Ethiopia- Expressway Development Support - P148850
Ethiopian Roads Authority | Published July 22, 2016 - Deadline October 25, 2016
Design And Build Road Contract (dbrc) Of Modjo ? Hawassa
Highway Project Lot 3: Batu (zeway) ? Arsi Negele Section
ETHIOPIAN ROADS AUTHORITY
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING
NOTICE OFINVITATION FOR BID
THE DESIGN AND BUILD OF MODJO-HAWASSAHIGHWAY PROJECT LOT 3: BATU (ZEWAY) - ARSI NEGELE
COUNTRY: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
NAMEOF PROJECT: Expressway Development Support Project
CREDIT No.: 5371
COUNTRY: Federal DemocraticRepublic of Ethiopia
NAME OFPROJECT: Expressway Development Support Project
CREDIT No.: 5625-ET
PROJECT ID No: P148850
Contract/Bid No: IFB/01
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has receivedfinancing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Ethiopia Road Sector Support Project and it intends to apply part of theproceeds towards payments for the Design and Build of Modjo-Hawassa Highway Project Lot 3:Batu (Zeway) - Arsi Negele Section (57.10 km). Accordingly, the EthiopianRoad Authority (ERA) who is the representative of the FDRE now invites sealedbids from eligible bidders who are capable of designing and constructing the captioned Project.
Theproposed section is part of the approximately 202 Km long new Modjo-Hawassa Highway, which is entirely located in the OromiaNational Regional State in the south central partof the Country. The project will have a dual carriageway highway that provides a high speed, free-flowing connection to improve the connectivity so as to (a) facilitatetrade between Ethiopia and Kenya, as well as with other eastern and southern African countries, as the proposed road is animportant segment of the Trans-East African Highway;(b) establish an efficient inter-city corridor between the economic andpolitical capital of the nation, Addis Ababa with Batu and Hawassa to attract investment in light manufacturing andagro-processing; (c) facilitate the export of agricultural products thereby helping to strengthen the export base; (d) facilitatethe marketing of their productsthereby ensure trade and competitiveness; and (e) facilitate the tourism industry along theModjo-Hawassa corridor, and the National Parks in the vicinity; (f) to enable Ethiopia's strategic goal of diversifying international links and sea outlets through Addis Ababa-Moyale-Nairobi-Mombasa/ Lamuroad corridor.
Table1: Contract Description/ Scope ofWorks
Type of Road Surface
Design and Build Road Contract(DBRC) of Modjo ? Hawassa Highway Project Lot 3: Batu (Zeway) ? Arsi Negele section
Theminimum specific and the general qualification criteria of the project are depicted in the followingtable:
Table 2: Experience and Qualification Requirements
Minimum Qualification Requirement
Cash Flow (Million USD)
Turnover (Million USD)
Experience under contracts in the role of contractor, subcontractor, ormanagement contractorfor the last ten  years prior to the applications submissiondeadline, and with activity in at least nine (9) months in eachyear.
During the last eight (8)years, participation asContractor, Management Contractor, or Subcontractor, in onedual carriageway road construction contract with a value of at least US$ 340millionor two dual carriageway road construction contracts each with a value of at least US$170 million. These dual carriageway road contracts must have been successfully andsubstantially completed (80% completed) and should be of similar nature (having new construction /upgrade).
For contracts under which the Bidder participated as a joint venture member or sub-contractor, only the Bidder's share, byvalue, shall be considered to meet this requirement.
Specific ConstructionExperience in Key Activities
Earth work; cut &borrow to fill, cut to spoil (common) excavation(M3/Yr)
DBM (Bituminous base) (M3/Yr)
Asphalt Concrete Wearing Course (M3/Yr)
1. The Turnover requirements setin the above Table 2 are minimum average construction turnover calculated as the total certified payments received for contracts inprogress or completed, within the last five (5) years.
2. Key Activities requirementsare the minimum annual construction product outputs in executing the quantities shown in the Table 2 Item 3 (b) above, calculatedas the average of the quantities executed in the contracts mentioned in item 2 above, or other contracts executed in the last Eight (8) years.
3. Only the bidders who considerthat they meet the qualification criteria as given in the Table2 should apply. Accordingly, Bids by the bidder who do not meetthesecriteria will be rejected.
Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, January, 2011 (Revised July 2014), and is open to all eligible bidders asdefined in the guidelines. Bidders shall submit two envelopes, "Technical Bid" inone envelope and "Financial Bid" separately inanother envelope and should be sealed in an outer envelope. Bid opening and evaluation is tobe carried out in two stages, TechnicalBids first, followed by the opening, at a date to be advised by the Employer, of the Financial Bidsof those bidders whose TechnicalBids are found to be substantially responsive, qualified and technically compliant. The envisaged contract period of the project is3.5 calendar years.
Interested eligible applicants may obtain further informationfrom and inspect the Bidding Document from Engineering ProcurementDirectorate, Ethiopian Roads Authority, Ras Abebe Aregay Street,1st Floor, Main Building, Room No. 108, P.O. Box 1770, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tel. No. (251-11)551-50-02, Fax No. (251-11) 554-44-34 from 08:30to 12:30 in the morning and 13:30 to 17:30 in the afternoon from Monday to Thursday and from 08:30 to 11:30 in the morning and13:30 to 17:30 in the afternoon on Fridays (Local time), except public holy days.A complete set of the bidding document in English Language may be purchasedby interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the abovementioned address and upon payment of a nonrefundablefee of USD 500 or Ethiopian Birr 10,000. Themethod of payment will be cashier's check or direct deposit to ERA's account CBE A/C No.:01715-33144600. The document will be sent byregistered airmail if so required by prospective bidders but under no circumstances the authority will be held responsible for latedelivery or loss of the documents so mailed.
All bids mustbe accompanied by a bid security ofUS$ 500,000.00 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency, and be delivered to the address shown below on or beforeOctober 25, 2016 at 2:30 PM. The Technical Bids will be opened immediately thereafter, in the presence of bidders' representatives,who choose to attend, at the address specified herein under. Late bids will be rejected. It shall be noted that the documentaryevidences that are emanated outside the country of the Employershall be authenticated by the appropriate publicbody.
Araya Girmay, DirectorGeneral
Ras Abebe AregayStreet
Floor/ Room Number:4th Floor/ Room No. 407
Facsimile number: +251-11-551-48-66
Ethiopian Roads Authority