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Ethiopian Roads Authority

Ethiopian Herald Nov6,2020

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.

Package III (3)

Item/

No

 

Project Name

Estimated

span

Length(m)

 

Project

Duration

 

Contract

Delivery

 

Procurement

Type

1

Construction

Works of Kubi River Bridge Project

 

66.00

1.0 Years

 

 

 

DBB

 

 

 

NCB

2

Construction Works of Mermersa Bridge under Kombolcha RNSMBD

 

40.50

1.5 Years

Note: -DBB = Design, Bid and Build; NCB = National Competitive Bidding;

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;

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) 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:

Qualification and Evaluation Criteria of Package III (3) Road Projects

4.1 Construction Works of Kubi River Bridge Project

Item no

Qualification

Criteria

Minimum Requirement

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual

Construction

Turnover for

the Last Five

Years

ETB 50 Million (Peak)

ETB 126 Million (Average)

The annual construction Turnover (ACT)

requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and

Foreign Firms is ETB 94 Million (Average)

2

Liquid Asset

Cash Flow

Requirement

ETB 15 Million

ETB 21 Million

3

General

Construction

Experience

2 Years Firm Experienceunder Construction Contracts 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

or Contractor, Joint Venture Partner,

Management

Contractor or Subcontractor

4

Specific Construction Project Expriance

Minimum One Bridgeconstruction A Minimum of One (1) Bridge Construction Project of Similar Nature and Complexity, having total length andof 25 m and above with a valueof ETB 44 Million;

orA Minimum of

Two (2) Bridge

Construction Projects

of Similar Nature

Complexity,

having total length of 25 M and above each with a value of ETB 22 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 of Two (2) Bridge

Construction Projects of

Similar Nature and Complexity, having total length of 66 m

a value of not less

than ETB 63 Million

within the last ten

been successfully

and substantially

completed (80%

complete)

 

5

Grade

GC-5 or RC-5 or BC-4 and above

 

4.2 Construction Works of Mermersa Bridge under Kombolcha RNSMBD

Item no

Qualification

Criteria

Minimum Requirement

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual

Construction

Turnover for

the Last Five

Years

ETB 28 Million (Peak)

ETB 70 Million (Average)

The annual construction Turnover (ACT)

requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and

Foreign Firms is ETB 52 Million (Average)

2

Liquid Asset

Cash Flow

Requirement

ETB 8 Million

ETB 11 Million

3

General

Construction

Experience

2 Years Firm Experience under Construction Contracts 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

or Contractor, Joint Venture Partner,

Management

Contractor or Subcontractor

4

Specific Construction Project Expriance

Minimum One Bridge construction A Minimum of One (1) Bridge Construction Project of Similar Nature and  Complexity, having total length of 6 m  with a value  not less than of ETB 37 Million;or

A Minimum of

Two (2) Bridge

Construction Projects

of Similar Nature

Complexity,

having minimum span length of 6 M and above each with a value of ETB 18 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 of Two (2) Bridge

Construction Projects of

Similar Nature and Complexity, having minimum total  length of 40.5 m

 with a value of not less

than ETB 52 Million

within the last ten

been successfully

and substantially

completed (80%

complete)

 

5

Grade

GC-5 or RC-5 or BC-5 and above

 

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 the 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 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 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. local time from Monday to Thursday, and from 8:30 to11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. local time on Friday.

A complete set of bidding documents prepared in the 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 November 12, 2020. 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. 01715-33144600. Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, New Building Block A, 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 the above-listed projects under the packages 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 economic 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 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 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 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 December 24, 2020, at 2:30 P.M.

  • Director-General
  • 2nd Floor, Conference Room
  • Ethiopian Roads Authority
  • Ras Abebe Aregay StreetP. O. Box 1770
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Tel. +251-11-551 71 70/79Fax. +251-11-5514866

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

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY