Rehabilitation of Road from Maymana to Namusa-Ghar Tepa-Atakhan Khoja and Dawlatabad Phase 1 Lot 1, Ch 0+000 To 16+880 Km (Gravel Surface), Faryab Province, North Region - Ministry of Public Works

Rehabilitation of Road from Maymana to Namusa-Ghar Tepa-Atakhan Khoja and Dawlatabad Phase 1 Lot 1, Ch 0+000 To 16+880 Km (Gravel Surface), Faryab Province, North Region

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 Maymana to Namusa-Ghar Tepa-Atakhan Khoja and Dawlatabad Phase 1 Lot 1, Ch 0+000 To 16+880 Km (Gravel Surface), Faryab Province, North Region

 

                        

IFB No: NPA/MOPW/96/W-1648/NCB

 

Contract ID: NPA/MOPW/96/W-1648/NCB

 

Date: 18-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.

                                                                                       

2. 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 Maymana to Namusa-Ghar Tepa-Atakhan Khoja and Dawlatabad Phase 1 Lot 1, Ch 0+000 To 16+880 Km (Gravel Surface), Faryab Province, North Region”

 

3. The Ministry of Public Works now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Rehabilitation of Road from Maymana to Namusa-Ghar Tepa-Atakhan Khoja and Dawlatabad Phase 1 Lot 1, Ch 0+000 To 16+880 Km (Gravel Surface), Faryab Province, North Region”

 

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 35 slab culverts 1.0x1.0x7.6m
  2. Construction of one slab culvert 10.x1.0x11.60m
  3. Construction of one slabs culverts 2.0x2.0x7.60m.
  4. Construction of one slab culvert 6.0x2 x8.6m
  5. A 30 liner meter bridge is required which is proposed in speared bridge project.
  6. Construction of 170 liner meter wash at 3 different locations.
  7. Construction of 1866 liner meter retaining wall at different locations with different height.
  8. Construction of 6755 liner meter reinforced concrete lined side drains
  9. Road way embankment  filling from barrow 57,000.00cum
  10. Roadway embankment filling (cut to fill) 8,500.00 cum
  11. Excavation in hilly area or along the road 19,000.00 cum
  12. Hard cut (rock) along road by machine 1,000.00  cum
  13. Hard cut (rock) along the road that required blasting 1,000.00 cum
  • Construction of 16.880 km gravel surface road by 3.50m lane width and 1.5m shoulder at each side

 

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, E-mail: rahim.rahimi@aop.gov.af  &  afarid@nrap.gov.af, Kabul, Afghanistan 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 150.00 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 82.00 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)

3

3

Wheel Loader

2

4

Jack Hammer

1

5

Dump truck-10 cum capacity

25

6

Vibratory roller, 10 ton

2

7

Static Road Roller 10-12 Ton

2

8

Sheep foot roller

1

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

2

14

Concrete vibrator pocker 25 mm dia

2

15

Concrete vibrator pocker 50 mm dia

2

16

Water pump

2

17

Level & total station machine.

One of each

 

 

 

  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

2

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

2

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 24.00 Million.

 

  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 06-May-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 20-May-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 20-May-2017.

10.   All bids shall be accompanied by a Bid-Security in amount AFN 3,000,000.00 (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: rahim.rahimi@aop.gov.af

            Copy To: afarid@nrap.gov.af