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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
Package IX
Item No. Project Name Region Estimated length (km) Pavement /bridge type Project duration Contract delivery Procurement type
1 Assaita junction assaita design and build road project Afar 55.3 AC 3 years DB NCB
2 Lare new jikawo- ninighang road project Gambella 35 AC 3 years DB ICB
3 Tercha- weldehane- omonada junction road project, contract I; tercha- weldehane- wereho SNNP 90 AC 4.5 years DB ICB
4 Tercha- weldehane- omonada junction road project, contract II;  werebo- gona- omonada junction SNNP 67 AC 4 years DB ICB
5 Morka- gircha chencha road project SNNP 72.6 DBST 3.5 years DBB ICB
6 Bahirdar abay river bridge and approach road design and build project Amahara 4.7 &- 380 m span bridge Extradosed bridge 3 years DB ICB

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 2009 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:

1. Assaita Junction – Asaita Design and Build Road Project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 242 Million (Peak) ETB 604 Million (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of foreign firms is ETB 453 billion (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 75 Million ETB 101 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture partner  or sub- contractor. 5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture 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 634.0  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 317.0 Million;

In all cases, the experience shall be within the last ten(10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed(70% completed).

 

 

A minimum of two Asphalt concrete (AC road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 906 Million within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

2. Lare – New Jikawo – Ninighang Road Project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 391 Million (Peak) ETB 979 Million (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of foreign firms is ETB 734 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 122 Million ETB 163 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture partner  or sub- contractor. 5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture 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 1.028  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 514 Million;

OR

A minimum of three (3) any type of asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project  projects each with a value of at least ETB 343 Million;

In all cases, the experience shall be within the last ten(10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed(70% completed).

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A minimum of two Asphalt concrete  road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 1.468 Billion Each  within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

3. Tercha–Weldehane–Omonada Junction Road Project, Contract I: Tercha–Weldehane–Werebo

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 421 Million (Peak) ETB 1.052 Billion (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of foreign firms is ETB 789 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 132Million ETB 175 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture partner  or sub- contractor. 5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture 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 1.657 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 829 Million;

OR

A minimum of three (3) any type of asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project  projects each with a value of at least ETB 552 Million;

In all cases, the experience shall be within the last ten(10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed(70% completed).

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A minimum of two Asphalt concrete  road construction/ upgrading rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 2.367 Billion Each  within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

4. Tercha–Weldehane–Omonada Junction Road Project, Contract-II: Werebo – Gona – Omonada Junction

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 268 Million (Peak) ETB 669 Million (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of foreign firms is ETB 502 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 84 Million ETB 111 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture partner  or sub- contractor. 5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture 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 936  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 468 Million;

OR

A minimum of three (3) any type of asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project  projects each with a value of at least ETB 312 Million;

In all cases, the experience shall be within the last ten(10) years that have 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 1.338 Billion within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC 1 or GC 1

5. Morka-Gircha-Chencha Road Project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 431 Million (Peak) ETB 1.079 Billion (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of foreign firms is ETB 809 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 135 Million ETB 180Million
3 General  construction experience 2 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture partner  or sub- contractor. 5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture or sub- contractor.
4 Specific construction project experience A minimum of one new gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 1.321 Billion

OR

A minimum of two(2)  new gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation projects each with a value of at least ETB 661 Million;

OR

A minimum of three (3) new gravel road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project  projects each with a value of at least ETB 440 Million;

In all cases, the experience shall be within the last ten(10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed(70% completed).

 

 

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 1.887 Billion within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% completed).
5 Grade RC-1 or GC 1

6. Bahirdar Abay River Bridge and Accesses Design and Build road project

Item /No Qualification criteria Minimum requirement
Local bidders Foreign bidders
1 Annual construction turnover for the last five years ETB 443 Million (Peak) ETB 1.107 Billion (Average)
The annual construction turnover(ACT) requirement for a joint venture (JV) of foreign firms is ETB 830 Million (Average).
2 Liquid asset / cash flow requirement ETB 138 Million ETB 184 Million
3 General  construction experience 2 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture partner  or sub- contractor. 5 years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime contractor, joint venture or sub- contractor.
4 Specific construction project experience Minimum one bridge construction project having span length of 25 m and above with a value of ETB 1.162 Billion; OR

Minimum two bridge construction projects having span length of 25m and above each with a value of ETB 581.0 Million

OR

Minimum three bridge construction projects having span length of 25m and above each with a value of ETB 387.0 Million;

In all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed(70% completed)

Minimum two bridges construction projects having span length of 50 m and above; such as extra dosed, cable stayed, suspension or other bridges similar in nature and complexity each with a value of ETB 1.66 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 4, 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 package 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 1US Dollar to Ethiopian Birr which is taken at the 28th days prior to bid submission date and Co is the selling exchange rate of 1US Dollar to Ethiopian Birr at the date of signing the contract.

13. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before May 17, 201 8 at 2:30 P.M.

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: Friday, April 6, 2018