Upgrading of the Gbarnga-Salayea Road (81 km)

Request For Proposals

General Information

   May 11, 2017
   Jun 26, 2017
   National procurement

Contact information


Goods, Works and Services

Road construction works  

Original Text

1. The Governments of Liberia has received loans from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and four other funding agencies, namely Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) towards financing of the Upgrading of the Gbarnga-Salayea Road (81 km) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the funds to cover eligible payments under the above-mentioned contract.

2. The Infrastructure Implementation Unit (IIU) of the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) acting on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Liberia invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the construction of the Gbarnga-Salayea Road (81 km).

3. The scope of works to be executed will mainly comprise of: i) Site setting-out, clearance and preparation, ii) preparatory Works iii) Earth Works, iv) Drainage Works v) Bridge construction and maintenance of existing bridges and upgrading the existing gravel road to an asphaltic concrete pavement with road furniture.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information, inspect and purchase the bidding documents at the IIU, MPW offices during office hours from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

5. Qualification information includes:
A. The Contractor shall have satisfactorily and substantially completed as a prime contractor, joint venture member, management contractor or sub-contractor for the last five (5) years prior to the submission deadline: (i) three (3) similar contracts (having rehabilitation/new construction /upgrade), each of minimum value of Sixty (60) Million USD.

B. Financial Capabilities:
(i) The Bidder shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means (independent of any contractual advance payment) sufficient to meet the construction monthly cash flow requirements estimated as Five Million United States Dollars (USD5,000,000.00) for the subject contract(s) net of the Bidders other commitments.
(ii) The Bidders shall also demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Employer, that it has adequate sources of finance to meet the cash flow requirements on works currently in progress and for future contract commitments.
(iii) The audited balance sheets of the Bidder and other financial statements acceptable to the Employer, for the last five (5) years shall be submitted and must demonstrate the current soundness of the Bidder’s financial position and indicate its prospective long-term profitability.
(vi) Minimum average annual construction turnover of Fifty Million United States Dollars (USD 50,000,000.00) calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress and/or completed within the last five years, divided by 5 years.

6. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by prospective Bidders on the submission of a written request to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$500.00. The method of payment will be by bank draft (enclosed with the application) drawn up by one bank on another bank in the name of the Gbarnga –Salayea Road Project or payment into account 00111347801659632 ECOBANK LIBERIA LTD. Swift Code: ECOCLRLM and passing on copies of the scanned copy of the transfer advice to the following email address: The documents can be collected from the address below or will be sent by email.

7. Bids must be submitted to the Address below on or before June 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

8. Bids will be opened on June 26, 2017at 2:00PM in the large conference room at the Ministry of Public Works in the presence of Bidders' representatives who choose to attend.

9. Bids must be valid for a period of: 120 days after the dead line for bid submission.

10. Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 2% of the Bid offer.

11. Bidders are strongly advised to visit the site and to assess the actual site conditions before submitting their bid.

12. A Site visit for all bidders will be held on May 17-18, 2017 and pre-bid meeting will be held on May 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Ministry of Public Works Large Conference Room.

13. The Ministry of Public Works reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to cancel the bidding process and reject all bids without assigning any reason whatsoever.

14. The addresses referred to above is:
Program Manager (IIU),
Infrastructure Implementation Unit
Ministry of Public Works
South Lynch Street,
Monrovia. Liberia
Tel. +231-886520696/+231-886579053
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