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Oprc Package 1 Year 1 Central

NOTICE AT-A-GLANCE

Project ID P159330
Project Title ZM-Improved Rural Connectivity Proj-SUF
Country Zambia
Notice No OP00055493
Notice Type Invitation for Bids
Notice Status Published
Borrower Bid Reference ZM-RDA-29590-CW-RFP
Procurement Method N/A
Language of Notice English
Submission Deadline Date/Time October 19, 2018  14:30
Published Date July 15, 2018

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization/Department Roads Development Agency
Name Nicholas Mulenga
Address Government/Fairely RoadBox 50003Lusaka
City N/A
Province/State Zambia
Postal Code N/A
Country Zambia
Phone 0964595895
Email nmulenga@roads.gov.zm
Website N/A

 

Request for Bids - Roads

Output and Performance-Based RoadContracts

(WithoutPrequalification)

 

 

Employer:                  Road DevelopmentAgency

Project:                &nbbsp;    

ProjectImproved Rural ConnectivityProject

Contract title:   &nbs ; Output and Performance-Based Road Contract forDesign, Rehabilitation, Improvement, Routine and Periodic Maintenance Works of PACKAGE 1: CENTRAL PROVINCE (Mkushi                       &nbs p;           District),

Country:                    Zambia

Project ID:                P159330

Credit No   & :                IDAV0570001< rong>ICB N°:                 &nbs p;  RDA/ICB/CE/001/18

RFB No:                     ZM-RDA-29585-CW-RFP

Issued on:                 Friday July 13 2018

11.  &   &nbbsp;     The Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ), through the RoadDevelopment Agency (RDAfinancing from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the Improved RuralConnectivity Project, and inte nds to apply part of the proceeds towards the cost of the Output and Performance-BasedRoad Contract for Design, Rehabil itation, Improvement, Routine and Periodic Maintenance Works of PACKAGE 1: CENTRAL PROVINCE(Mkushi District).

2.        The RDA now invites sealed Bids from eligibleBidders for the Output and Perf ormance-Based Road Contract for Design, Rehabilitation, Improvement, Routine andPeriodic Maintenance Works of PACKAGE 1 in Central Province consisting of the following roads in Mkushi District:

 

DISTRICT

ROAD

NUMBER

 

LENGTH

(Km)

END

 

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31

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Nshinso

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U5

20.4

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U6

Mboloma

RD208

Masansa

U17

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Musofu

RD212

Salingwa

Salingwa

254

START

Mkushi

U4

Mkushi

31

Nshinso

Mkushi

20.4

Fiwila

Mkushi

< p>27.1

Fiwila

Mkushi

47.2

Mkushi

U17

30.2

Musofu

<

D673

15.3

Mundawanga

 

Total

Salingwa

 

           The specificobjectives of this assignment during the first 2 years of the total contract period of 5 years are to:

  1. Prepare dettailed d objectivsigns of all rehabilitation and improvement works required to bring the roads to a pre-defined service level basedon concep s prepared by the Employer;
  2. Rehabilitate all roads to graveled standard cross section (5.5m widecarriageway);
  3. Carry out improvement works on selected road sections, including bituminous surfacing and surfacing withinterlocking paving bricks , and installation of safety features;
  4. Construct small drainage structures and replace 600mmculvert pipes with 900mm cul vert pipes;
  5. Maintain and or replace major river/stream crossings asrequired.
  6. Construct community infrastructu res such as storage sheds, market stalls, bus stop shelters,etc.

During the last 3 years, the contractor is requi red to maintain the achieved service levels on the roads atall times by carrying out routine maintenance, including re-gravelling o f the roads where required. The assignment is expected tostart in October 2018 and will last 5 years until October 2023.

3.        Bidding will beconducted through international competitive bidding using Request for Bids ( RFB) as specified in the “World Bank’sGuidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services under IB RD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants (January 2011  Revised July 1,  2014  edition), (“Procureme nt Guidelines”), and is open toall eligible Bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines . A local preference margin shal l NOT apply to thistender.

4.        Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further informa tion at theaddress mentioned below during office hours from 08:00 to 13:00 hours and from 14:00 to 1700 hours local time (Zambi a) on weekdays except on public holidays, and inspect the Bidding Document.

5.        Thebidding document in English language may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written applicatio nto the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ZK 2,500.00 (Zambian Kwacha Two Thousand Five HundredOnly). The method of payment will be by cheque or cash payment to RDA Accounts. In addition to the official hard copy the bidding document will be issued as a softcopy on a Compact Disk (CD) for convenience purposes only. Please note that of the 2documents, it is the hard copy which should be considered as the official copy in case of any discrepancy between the two.

hard copy only must be delivered to the address below on orbefore 14:30 hours local time on Friday October 19 2018. Electronic Bidding will NOT be permitted. LateBids willbe rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyonewho chooses t o attend at the address mentioned below at 14:30 hours local time on Friday October 192018.

7.        All Bids must be accompanied by a BidSecurity of Zambian Kwacha Two Milli on only (ZK 2,000,000.00).

8.        Attention is drawn to the Procureme nt Guidelines requiringthe Borrower to disclose information on the successful bidder’s beneficial ownership, as part of the C ontract Award Notice,using the Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Form as included in the bidding document.

9.        The address referred to above in paragraph 6 is:

Tender Box located at ConferenceRoom

Road Development Agency HQ,

P.O. Box 50003

Corrne Roo of Fairley and Government Roads

Ridgeway, Lusaka, Zambia