Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA)

Ethiopian Herald Nov20,2020

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 XII (12)

It. No.  

Project Name

Estimated Length (km)

Pavement Type

Project Duration

Contract Delivery

Procurement Type

1

Continuation of Construction Works of Diri Masha Road

Project; Contract I: Gimbo – Km 61+960 (Re-Bid)

61.96

AC

3.0 Years

DBB

ICB

2

Construction Works of Omo River – Kebish – Bero/Dima (Dima – F4F6)

Road Project: Lot 1: Dima – km 90. (Re-bid)

90.00

AC

3.0 Years

DBB

ICB

3

Construction Works of Diri – Masha Road Project; Lot: 2 km  61(Konda) – km  142 (Yina) and Spur from Km 134 to Masha (Re-Bid)

102.50

 

AC

 

4.0

Years

DBB

 

ICB

 

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 evidences 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 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 XII (12)

Road Projects

4.1.1. Continuation of Construction Works of Diri – Masha Road Project: Contract I: Gimbo- Km 61+960 (Re-Bid)

Item/ No

Qualification Criteria

Minimum Requirement

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual  Construction Turnover for  the Last Five Years

ETB 396 Million (Peak)

ETB 990 Million (Average)

The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 743 Million (Average).

2

Liquid Asset/Cash Flow Requirement

ETB 123 Million

ETB 165 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 Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or  Sub-Contractor.

 

4

Specific Construction Project Experience

A Minimum of One (1) any type of asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction / Upgrading / Rehabilitation  Project with a value of ETB

1.04 Billion; OR A Minimum of Two (2) any type of asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction/Upgrading/ Rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 520 Million; OR A Minimum of Three (3) any type of asphalt

(DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction / Upgrading / Rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 346 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) As phalt Concrete (AC) Road  Construction /Upgrading / Rehabilitation Projects each with a value of at least ETB 1.486 Billion within the last ten (10) Years  that has been successfully and substantially completed (80% Completed).

 

5

Grade

RC-1 or GC-1

 

 

4.1.2. Construction Works of Omo River – Kebish – Bero/Dima (Dima-F4F6 Road Proiect: Lot 1: Dima – km 90. (Re-bid)

Item /NO

Qualification criteria

Minimum requirement

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual  Construction Turnover for  the Last Five Years

ETB 645 Million (Peak)

ETB 1.613 Billion(Average)

The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 1.210 Billion (Average).

2

Liquid Asset/Cash Flow Requirement

ETB 201 Million

ETB 268 Million

3

General Construction Experience

2 Years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor Sub-Contractor.

5 Years firm experience under Construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.

4

Specific Construction Project Experience

A Minimum of One (1) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction Upgrading / Rehabilitation Project with a value of ETB 1.694 Billion; OR A Minimum of Two (2) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction / Upgrading / Rehabilitation projects each with a value ETB 847 Million; OR A Minimum of Three (3) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction / Upgrading / Rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 564 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 / Up grading / Rehabilitation Projects each with a value of at least ETB 2.420 Billion within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (80% Completed).

 

5

Grade

RC – 1 or GC-1

 

 

4.1.3. Construction Works of Diri Masha Road Project; Lot: 2 km 61(Konda) – km 142 (Yina) and Spur from Km 134 to Masha (Re-Bid)

Item /NO

Qualification criteria

Minimum requirement

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual  Construction Turnover for  the Last Five Years

ETB 413 Million (Peak)

ETB 1.032 Billion (Average)

The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 774 Million (Average).

2

Liquid Asset/Cash Flow Requirement

ETB 129 Million

ETB 172 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 Construction under contractors in the role of prime  Contractor,  Joint Venture partner, Management Contractor or Sub-Contractor.

4

Specific Construction Project Experience

A Minimum of One (1) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST Road Construction/Upgrading / Rehabilitation Projects with of ETB 1.445 Billion; OR A Minimum of Two (2) any Type of Asphalt (DBST,TST or AC) Road construction upgrading /rehabilitation projects  each with a value of ETB 722 Million; OR A minimum of three (3) any type of Asphalt (DBST, TST or AC) Road Construction /upgrading /rehabilitation project  each with a value of ETB 481 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 project each with a value of at least ETB 2.065 Billion within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (80%)

 

5

Grade

RC – 1 or GC – 1

 

         

 

4. 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.

5. 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 project, effective as of November 25, 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. 0171533144600.

Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority, New Building Block B,Engineering Procurement Directorate, 1st Floor, Office No. 102, Tel: +251-11-833 29 81/ 515-30-15.

6. 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.

7. 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.

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

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before January 12, 2021 at 2:30 P.M.

 Director General, Block B, 2nd 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

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

 

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY