Ethiopian Roads Authority

Ethiopian Herald Jun12,2020

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT 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 XXI (21) 

Item No

Project Name 

Estimated 

Length 

(Km) 

 

Pavement

Type 

 

Project

Duration

 

Contract

 Delivery 

 

Procurement 

Type 

 

1

Construction Works of DiriMasha, Lot: 2 km 61(Konda)

– km 142 (Yina) Road Project 

 

81.00

AC

4.0 Years

DBB

ICB

2

Construction Works of Gimbi 

-Guye – Alga – Metu, Lot 1: 

Gimbi – Km 70 Design and 

Build Road Project 

70.00

AC

4.0 Years

DB

ICB

3

Construction 

Works 

of 

Ketema Nigus 

Addis 

Alem(Adiselam) – MaygebaMay humer/Maytemen 

Road project (Adiselam 

Maygeba-Maytemen) Road 

Project 

 

92

AC

3.5 Years

DBB

ICB

Note: – DBB = Design, Bid and Build; 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 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; 

  • v) Business organization registration certificate or Trade License issued by the country of establishment
  • vi) 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 National Competitive Bidding (NCB) 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: 

Qualification and Evaluation Criteria of Package XXI (21) Road Projects 

1.1. Construction Works of Diri-Masha, Lot: 2 km 61(Konda) – km 142 (Yina) Road Project 

Item/No

Qualification Criteria

Minimum Requirements

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five Years

ETB 317 Million (Peak)

ETB 794 Million (Average)

The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 595 Million (Average) 

2

Liquid Asset Cash Flow Requirement

 

ETB 99 Million

ETB 132 Million

3

General Construction experience

2 years firm experience under construction in the role of contracts Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor

5 years firm Experience contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor

 

4

Specific Construction Project Experince

 

A Minimum of One(1) any type of Asphalt (DBST/TST/AC) road construction/ upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 1.111 Billion; OR

A Minimum of Two (2) any type of Asphalt (DBST/TST/AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project each with a value of at least ETB 555 Million;

OR

A Minimum of Three (3) any type of Asphalt (DBST/TST/AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project each with a value of at least ETB 371 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 Two (2) construction or upgrading/rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 1.588 Billion within the last ten (10) and substantially completed (80% Completed).

5

Grade

RC – 1 or GC-1

 

1.2 Construction Works of Gimbi Guye-alga Metu Lot 1 Gimbi Km 70 Design and build Road Project

Item/No

Qualification Criteria

Minimum Requirements

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five Years

ETB 342 Million (Peak)

ETB 857 Million (Average)

The annual construction Turnover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 643 Million (Average) 

2

Liquid Asset Cash Flow Requirement

 

ETB 107 Million

ETB 142 Million

3

General Construction experience

2 years firm experience under construction in the role of contracts Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor

5 years firm Experience contracts in the role of Contractor, Joint Venture partner or sub-contractor

 

4

Specific Construction Project Experince

 

A Minimum of One(1) any type of Asphalt (DBST/TST/AC) road construction/ upgrading or rehabilitation project with a value of at least ETB 1.545 Billion; OR

A Minimum of Two (2) any type of Asphalt (DBST/TST/AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project each with a value of at least ETB 772 Million;

OR

A Minimum of Three (3) any type of Asphalt (DBST/TST/AC) road construction or upgrading or rehabilitation project each with a value of at least ETB 515 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 Two (2) construction or upgrading/rehabilitation projects each with a value of ETB 2.208 Billion within the last ten (10) and substantially completed (80% Completed).

5

Grade

RC – 1 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, 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 criterion 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 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 June 12, 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, 1st Floor, Office No. 108, Tel: +251-11-833 29 81/ 515-30-15. 

7. 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. 

8. 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. 

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

10. 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. 

11.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 an 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. 

12. 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 Birt 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. 

13. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before July 28, 2020 at 2:30 P.M. 

Director General New Building, Block A, 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 

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

ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY