Rehabilitation of Road from Dehrawood to Charchino Phase 1, Lot 1, Ch.0 +000 to Ch. 20 + 000 Km, (Gravel Surface - Ministry of Public Works

Rehabilitation of Road from Dehrawood to Charchino Phase 1, Lot 1, Ch.0 +000 to Ch. 20 + 000 Km, (Gravel Surface

ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC WORKS

 

Afghanistan Rural Access Project (ARAP)

Project ID: P125961  

Grant No.: ARTF-IDA

NATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING

 

Invitation for Bids (IFB) For

 

PROCUREMENT OF WORKS FOR:

 

Contract Title:Rehabilitation of Road from Dehrawood to Charchino Phase 1, Lot 1, Ch.0 +000 to Ch. 20 + 000 Km, (Gravel Surface)".

                        

IFB No: NPA/MPW/96/W-1659/NCB

 

Contract ID: NPA/MPW/96/W-1659/NCB

 

Date:     April -2017

 

1. This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business published on 26 March 2012.

                                                                                       

  1. The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Public Works has received a grant from ARTF-IDA through the International Development Association toward the cost of Afghanistan Rural Access Project (ARAP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this Project ID: P125961 to payments under the Contract for Rehabilitation of Road from Dehrawood to Charchino Phase 1, Lot 1, Ch.0 +000 to Ch. 20 + 000 Km, (Gravel Surface).”
  2. National procurement authority representing, Administrative Office of the President, acting on behalf of the  Ministry of Public Works now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Rehabilitation of Road from Dehrawood to Charchino Phase 1, Lot 1, Ch.0 +000 to Ch. 20 + 000 Km, (Gravel Surface).”

 

The main scope of work will be to rehabilitate the Road and ensuring traffic safety. The specific scopes of works are as follow:

  1. Construction of 32 slab culverts 1x1x7.6m
  2. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1.5x2x7.6m
  3. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x1.5x7.6m
  4. Construction of 1 slab culverts 2.5x2.5x7.6m
  5. Construction of 3 slab culverts 2x3x7.6m
  6. Construction of 4 slab culverts 2x2x7.6m
  7. Construction of 1 slab culverts 2x4x7.6m
  8. Construction of 2 slab culverts 1x2x7.6m
  9. Construction of 2 slab culverts 2x3x7.6m
  10. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x1x7.72m
  11. Construction of 3slab culverts 1x1x7.87m
  12. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x2x7.87m
  13. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x1x7.87m
  14. Construction of 2 slab culverts 1x1x8.09m
  15. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x2x8.09m
  16. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1.5x3x8.09m
  17. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1.5x1.5x8.35m
  18. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x1x8.50m
  19. Construction of 3 slab culverts 2x4x8.60m
  20. Construction of 1 slab culverts 2x6x8.60m
  21. Construction of 1 slab culverts 3x6x8.60m
  22. Construction of 1 slab culverts 4x4x8.60m
  23. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x2x8.78m
  24. Construction of 4 slab culverts 1x1x9.28m
  25. Construction of 3 slab culverts 1.5x3x8.09m
  26. Construction of 3 slab culverts 1x2x9.28m
  27. Construction of 4 slab culverts 1x1x9.28m
  28. Construction of 1 slab culverts 2x2x9.28m
  29. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x2x10.00m
  30. Construction of 1 slab culverts 2x3x10.00m
  31. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x2x10.60m
  32. Construction of 2 slab culverts 1.5x1.5x10.75m
  33. Construction of 1 slab culverts 3x3x10.75m
  34. Construction of 1 slab culverts 2x2x11.50m
  35. Construction of 1 slab culverts 2x3x12.55m
  36. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x1.5x12.63m
  37. Construction of 2 slab culverts 1x1x12.63m
  38. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x1x12.94m
  39. Construction of 1 slab culverts 3x4x14.63m
  40. Construction of 1 slab culverts 1x1x20.60m
  41. Construction of 5231 liner meter reinforced concrete line side drain
  42. Road way embankment  filling from barrow 33,450.00cum
  43. Roadway embankment filling (cut to fill) 49,500.00 cum
  44. Excavation in hilly area or along the road 21,220.00 cum
  45. Hard cut (rock) along road by machine 33,240.00  cum
  46. Hard cut (rock) along the road that required blasting 6,840.00 cum
  47. Construction of 20.000 km Gravel surface road by 6.5m carriageway width and 1.50m shoulder at each side which includes the following activities:
  • Gravel Wearing Course (200mm)
  • Improved Sub Grade (CBR>20)

4. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedure specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, May 2004 and Revised on January 2011 and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.

 

5. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from:

Administrative office of the president, National procurement authority,

Procurement facilitation directorate, 2th floor, Pashtonistan watt, Kabul- Afghanistan

Email: Shekiba.hajizada@ao.gov.af & zabihulrahman.rahmani@aop.gov.af

From 7:30 am to 16:30 hours local time Kabul Afghanistan from Saturday to Thursday (Except public holidays).

And inspect the Bidding Documents at http://www.npa.gov.af.

 

6.Qualifications requirements include:

(a) The minimum required annual volume of construction work for the successful bidder in any one of the last five years shall be AFN (201,000,000) Million.

(b)  Similar experience as prime contractor in the rehabilitation of road works of a nature and complexity equivalent to the works of value AFN (110,000,000) Million during the last five (5) years (to comply with this requirement, works cited should be at least 70 percent complete);

(c) Proposals for the timely acquisition (own, lease, hire, etc.) of the essential equipment for     as given below:

 

 

No

Name of Equipment

Number of Pieces Required

1

Excavator (Min. 1.0 Cum)

2

2

Excavator (Min. 2.0 Cum)

4

3

Wheel Loader

3

4

Jack Hammer

5

5

Dump truck-10 cum capacity

25

6

Vibratory roller, 10 ton

3

7

Static Road Roller 10-12 Ton

3

8

Sheep foot roller

2

9

Bulldozer

1

10

Pedestrian roller 1 ton vibrator

2

11

Grader (100 - 150 HP)

2

12

Water Bowser, >9,000 ltr capacity

2

13

Concrete mixer truck machine, 2 Cum

4

14

Concrete vibrator pocker 25 mm dia

4

15

Concrete vibrator pocker 50 mm dia

4

16

Water pump

3

18

Total station machine.

One of each

19

Level Machine

1

20

Aggregate Crushing Plant

1

 

  1. Key personnel’s experience in works of an equivalent nature and year is as given below:

No

Key Staff

Education

General Qualification (Years of Experience)

Relevant Qualification (Years of Experience)

Number of Key Technical Personnel

1

Project Manager

M.Sc. Project Management/Construction Management + B.Sc. Civil Engineering

10 Years

5 Years

1

2

Site Engineer(s)

B.Sc. Civil Engineering

4 Years

2 Years

1

3

QC Engineer

B.Sc. Civil Engineering

5 Years

3 Years

1

4

Lab. Technician

Certificate in Civil Engineering

4 Years

2 Years

1

5

Surveyor

B.Sc. Survey and Geodesy or B.Sc. Civil Engineering

5 Years

3 Years

1

6

Accountant

BBA or CAT or FIA or DBA or Accountancy Diploma.

2 Years

2 Years

1

7

AutoCAD Engineer

B.Sc. Civil Engineering

5 Years

3 Years

1

8

Environmental and Social Management Officer

B.Sc. Environmental Engineering or B.Sc. Civil Engineering

5 Years

3 Years

1

 

  1. Liquid assets and/or credit facilities, net of other contractual commitments an exclusive of any advance payments which may be made under the Contract, of no less than the amount AFN (32,500,000,00) Thirty-two Million Five Hundred Thousand.

 

  1. For the purpose of calculating the annual volume of construction works, contract      value and assessed bid capacity the updated price level to 2013 shall be calculated as stated in ITB 32.3.

For detailed post qualification verification please refer to Section I. - Instructions to Bidders and Section II- Bid Data Sheet of the bidding documents. A margin of preference for eligible national contractors/joint ventures shall not be applied. 

7.     The bidders or their authorized representatives are invited to attend a pre-bid meeting. Pre-bid meeting will be held on 09/05/2017 The time shall be at 09:00 AM local time and held at Procurement Unit, Project Implementation Unit (PIU), Afghanistan Rural Access Project (ARAP), Ministry of Public Works (MOPW), Address: 1st Macrorayon, Block # 1 (Administrative Block), Container Room No:16, Kabul, Afghanistan to clarify issues and to answer any matter that may be raised at that stage.

9.  Bids must be delivered to the address below in Kabul Office at or before 10:00 hrs local time on 22/05/2017.  Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives, who choose to attend in person at the address below at 10:00 hrs. Local time on 22/05/2017.

10. All bids shall be accompanied by a Bid-Security in amount AFN (4,500,000.00) Four Million Five Hundred Thousand. (Specified in ITB 17.2).

11. The addresses referred to above are:

      Administrative Office of the President

      National Procurement Authority

      Procurement Facilitation Directorate

      Fifth Floor, Conference Room, Pashtonistan Wat, Kabul Afghanistan

      Email: shekiba.hajizada@aop.gov.af, zabihulrahman.rahmani@aop.gov.af

      Copy to: khalids@nrap.gov.af