Addis Ababa City Roads Authority

Ethiopian Herald Aug25,2020

NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR BID 

1.The Addis Ababa City Road Authority; acting as a representative of the Addis Ababa City Administration has allocated budget towards the cost of the Construction Works of Kality Total – Akaki Bridge – Tulu Dimtu External Ring Road RA, Akaki Bridge @ km 2+460 of the Addis Ababa City Road Network.

2. The description of the project is as follows: Construction Works of Kality Total – Akaki Bridge – Tulu Dimtu External Ring Road RA, Akaki Bridge @ km 2+460.

The Project involves the construction of the bridge having 61.2m length with 25m width with pile foundation, demolishing and removal of the existing bridge. It also includes river training works to improve the existing stream.

The duration of the project is 365 calendar days (12 months) from the date of signing of the Contract Agreement including 3 months (90 calendar days) for clearance of Right of way obstructions. The contract delivery method of the project is Design – Bid – Build (DBB).

3. The Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA) now invites bidders to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labor, material, and equipment for construction of the above bridge construction project.

4. Interested bidders shall submit the following evidence:

a) In case of Ethiopian Bidders:

i. Certificate of Registration from Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Construction or other appropriate regional bureaus with relevant Category BC-1 or RC-2 or GC-3 and above renewed for 2012 EFY for Construction Works of Kality Total – Akaki Bridge – Tulu Dimtu External Ring Road RA, Akaki Bridge @ km 2+460.

ii. Trading License renewed for 2012 EFY;

iii. Tax Clearance Certificate, which states that the bidder can participate in any public tender and valid at the deadline for submission of the bids;

iv VAT Registration Certificate;

V. 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; Business Organization

v. Registration Certificate or Trade License issued by the country of establishment.

5. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures and is open to all eligible contractors as specified and defined in the Bidding Documents. The minimum Annual Construction Turnover, Cash flow, General and Specific Experience for the project is as shown below:

Item No

Qualification criteria

Minimum requirement

For local bidders

For foreign bidders

1

Annual construction turn over (ACT

ETB 243 Million (peak)

ETB 485 Million

ACT requirement for a JV of local and foreign  bidders is ETB 364 Million (average)

2

Liquid asset/cash flow/requirement

ETB 61 Million

ETB 81 Million

3

General experience

A minimum of two (2) years of experience under construction contracts in  the role of contractor, joint venture partner or subcontractor prior to the deadline forbid submission.

A minimum of five (5) years of experience under construction  contracts in the role of contractor, joint venture partner or subcontractor prior to the deadline for bid submission

4

Specific experience

At least one (1) bridge project with a minimum of 25m bridge length which is at least 75% successfully and substantially completed within the last 10 years as a contractor , joint venture partner or subcontractor with a value of at least ETB 243 Million

OR

At least two(2) bridge project with a minimum of 12.5m bridge the length which is at least 75% successfully and substantially completed within the last 10 years as contractor, joint venture partner or subcontractor with a value of at least ETB 121.5 Million for each

A minimum of five (5) years of experience under construction contracts in the role of contractor, joint venture partner or subcontractor prior to the deadline for bid submission.

At least two(2) bridge project with a minimum of 61.2m bridge length  which is at least 85% successfully and substantially completed within the last 10 years as a contractor, joint venture partner or subcontractor with a value of at least ETB 243 Million for each

6. If a Bidder was awarded and /or recommended for award of any works contract/s by AACRA with in the last 6 (six) month prior to the bid submission, the qualification criteria for the construction turnover will be the aggregate of the criteria of the subject project; and criteria of the awarded contract/s and/or those recommended to be awarded.

7. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 A.M and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M from Mondays to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30 A.M and 1:30 P.M to 5:30 P.M on Fridays. A complete set of bidding document 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 100 for each project effective as of August 26, 2020. The method of payment shall be in cash.

Address: Addis Ababa City Roads Authority

Engineering Procurement Directorate

Ground Floor, Room No. 39

Tel: 251-11-372-89-48

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

8. Bidders shall submit their bids in two envelopes, Qualification information & Bid Security” in one envelope and “Financial Bid” separately in another envelope and the two envelops sealed in on other outer envelopes.

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

10. The value of total certified payments received in each year (Annual Construction Turnover) shall be adjusted for inflation of Birr value by multiplying them by Cn/Co factor, where Cn is value of 1 US Dollar in Birr on the date 28 days 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.

11. For the specific construction project experience requirement, the contract price 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 September 22, 2020 at 2:30 P. M. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of ETB 500,000.00 (ETB: Five Hundred Thousand) for each project. Late bids will be rejected. One original and four copies of the bids have to be submitted.

The Qualification information and Bid security of the bidders will be openedimmediately after the submission deadline in the presence of bidders’ representatives who chose to attend at the address below.

Director General

Addis Ababa City Roads Authority

In front of Alexander Pushkin Roundabout

P. O. Box 9206

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel. +251-11-372-89-53/48

13. The Addis Ababa City Roads Authority reserves the right to  accept or reject any or all bids.

ADDIS ABABA CITY ROADS AUTHORITY