Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, ILBANK (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Borrower’) has received (or applied for) a loan from the European Investment Bank – EIB (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Bank’) towards the cost of the ‘Urban Infrastructure Projects II’. This international invitation for tenders relates to the contract for the ‘Construction of the Karacabey Drinking Water Networks and Transmission Lines’. The employer for this project will be ‘Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, Bursa Water and Sewerage Administration General Directorate’.

This contract will include: construction of drinking water network (125 km) and transmission lines (1 km). The construction period will be 800 days, followed by 1 year for defect notification period.

This contract is expected to be implemented from June 2020 to September 2022.

The criteria to be used in the tender evaluation are, in decreasing order of importance:

1) The bidder must have successfully completed similar contracts as defined below within the last 10 years up to the submission deadline of the tender. Previous experience must be proved by originals or notary-certified copies of provisional acceptance (taking over) or final acceptance (performance) certificates;

2) Participation as contractor, management contractor, a joint venture member or subcontractor, in at least 1 contract within the last 10 years, with a value of at least four million (4 000 000) EUR or 2 contracts with a total value of six million (6 000 000) EUR that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed works. The similarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity, methods/technology or other characteristics as described in Section VI), work’s requirements;

3) For the above or other contracts executed during the period stipulated above, a minimum experience in the following key activities: complete construction, installation, delivery of a minimum 30 km of drinking water network under 1 single contract;

4) The average of annual turnovers in construction works over the past 5 financial years shall be a minimum of three million (3 000 000) EUR or equivalent. Annual turnovers shall be verified by the documents certified by certified (Sworn-in) public accountant or tax authority;

5) The bidder must demonstrate access to or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit and other financial means, other than any contractual advance payments to meet:

(i) the following cash-flow requirement of seven hundred fifty thousand (750 000) EUR; and

(ii) the overall cash flow requirements for this contract and its current commitments.

6) The audited financial statements (audited balance sheets and income tables or, if not required by the law of the tenderer’s country, other financial statements acceptable to the employer) as well as the report of certified public (sworn) accountant for the past 5 financial years shall be submitted and must demonstrate the soundness of the bidder’s financial position, showing long-term profitability;

7) The bidder shall provide required number of key personnel with appropriate experience and all necessary equipments for the satisfactory completion of the works.

All firms are invited to participate in the tender. In the form of joint ventures, the bidder shall submit the joint venture declaration and meet the qualification criteria as well as other documentation and conditions given by bidding documents.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address of employer given below.

Attention: Mr. Haluk Emre AKGÜN, Head of Drinking Water Department

Address: BUSKİ Genel Müdürlüğü, Acemler 16190, Osmangazi, Bursa, TURKEY.

Floor Room Number: 6th Floor

City: Bursa

Country: Turkey

Telephone: (+90) 2242702692

Fax number: (+90) 224 233 95 73

Electronic mail address:

Web page:

A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased on the submission of an application to the above address and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of two hundred and fifty (250) Turkish Liras to employer’s bank account

Name of bank: Türki̇ye Halk Bankasi A.Ş.

Branch name: Uludağ Ticari Şubesi

IBAN No TR28 0001 2009 6280 0045 0000 01

Bearing the name and reference number of the project. On request, against a faxed copy of the evidence of the remittance, the bidding documents may be sent by courier service if the transport is previously ordered by the bidder in his country. The Borrower bears no responsibility for the delivery in such a case.

Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 calendar days after bid opening.

A bid security not less than 3 % of the amount offered by the bidder fulfilling the conditions indicated in the bidding documents must accompany all bids.

All bids must be delivered in closed envelops bearing the mention ‘Bid for Construction of Karacabey Drinking Water Networks and Transmission Lines (KAP-2-BRS-W03)’ not later than 6.4.2020 10.30 at the following address:

Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, Bursa Water and Sewerage Administration General Directorate, BUSKİ Genel Müdürlüğü, Acemler 16190, Osmangazi, Bursa, TURKEY.

Bids will be opened immediately in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend. Late bids will be rejected and returned unopened to the bidders.

Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, ILBANK, Bursa, TURKEY

Deadline Date2020-04-06
Publication Date2020-02-06
Procurement StatusActive
TypeNot specified
Contract TypeWorks
Award CriteriaOther
OrganisationRepublic of Turkey, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, ILBANK
Class Code45232130
Class DescriptionStorm-water piping construction work
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)