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Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA)

Ethiopian Herald Dec3,2020

NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR BIDS

  1.  The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has allocated budget towards the cost of the following Road Construction Project and intends to apply part of this budget to the payments under this project.

Item No.

Project Name

Estimated

Length

(Km

 

 

 

Pavement Type

Project Duration

Contract

Delivery

Procurement Type

1

Construction Works of Bule Hora –

Shakiso – Kibremengist,

 Lot-1: Kibremengist/ Adolawayu –

Bule Kero Design and Build Road

Project(Re-Bid)

 

72.0

AC

 3.5 Years

DB

ICB

Note: – DB = Design, and 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 project.

3.Interested bidders shall submit the following evidence:

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 for2012 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 International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures as specified on the table 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 the project is as shown below:

Qualification and Evaluation Criteria of Construction Works of Bule Hora – Shakiso – Kibremengist, Lot 1: Kibremengist/ Adolawayu – Bule Kero Design and Build Road Project (Re-Bid)

It/ No.

 

Qualification Criteria

 

Minimum Requirement

 

Local Bidders

 

Foreign Bidders

 

1

Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five Years

 

ETB 478 Million (Peak)

 

ETB 1.196 Million (Average)

 

The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 897 Million (Average).

2

Liquid Asset/Cash Flow Requirement

ETB 149 Million

 

ETB 199 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 1.466 billion;

OR

A minimum of Two (2) any type of asphalt (DBST, TST or AC)  road construction / upgrading / rehabilitation projects each with a  road value of at least ETB 733 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 at least ETB 488 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) Asphalt Concrete constructions / upgrading / rehabilitation projects

each with a value of at least ETB 2.094 Billion within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80% Completed).   

5

Grade

RC1 or GC 1

 

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 project, the qualification criteria for the construction turnover will be the aggregate of the criteria of the subject project; and that of the awarded contracts and/or those recommended to be awarded. A detailed qualification criteria 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 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 30, 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, 1″ Floor, Office No. 108, Tel: +251-11-833 29 81/515-30-15.

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 another outer envelope.

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

9. Bid 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 the project in a format acceptable to the employer. Late bid will be rejected. One Original and three Copies of the bid 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 28th 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 EthiopianBirr 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.Bid must be delivered to the address below on or before January 14, 2021, at 2:30 P.M.

Director-General 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

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

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY