Invitation for Bids Date:
8 December 2015
Loan Nos. and Title:
3027/3028-SRI: Southern Road Connectivity Project
Contract No. and Title:
RDA/SRCP/ICB/ADB/CP–02 Rehabilitation/Improvements to B084 (South) Road Section from Kesbewa to Pokunuwita(from 13+800km to 28+180km) & A004 Road Section from Kirulapona to Godagama (from 00+130km to 01+00km and from 15+360km to 16+280km) & Including 5 Years of Performance Based Maintenance.
Deadline for Submission of Bids:
22 January 2016, 2:00 pm (local time)
1. The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of the Southern Road Connectivity Project (SRCP). Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named above. 2. The Road Development Authority (“the Employer”) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the following contract package. IFB No.
Locatio Duration n (Months)
Rehabilitation/Improvements to B084 (South)Road Section from Kesbewa to Pokunuwita(from RDA/SRCP/ICB/ADB/C Western 30 13+800km to 28+180km) & A004 Road Section from Province P–02 Kirulapona to Godagama (from 00+130km to 01+00km and from 15+360km to 16+280km) & Including 5 Years 3. International Competitive Bidding will of bePerformance conducted inBased accordance with ADB’s Single Maintenance. Stage One Envelope Bidding Procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible countries as described in the Bidding Document. 4.
Eligible bidders must meet the following criteria: i.
Pending Litigation shall not represent more than 50% of the bidder’s net worth.
The bidders’ net worth within last 3 years shall be positive.
Average annual construction turnover (AACT) within last 3 years, financial resources, similar construction experience within last 5 yrs & construction experience in key activities as given in the table below.
AACT US$ Financial Resources (Million) US$ (Million) As stated in Section 3, 2.3.3 of Bidding Documents
Similar Construction Experience
Construction Experience in Key Activities.
One contract with Asphalt Concrete Paving - 95,000 Tons in a value of 12 months Aggregate Base Course - 28,000 US$ 21.8mn Cum in 12 months.
The rehabilitation/ improvement activities (the Works) include:
Site Clearing and Excavation; Road formation improvement; Sub Base construction, Dense Graded Aggregate Base complete with Asphalt Concrete overlay; Drainage construction / improvements; Culvert/ Bridge rehabilitation and construction; Relocation of utilities Traffic Signs & Markings
6. To obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents, eligible bidders should contact: The Project Director, Southern Road Connectivity Project (SRCP) Road Development Authority (RDA), No. 434/2 Denny Hettiarachchi Mawatha, Ganahena, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka Telephone: 94-011-2884045 & 2884047 Facsimile number: 94-011-2884043 Electronic mail address: [email protected]
To purchase the bidding documents in (English) eligible bidders should; i.
Write to address above requesting for the bidding documents for the Contract Package No.RDA/SRCP/ICB/ADB/CP – 02
Pay a non-refundable fee of Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 28,000 (Including VAT) or US $ 200.00 by cash or bank draft in favour of the National Highways Sector Project (NHSP) in respect of the bidding document.
The bidding documents will be issued during normal working days from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm at the address under 6 above, from 8 December 2015 to 21 January 2016. 8.
Bidders should deliver their bids:
To the address below on or before the deadline: 2:00 pm on 22 January 2016. The Chairman Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee, C/O Chief Accountant, Ministry of Higher Education & Highways,
8th Floor, “Maganeguma Mahamedura”, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Together with a Bid Security in the amount as specified in the Bidding Documents. For the purpose of determining the equivalent amount of the required Bid Security in a freely convertible currency, the selling exchange rate published by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka prevailing on the date 28 days prior to the deadline for Bid submission shall be applied.
Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline, in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend. The bidder shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of its Bids, and the Employer shall not be responsible or liable for those costs, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the bidding process.