Project details

Overview

Project title

Integrated Road Investment Program – Tranche 2

Country Programme / Action Plan
Invitation for bids
12 Jul 2019

Published

12 July 2019

Deadline

22 August 2019

Budget

 


Procurement type

Works

Reference

L3221-SRI- L2

Funding Agency

ADB - Asian Development Bank


Countries

Sri Lanka

Loan Nos. and Title:
L3221-SRI: Integrated Road Investment Program – Tranche 2

Contract Nos. and Title:
RDA/ADB/iROAD/ICB/RMC/04: Rehabilitation / Improvements and Maintenance of National Road (A018: Pelmadulla to Padalangala Road Section Ch: 0+000 to 66+000)

Deadline for Submission of Bids:
22 August 2019, 11:00 hrs. (local time)

1. The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of Integrated Road Investment Program. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named above. Bidding is open to bidders from eligible source countries of the ADB.

2. The Road Development Authority (“the Employer”) invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the above contract packages. Scope of the works includes:
2-a. The rehabilitation and Improvement activities (the works) will include but not limited to the following:
• Site Clearing and Excavation;
• Road formation improvement;
• Subbase construction, Dense Graded Aggregate Base complete with Asphalt Concrete overlay;
• Drainage construction / improvements;
• Culvert rehabilitation/extension and construction;
• Relocation of utilities
• Provision of Facilities for the Engineer/Employer.
2-b. Performance Based Road Maintenance Works shall mainly consist of routine maintenance activities necessary for keeping the Road in compliance with specified Performance or Service Levels.
(All activities shall be carried out complying with the environmental and social framework as specified in the relevant sections)

3. International Competitive Bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single-Stage: Two-Envelope Bidding Procedure (1S2E) and is open to all bidders from eligible countries as described in the Bidding Document.

4. Only eligible Bidders with the following key qualifications should participate in this bidding:
(i) Pending Litigation shall not represent more than 50 percent of the bidder’s net worth.
(ii) The bidders’ net worth last year shall be positive.
(iii) Average Annual Construction Turnover (AACT) within last three (3) years, financial resources, similar construction experience within last five (5) years and construction experience in key activities as given in the table below:

AACT US$ (Million)
15.0

Financial Resources US$ (Million)
2.60

Similar Construction Experience of one Contract with a value of (US$ Million)
20.0

Construction Experience in Key Activities in 12 months
50mm Asphalt Concrete Paving – 240,000 m2
Base Course 8,000 Cu.m.

The bidder must also show that it has the personnel for key positions and key equipment as given in detail in the Bidding Documents.

5. To obtain further information and inspect the Bidding Documents, eligible bidders should contact:
Project Director
Integrated Road Investment Program
Road Development Authority
12th Floor, Sethsiripaya Stage II
Battaramulla.
Telephone: 011 – 2186130, 011 – 2187164
Facsimile: 011 – 2187166
Email: iroad.rda@gmail.com

6. To purchase the Bidding Documents in (English) eligible bidders should:
(i) Write to the address above requesting for the Bidding Document indicating the Contract Number.
(ii) Pay a non-refundable fee of Sri Lankan Rupees Rs 30,000 (US$ 175) by cash or bank draft in favour of the “Secretary, Ministry of Highways, Ports & Shipping, Inclusive Road Operation and Development Investment Programme – Bank of Ceylon Account Number. 0007040421” in respect of the Bidding Document.
The Bidding Documents will be issued during normal working days from 9:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs. at the address under para. 5 above, from 11 July 2019 to 22 August 2019.

7. Deliver bids:

To the address:
Chairman, Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee (SCAPC),
C/o Chief Accountant,
Ministry of Highways & Road Development and
Petroleum Resources Development,
Procurement Division,
“Maganeguma Mahamedura” – 7th Floor,
No. 216, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, Koswatta, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
• on or before 22 August 2019 at 11:00 hrs.
• Together with bid security as described in the Bidding Document
Technical bids will be opened immediately in the presence of Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend, whereas the Financial Bids shall remain sealed and unopened and shall be placed locked. The Financial Bids of only Technically Responsive and Qualified Bidders shall be opened after Technical Bid Evaluation, whereas, the Financial Bids of those Bidders whose Technical Bids are not responsive and qualified shall be returned unopened at the end of the evaluation of Technical Bids.

8. Site visit is arranged on 31 July 2019 starting from Pelmadulla. Pre-bid meeting is arranged on 1 August 2019 at 14:00 hrs. at the Auditorium, 11th Floor, Sethsiripaya – Stage II, Battaramulla. Interested bidders may attend the site visit and pre-bid meeting at their own expenses.

9. 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.

The Chairperson
Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee,
Ministry of Highways & Road Development and
Petroleum Resources Development,
“Maganeguma Mahamedura”
No. 216, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha
Koswatta
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.


Hyperlinks to Related Project Dossiers:

https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/tenders/sri3221-rmc-04-ifb.pdf