Employer: Department of Roads (DoR), Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT)

Project: National Road 13 South

Contract title: National Road 13 South Improvement and Maintenance

Country: Lao PDR

RFB No: OPBRC-002/2020

Issued on: 1 June 2020

1) The MPWT/Govemment of Lao PDR has applied for financing from the European Investment Bank toward the cost of the NR13 South Road Improvement and Maintenance Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for OPBRC for NR13 South Road Improvement and Maintenance as follows:

Package: 1

Description: Package2-OPBRC 002/2020: Improvement and Maintenance of the National Road 13 South, Section (Length 79 km) from (KM 111+000) to (KM 190+000) in Bolikhamxay Province

ICB No: OPBRC 002/2020/Package2

The works are expected to be carried out over a 3 years period and the contractor is required to maintain the road under specified conditions (or service level) over a 7 years period following upgrading/rehabilitation. Works are expected to start in November-December 2020.

2) The Department of Roads (DoR) of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the works. The bidder is required to meet the sum of the minimum qualification requirements. Experienced and capable bidders are encouraged to apply.

3) Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement using Request for Bids (RFB) under single stage two envelope procedure in accordance with the guide to procurement for projects financed by the EIB (September 2018 edition) which can be found at the following website: https://www.eib.Org/en/publications/guide-to-procurement.htm#, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations.

4) Interested eligible bidders may obtain further Information from DoR/MPWT, Mr. Souksakon Venvongsoth, NR13S project manager at e-mail: or Tel: +856 20 56208899 and inspect the bidding document during office hours, 8.00 to 16.00 at the address given below.

5) The bidding document in English may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non- refundable fee of USD 300.00 equivalent. The method of payment will be cashier's check. The document will be sent by airmail for overseas delivery and surface mail or Courier for local delivery.

6) Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before on or before 9.00 local Laos PDR time 28 August 2020 electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bidders will submit two sealed envelopes for simultaneously, one containing the technical part and the other the financial part, enclosed together in an outer single envelope. The outer bid envelope marked ‘Original Bid’, and the inner envelope marked ‘Technical Part’ will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below on 9.15 local Lao PDR time, 28 August 2020. All envelopes marked ‘Financial Part’ shall remain unopened and will be held in safe custody of the employer until the second public bid opening.

7) All bids must be accompanied by a ‘Bid Security’ of USD 600 000.00 [Six Hundred Thousand US Dollars].

Note: using this two-envelope bidding process requires placing the bid security in the first envelope — technical part.

8) Attention is drawn to the procurement regulations requiring the borrower to disclose information on the successful bidder's beneficial ownership, as part of the contract award notice, using the beneficial ownership disclosure form as included in the bidding document.

9) The address referred to above is: Department of Roads (DoR) , Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), PO Box 2158, LaneXang Avenue, Saysettha District, Vientiane Capital, LAOS PDR, Website:

Tel: +85621 412714

Fax: +85621 414132

Deadline Date2020-08-28
Publication Date2020-05-29
Procurement StatusActive
TypeNot specified
Contract TypeWorks
Award CriteriaNot specified
OrganisationDepartment of Roads (DoR)
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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