Addis Ababa City Roads Authority

Ethiopian Herald Nov19,2020

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 following Road Project of the Addis Ababa City Road Network.
  2. The description of the project is as follow:

Construction Works of Ayer Tena-Welete Suq – Alemgena Roundabout Asphalt Road Project

The project, consists of construction of the 5.67 km length with 30 m width road to dual carriageway each two-lane asphalt surfaced with raised footpath on both sides. The project also includes the construction of structures like culverts and ancillary works.

The project road is located in the western part of Addis Ababa city, in kolfe keraniyo sub city. It starts at around Ayer Tena roundabout (X=464280.866, Y=991107.6880) and ends at Alemgena roundabout (X=463671.5713 Y=989233.1191).

The period of completion is 730 Calendar Days (24 months) including 3 months (90 Calendar days) for clearance of Right of way obstructions.

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

Category GC-1 or RC-1 renewed for 2012 EFY

  • ii. Trading License renewed for 2012 EFY;
  • iii. Tax Clearance Certificate, which states that the bidder can be 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 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 are as shown below:

No.

Qualification Criteria

Minimum Requirement for AACA Financed Projects, as per the Criteria approved by AACRA DG

For Local Bidders

For Foreign Bidders

JV b/n Local and Foreign Bidders

1

Annual construction

Turn over (ACT)

ETB 499.4 Million (Peak)

ETB 998.8 Billion (Average)

ETB 749.1 Million (Average)

2

Liquid asset/cash flow

requirement (CF)

ETB 125 Million

 

ETB 166.5 Million

 

ETB 166.5 Million

 

3

General construction Experience

A minimum of TWo (2) years of experience under construction contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor prior to the deadline for bid submission.

A minimum of Five (5) years of experience under construction contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor prior to the deadline for bid submission.

A minimum of Five (5) years of experience under construction contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor prior to the deadline for bid submission.

4

Specific construction projects experience

At least one (1) new or upgrading or rehabilitation road/airfield construction project with any asphalt surfacing type including asphalt

concrete or bituminous surface treatments with a minimum length of 24.3 km which is 75% successfully and substantially completed within

the last 10 years as Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor with a contract price of at least ETB 998.8 Million.

OR

At least one (2) new or upgrading or rehabilitation road/airfield construction project with any asphalt surfacing type including asphalt

concrete or bituminous surface treatments with a minimum length of 12.15 km which is 75% successfully and substantially completed within

the last 10 years as Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor with a contract price of at least ETB 499.4 Million.

At least two (2) new or upgrading or rehabilitation road construction projects with asphalt concrete surfacing each with a minimum length of 24.3 km which are 85% successfully and substantially completed within the last ten (10) years as Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor each with a contract price of at least ETB 998.8 Million.

 

At least two (2) new or upgrading or rehabilitation road construction projects with asphalt concrete surfacing each with a minimum length of 24.3 km which are 85% successfully and substantially completed within the last ten (10) years as Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor each with a contract price of at least ETB 998.8 Million.

 

 

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 contracts 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 AM and 1:30 to 5:30 P.M from Mondays to Thursdays and 8:30 to 11:30 A.M and 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM 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 November 19, 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, “Technical proposal & Bid Security” in one envelope and “Financial Bid” separately in another envelope and the two envelops sealed in on other outer envelope.

9. Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages, Technical proposal 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 Ch/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 I 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. The basis of computing Dollar value of Birr shall be the selling exchange rate issued by the National Bank of Ethiopia.

12. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before December 15, 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 opened immediately 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