each with a value of at least ETB 24 Million within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80%completed).
5GradeRC-6 or GC -6 

4.3 Addis Zemen-Ebnat-Belesa; Lot II: Ebinat-Belesa Periodic Maintenance Road Project under Gondar Road Network Management Directorate (Re-Bid)

Item/NoQualification CriteriaMinimum Requirement 
Local BiddersForeign Bidders
1Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five YearsETB 25 Million (Peak)ETB 64 Million (Average)
The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 48 Million (Average)
2Liquid Asset/Cash Flow RequirementETB 8 MillionETB 10 Million
3General Construction Experience2 years firm experience under construction contractsin the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor.5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor. 
4Specific Construction Project ExperienceA minimum of one (1) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project with a  value of at least ETB 22 Million; ORA minimum of Two (2) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading projects each with a value of at least ETB 11 Million;In all cases, the projects shall be within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).A minimum of Two (2) Periodic maintenance or construction/ rehabilitation/upgrading road projects each with a value  of at least ETB 32 Million within the last ten (10) yearsthat have been successfully and substantially completed  (80%completed). 
5GradeRC-6 or GC -6 

5. If a bidder is awarded and /or recommended for award of any two works contract/s by ERA six months prior to the bid submission date of the subject projects until award of the subject projects, the qualification criteria for the construction turnover will be the aggregate of the criteria of the subject project; and that of the awarded contract/s and/or those recommended to be awarded. A detailed qualification criterion 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 25 for each project, effective as of July 02, 2021. The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERA’s account in the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Sengatera Branch through Account No. 0171533144600. Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, New Building, Engineering Procurement Directorate, 1st Floor, Office No. 108, 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 this package (Package 6) 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 envelope labeled as “Qualification Information and Bid Security” and the second envelope “Financial Bid”, separate sealed and the two envelopes sealed in on another 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 Three 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/Cofactor, where Cn is the 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 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 Ch/Cofactor, where Cn 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 August 05, 2021, at 2:30 P.M. for Road Projects.

Director-General

ERA’s New Building, Block B, 2nd Floor, Conference

Room, Room No.204

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

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

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY


The Ethiopian Herald: Sunday June 27, 2021  

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