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Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA)

Ethiopian Herald Oct15,2020

FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY

CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF DEBRE MARKOS – DIGUA TSION – MOTA ROAD PROJECT

CONTRACT 1: DEBRE MARKOS – KM 60.56 (60.56 KM) and

CONTRACT 2: KM 60.56 – MOTA (57.81 KM)

INVITATION FOR BIDS

  1.  The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has applied for financing from Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) for the Construction Works of Debre Markos – Digua Tsion – Mota Road Project.
  2. The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) on Behalf of the FDRE invites international eligible Contractors (including all members of a joint venture and all Subcontractors of bidders) for the Construction Works of Debre Markos – Digua Tsion – Mota Road Project. The Road Project is to be constructed in two separate Contracts, Contract 1: Debre Markos – Km 60.56 (60.56 Km) and Contract 2: Km 60.56 – Mota (57.81 Km).
  3.  In general, the proposed Debre Markos – Digua Tsion – Mota Road Project consists of construction of 60.56 Km and 57.81 Km roads to Asphalt Concrete surfacing to ERA DC5 standard (ERA’s Geometric Design Manual – 2013).

The works also include the construction of minor and major drainage structures. Rural sections shall have a road carriageway width of 7.0m (with 1.5m and 0.5m sealed with Single Bituminous Surface Treatment shoulders on each side for flat/rolling sections and mountainous sections respectively). For town sections; Zonal seat shall have 2.5m median width with both sides having 3.5m parking lane, 3.5m Carriageway, and 2.5m walkway, and Woreda seats shall have 7m carriageway with 3.5m parking lane and 2.5m walkway on each side. Whereas, Kebele seats shall have a 7m carriageway with 2.5 m paved shoulder on each side. The time of completion for each project is 42 months (1278 calendar days) including a mobilization period of 120 calendar days.

4. Eligible Applicants may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the Bidding Documents, at:

Address: Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA)

Ras Abebe Aregay Street

ERA Head Office, New Building Block B,

1st Floor, Office No. 102,

P.O. Box 1770

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tel.No. +251-11-833 29 81/ 515-30-15

Fax No. (251 11) 551-48-66/554 44 34

5. Bidders may obtain a complete set of bidding documents at the above office starting from October 19, 2020, and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 300 US$ (Three Hundred US Dollars) or 10,000 ETB (Ten Thousand Ethiopian Birr) for each project. Payment shall be made in cash, bank certified check or telegraphic transfer to the Employer’s Bank Account in the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia-Sengatera Branch through Account No.01715-33144600.

The document will be sent by registered airmail if required so by the bidder but under no circumstances will the procuring entity be held responsible for late delivery or loss of the documents so mailed.

6. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedure specified in the bidding documents and is open to all eligible bidders. The minimum General and Specific Construction Experience is as shown below;

Table 6.1: Debre Markos – Digua Tsion – Mota Road Project, Contract 1: Debre Markos – Km 60.56 (60.56 Km)

Item No.

Qualification Criteria

Minimum Requirement

1

Annual Construction Turnover

USD 26.0 Million (Average Construction Turnover)

2

Liquid Asset /Cash Flow requirement

USD 5.0 Million

3

General Construction Experience

5yrs Firm Experience in Construction

4

Specific Construction project experience

Two (2) new Asphalt Concrete (AC) road construction or rehabilitation or upgrading each with a value of USD 36 Million within the last ten (10) years that has been successfully and substantially completed (80% Completed)

5

Specific construction experience in key activities

Item No.

Item Description

 

Unit

Quantity

 

1

Earthwork; cut & borrow to fill, cut to spoil(common and Intermediate/rock excavation)

M3/year

734,000.00

2

Gravel Sub base

M3/year

51,000.00

3

Crushed Stone base

M3/year

40,000.00

4

Asphalt Concrete (AC) Surface Dressing

M2/year

185,000.00

Table 6.2: Debre Markos – Digua Tsion – Mota Road Project, Contract 2: Km 60.56 – Mota (57.81 Km)

Item No.

Qualification Criteria

Minimum Requirement

1

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