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Ethiopian Roads Authority

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 Projects and intends to apply part of this budget to payments under these projects.

Package IV (4)

It.No.

Project Name

Estimated Length (Km)

Pavement Type

 

Project Duration

 

Directorate

Procurement Type

 

1

Dera Mechara Routine Term Maintenance Road Project(Re-Bid)

327

 

Crushed Aggregate and DBST

2 Years

Alemgena

 

NCB

2

Ejere – Arambute – Shenkora Yohanness Heavy Maintenance Road Project (Re-Bid)

28

 

Natural Gravel

 

1 Years

Alemgena

 

NCB

3

Mazoria – Bojober Heavy Maintenance Road Project (Re-Bid)

18.5

 

Natural Gravel

 

1.5 Years

Alemgena

 

NCB

Note: – NCB = National Competitive Bidding, and DBST=Double Bituminous Surface Treatment

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;

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 a National Competitive Bidding (NCB) 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 belownuo TUUver, can rlow, Ueneral and specific Construction Experience for each of the project is as shown below

4.1. Dera Mechara Routine Term Maintenance Road Project (Re-Bid)

It.

No.

Qualification Criteria

 

Minimum Requirement

 

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five Years

ETB 127.1 Million (Peak)

ETB 317.8 Million (Average)

The annual construction Tumover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 238.3 Million (Average)

2

Liquid Asset/Cash Flow

ETB 39.7 Million

ETB 52.9 Million

3

General Construction Experience

2 Years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor.

5 Years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor

4

Specific Construction Project Experience

A minimum of one (1) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project with a value of at least ETB 222.4 Million; OR

A minimum of Two (2) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project each with a value of at least ETB 111.2 Million;

In all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).

Minimum Two (2) routine term maintenance or construction rehabilitation upgrading road projects each with a value of at least

ETB 317.8 Million within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80%completed).

5

Grade

RC-1 or GC-2 and Above.

 

4.2 Eiere – Arambute – Shenkora Yohanness Heavy Maintenance Road Project (Re-Bid)

It.

No.

Qualification Criteria

 

Minimum Requirement

 

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five Years

ETB 55.0 Million (Peak)

ETB 137.6 Million (Average)

The annual construction Tumover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 103.2 Million (Average)

2

Liquid Asset/Cash Flow

ETB 17.2 Million

ETB 22.9 Million

3

General Construction Experience

2 Years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor.

5 Years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor

4

Specific Construction Project Experience

A minimum of one (1) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project with a value of at least ETB 48.1 Million; OR

A minimum of Two (2) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project each with a value of at least ETB 24.0 Million;

In all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).

Minimum Two (2) routine term maintenance or construction rehabilitation upgrading road projects each with a value of at least

ETB 68.8 Million within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80%completed).

5

Grade

RC-5 or GC-5 and Above.

 

4.3 Mazoria – Bojober Heavy Maintenance Road Project (Re-Bid)

It.

No.

Qualification Criteria

 

Minimum Requirement

 

Local Bidders

Foreign Bidders

1

Annual Construction Turnover for the Last Five Years

ETB 18.5 Million (Peak)

ETB 46.4 Million (Average)

The annual construction Tumover (ACT) requirement for a Joint Venture (JV) of Local and Foreign Firms is ETB 34.8 Million (Average)

2

Liquid Asset/Cash Flow

ETB 5.8 Million

ETB 7.7 Million

3

General Construction Experience

2 Years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor.

5 Years firm experience under construction contracts in the role of prime Contractor, Joint Venture partner or Sub-Contractor

4

Specific Construction Project Experience

A minimum of one (1) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project with a value of at least ETB 24.3Million; OR

A minimum of Two (2) any road maintenance or construction/rehabilitation/upgrading project each with a value of at least ETB 12.1 Million;

In all cases, the experiences shall be within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (70% Completed).

Minimum Two (2) routine term maintenance or construction rehabilitation upgrading road projects each with a value of at least

ETB 34.8 Million within the last ten (10) years that have been successfully and substantially completed (80%completed).

5

Grade

RC-6 or GC-6 and Above.

 

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 award 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.

5. 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 December 08, 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 B,

Engineering Procurement Directorate, 1st Floor, Office No. 102

Tel: +251-11-833 29 81/ 515-30-15.

6. 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.

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 other outer envelope.

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

9. 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.

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 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.

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 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 January 21, 2021 at 2:30 P.M.

Director General

New Building, Block B, 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

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