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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 [Tender] - The Authority invites RC 1 or GC 1 bidders for construction works of Road Projects

1.1 Package XI Road Projects

Package XI
Item No Project Name Region Estimated length (km) Pavement . bridge type Project Duration Contract Delivery Procurement type
1 Adisalem- maygeba- maytemen road project Tigray 93.6 AC 3.5 years DB NCB
2 Jijiga- gelelish- degehamedo- segeg, contract IV: Degehamedo (km 165+220)- segeg (km 217+420) road project Somali 52.2 DBST 3 years DBB NCB
3 Ginchi- kachise- chulutie, Lot II: Shikute- Chulitie (59+000-122+206 km) road upgrading project. Oromia 63.21 AC 2.75 years DBB NCB

1.2 Package XII road project

Package XI
Item No Project Name Region Estimated length (km) Pavement . bridge type Project Duration Contract Delivery Procurement type
1 Adale- girawa road project Oromia 55 AC 3 years DB ICB
2 Mekanyesus/este- sidama- saint- road project, contract -1: Mekaneyesus /este-sidama Amahara 53.08 DBST 3 years DBB I CB

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 5 of tables below renewed for 2010 EFY and other appropriate documentary evidences demonstrating the bidders compliance, which shall include:

i) Trading License renewed for 2010 EFY; and

ii) Tax Clearance Certificate, which states that the bidder can participate in any public tender, valid at bid submission date and VAT Registration Certificate; and

iii) 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 ongoing or completed project in the Country; Ethiopia.

4. Bidding will be conducted through National and International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified on the tables above and is open to all eligible bidders as specified and defined in the Bidding Documents. The minimum General and Specific Construction Experience for each of the project is as shown below:

4.1 Package XI Road Projects

1. Adiselam – Maygeba – Maytemen Road Project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 337 Million (Peak) ETB 842 Million (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV)  local and of foreign firms is ETB 632 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 105 Million ETB 140 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 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.
4 Specific construction project experience A minimum of one any type of asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 1.032  Billion

OR

A minimum of two(2) any type of asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 516 Million;

OR

A minimum of three any type of asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) road construction/upgrading/rehabilitation project each with a value of at least ETB 344 Million within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully  and substantially completed (70% completed).

 

 

A minimum of two AC road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 1.473 Billion within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

2. Jijiga–Gelelish–Degehamedo–Segeg, Contract IV: Degehamedo (km 165+220) – Segeg (km 217+420) Road Project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 194 Million (Peak) ETB 484 Million (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of local and foreign firms is ETB 363 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 61 Million ETB 81 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 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.
4 Specific construction project experience A minimum of one Gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 509 Million

OR

A minimum of two(2) Gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB254  Million; that has been successfully  and substantially completed (70% completed) with the last ten (10) years

 

 

A minimum of two any type of asphalt (TST,DBST or AC) road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 727 Million within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

 

2. Jij iga–Gelelish–Degehamedo–Segeg, Contract IV: Degehamedo (km 165+220) – Segeg (km 217+420) Road Project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 344 Million (Peak) ETB 861 Million (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of local and foreign firms is ETB 645 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 108 Million ETB 143 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 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.
4 Specific construction project experience A minimum of one any type of asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 828  Million

OR

A minimum of two(2) any type of asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 414 Million;

OR

A minimum of three any type of asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) road construction/upgrading/rehabilitation project each with a value of at least ETB 276 Million within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully  and substantially completed (70% completed).

 

 

A minimum of two AC road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 1.183 Billion within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

4.2 Package XII Road Projects

1. Adale – Girawa Road Project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 343  Million (Peak) ETB 857 Million (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of local and foreign firms is ETB 643 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 107 Million ETB 143 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 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.
4 Specific construction project experience A minimum of one DBST road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 900 Million

OR

A minimum of two(2) DBST road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 450  Million;

OR

A minimum of three DBST road construction /upgrading/rehabilitation project each with a value of at least ETB 300 Million: in all cases, the experience shall be within the last 10(10) years that has been successfully  and substantially completed (70% completed).

 

 

A minimum of two AC road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 1.285 Billion within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

2. Mekaneyesus/Este-Simada-Saint Road Project, Contract-1; Mekaneyesus/Este – Simada

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 615 Million (Peak) ETB 1.538 Billion (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of local and foreign firms is ETB 1.153 Billion (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 192 Million ETB 256 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 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.
4 Specific construction project experience A minimum of one Gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 1.615 Billion

OR

A minimum of two(2) Gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 807  Million;

A minimum of  three (3) Gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 538 Million; in all cases, the experience shall be with in the last ten (1) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (70% completed).

 

 minimum of two any type of asphalt (TST,DBST or AC) road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 2.307 Billion within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

 

5. If a bidder is awarded and /or recommended for award of any works contract/s by ERA since October 01 , 2017 inclusive, 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 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 a.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 project, effective as of April 20, 2018. The method of payment shall be in cash or direct deposit to ERAs account in the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia – Sengatera Branch through Account No. 01 71 5-331 44600. Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Engineering Procurement Directorate, 2nd floor, Room,No. 207, Tel: 251 -11 -551 50 02.

7. Bidders can apply for one or for all or for any number of projects from the above listed projects under packages and shall submit their bid separately for each project they are interested to apply for. However, bidder 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 Employers 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. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 500,000.00 or USD 20,000.00 for each project. 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 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 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 May 21 , 2018 and June 04, 2018 at 2:30 P.M for Package XI and XII Road Projects respectively.

Director General

4th 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

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

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY


The Ethiopian Herald: Sunday April 22, 2018