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Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures, “Road Department” Fund, Construction supervision of about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit (Tranche 4), Request for Expression of Interest

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Published: 14-02-2022 19:19
Deadline: 16-03-2022 18:00

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST 

(CONSULTING SERVICES, FIRMS SELECTION)

 

February 14, 2022

Country: Republic of Armenia

Name of Project: North-South Road Corridor Investment Program -Tranche 4

Assignment Title: Construction supervision of about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit

       (Tranche 4)

Reference No.: T4-CS-04

 

  1. The Republic of Armenia has received a loan from the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) in the framework of the North-South Road Corridor Investment Program (Program) toward the cost of the Program, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services under the contract for Construction supervision of about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit (Tranche 4).

 

“North-South Road Corridor Investment Program” is a major infrastructure project (here after NSRCIP project) which aims at connecting the Southern border of the country with its Northern point by means of 556 km-long Meghri-Yerevan-Bavra highway by reducing it to about 85 km and reaching up to 470 km.

 

  1. The Client, represented by its project implementation unit “Road Department” FUND, acting under the Agency Agreement signed between the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of Republic of Armenia of Republic of Armenia and “Road Department” FUND, hereby invites eligible consulting firms (Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the services for Construction supervision of about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit (Tranche 4) (the Services).

The Consulting Firm (hereafter: the Consultant) shall carry out all construction supervision activities for Tranche 4 (about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit) Works’ contract in compliance with the requirements of international standards and best practices for highway construction. The civil works are executed using FlDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction (Multilateral Development Bank Harmonized Edition, 2010, Pink Book). The Consultant will take over all the powers, responsibilities and responsibilities entrusted to "Engineer" within the framework of the Contract for construction work. Planned duration of Civil Works (Defects Notification Period (DNP) excluded): 36 (thirty-six) months from the date of signing of construction contract. Defects Notification Period (DNP) will be 365 (three hundred sixty-five) days calculated from the date on which Civil Works is completed as certified by Taking-over Certificate. The Consultant will carry out all construction supervision activities for civil works for Tranche 4 (about 32 km road section from Agarak to tunnel exit) under FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction, MDB Harmonized Edition, June 2010 (Pink Book), as well as in accordance with Armenian legislation. The Consultant will monitor the performance of the Tranche 4 (about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit) works contract and ensure compliance with all social and environmental requirements and the requirements of design solutions. The Consultant must adhere to the scope of the civil works contract as defined in the specifications and bills of quantities.

      

      Following documents shall be submitted along with the EOI application by all the Consulting Firms including JV firms.

  • Certificates of incorporation or Registration of the consulting firm.
  • Company Profile.
  1. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the S

The consulting firms must provide information on similar assignments/projects implemented in the past giving a brief description of each assignment/project, the funding source(s), amount of contract and information on the employer.

 

The shortlisting criteria are:

 

  1. General experience - Participation of the Consultant in road construction/rehabilitation projects (Participation in IFI funded road projects within the last 10 years),

 

  1. b) Project Related Experience - Similar experience of the Consultant in providing Technical Supervision services of road construction/rehabilitation works (number of similar contracts within the last 5 years).

 

  1. c) Overall assessment of company’s staffing arrangements and capacity (available permanent staff, portfolio of ongoing projects).

 

  1. d) Consultant, including JV firms, must have been legally registered for at least ten (10) years on the deadline for submission of this EOI.

 

  1. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the Consultant Guidelines setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

 

  1. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Experience and Qualification of other structural part of participating firms, whether parent or subsidiary firm, will not be considered for evaluation. Likewise, qualification and experience of the consulting firm associated as a sub-consultancy will not be considered for evaluation for shortlisting.

 

  1. All submittals from the consulting firms shall be in English language.

 

  1. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS method set out in the Consultant Guidelines (Chapter 2 of Guidelines ”Selection and employment of consultants under IBRD loans and IDA credits & grants by World Bank borrowers” published on January 2011, revised July 2014). With the winning Consultant will be concluded time-based contract for Construction supervision of about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit (Tranche 4).

 

  1. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 10:00 to 17:00 hours.

 

  1. Expressions of Interest must be delivered in two printed copies to the address mentioned below or by e-mail in the Adobe PDF format on or before 18:00 hrs local time on March 16, 2022. If submitting offline, submission shall be made in closed envelope and the title shall be "Expression of Interest (EOI) for Consulting Services: Construction supervision of about 32 km road from Agarak to tunnel exit (Tranche 4)".

 

“Road Department” Fund
Attn: Mr. G. Avetisyan, Executive Director
Republic Square, Government House 3, 1st  Floor
Yerevan, 0010, Armenia
Tel: +374 (10) 542-176
E-mail: 
hasmik.ordukhanyan@armroad.amprocurement@armroad.am

 

 

 

RD Fund, QUALITY COST BASED SELECTION for Preparation of Detailed Designs for Rehabilitation of Dilijan and Pushkin Tunnels, Environmental Evaluation/Assessment Documentation and Tech.Part of Bidding Documents for Civil Works Procurement

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Published: 26-01-2022 17:13
Deadline: 28-02-2022 18:00

 

The Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of Armenia (MTAI)
Road Department Fund (RD)
Loan No. 3449-ARM: Armenia-Georgia Border Regional Road (M6 Vanadzor-Bagratashen) Improvement Project

Preparation of Detailed Designs for Rehabilitation of Dilijan Tunnel and Pushkin Tunnel, Environmental Evaluation/Assessment Documentation and Technical Part of Bidding Documents for Civil Works Procurement  

QUALITY COST BASED SELECTION (QCBS)
 Request for Expression of Interest (REOI)

 

Date

26 January, 2022

ADB Loan No.

3449-ARM: Armenia-Georgia Border Regional Road (M6 Vanadzor-Bagratashen) Improvement Project

 

Contract No. and Title

ADB/M6/CS/QCBS/03: Preparation of Detailed Designs for Rehabilitation of Dilijan Tunnel and Pushkin Tunnel, Environmental Evaluation/Assessment Documentation and Technical Part of Bidding Documents for Civil Works Procurement

 

Deadline for EOI

28 February, 2022

 

  1. The Republic of Armenia (the Borrower) has received a € 44,1 (equivalent of $50.0 million) loan from the Asian Development Bank to finance rehabilitation of the Armenia-Georgia Border Regional Road (M6, Vanadzor-Bagratashen) Improvement Project and intends to apply the unutilized part of the proceeds for rehabilitation of 2 vehicular tunnels: Dilijan tunnel located on the 80-83 kilometer of interstate road M-4 Yerevan – Sevan – Ijevan – Azerbaijan border and Pushkin tunnel located on the 135-137 kilometer of interstate road M-3 Margara – Vanadzor – Tashir – Georgia border.

The Borrower intends to apply part of the proceeds of the loan for the consulting services.

Road Department Fund (RD) (The Client) now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

Interested Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, experience in region/country, etc.).  

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS (Quality-and Cost-Based Selection) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

The consulting services (“the Services”) will include:

  • preparation of Detailed Design packages for rehabilitation of Dilijan tunnel and Pushkin tunnel (hereinafter: “the Tunnels”)
  • preparation of relevant environmental evaluation/assessment documentation in accordance with RA legislation and ADB Safeguard Policies Statement (ADB SPS, 2009)
  • preparation of technical part of Bidding Documents for civil works procurement.

 

The consulting firm shall implement following main activities:

 

  • Task 1: Detailed investigation of the current state of the Tunnels, including tunnel all systems.
  • Task 2: Preparation of Detailed Designs for the restoration of the Tunnels (including tunnel all systems), preparation of relevant environmental evaluation/assessment documentation in accordance with RA legislation and ADB Safeguard Policies Statement (ADB SPS, 2009) as well as preparation of the technical part of the Bidding Documents for civil works procurement under ADB procedures for International Competitive Bidding (ICB).

 

 

The Estimated duration of the Services is expected 6 months.

 

 

  1. Procurement Information:

 

Selection Method

QCBS

Contract Type

Lump Sum

Type of Proposal

Full Technical Proposal (FTP)

Duration of Assignment

6 months

Tentative commencement date

01 May 2022

Anticipated completion date

6 months after commencement date

Tentative Short-listing Date

20 January 2022

The Consultant should have extensive experience in Preparation of Detailed Designs for the restoration of the Tunnels (including tunnel all systems), preparation of relevant environmental evaluation/assessment documentation in accordance with RA legislation and ADB Safeguard Policies Statement (ADB SPS, 2009) as well as preparation of the technical part of the Bidding Documents for civil works procurement under ADB procedures for International Competitive Bidding (ICB) (see attached TOR for the details).

The shortlisting criteria are:

  • General experience of the Consultant in preparation of Detailed Design for transport infrastructures (Participation in IFI funded projects within the last 10 years),
  • Similar experience of the Consultant in Preparation of Detailed Designs for the building/restoration of the transport Tunnels (including tunnel all systems) (number of similar contracts within the last 5 years).

 

  1. Submission of EOI:

The interested consultants are strongly encouraged to register and apply through ADB’s Consultant Management System at cms.adb.org. Online submission is always the main submission method. Offline EOI submission through email or sealed envelope is an option. Using ADB’s EOI template (https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/page/83267/eoi-consulting-firms-20131114.doc) for EOI submission is required. Late submissions would be rejected.

If submitting offline, hard copy EOIs should reach the office of the TPIO at the address below not later than closing date of EOI submission closing date.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications. When submitting an EOI as a firm or association, the lead firm states its CMS registration number in the EOI. If unregistered, the lead firm first completes at least a simplified registration in CMS, and submit a full registration before contract negotiations, if selected.

The Expressions of Interest (EOI) should contain detailed information about Consultant’s Organizational Capability, Experience, Past Performance in conducting programs in developed and developing countries, demonstrated familiarity with the challenges of working in the region (Armenia, Caucasus and/or other CIS countries) and might include references from previous clients.

 

The closing date for the submission of EOI is: at or before 18:00 pm on 28 February, 2022, Yerevan time.

 

“Road Department” Fund (RD Fund)
Attn: Mr. S. Machyan, General Director
Republic Square, Government House 3, 1st  Floor
Yerevan, 0010, Armenia
Tel: +374 (10) 542-176
E-mail: procurement@armroad.amhasmik.ordukhanyan@armroad.am 

 

Terms of Reference

 

 

“RD” Fund, ARMENIA ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, EIB NEIGHBOURHOOD INVESTMENT FACILITY, RD FI 91.498/NCB 2022-03-Procurement of Road Safety Works and Infrastructure Improvement of 5 Black Spots on H-69/H-21, M-3, M-14 and M-16 Roads, INVITATION FOR BID

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Published: 24-01-2020 17:42
Deadline: 22-02-2022 16:00

“Road Department” Fund, ARMENIA ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, EIB NEIGHBOURHOOD INVESTMENT FACILITY, RD FI 91.498/NCB 2022-03-Procurement of Road Safety Works and Infrastructure Improvement of 5 Black Spots on H-69/H-21, M-3, M-14 and M-16 Roads.

 

 

INVITATION FOR BIDS

 

 

Selection of Consultancy Services (Individual Consultant) for Training on Project Scheduling and Management under M6 Road Improvement project financed by Asian Development Bank, Request For Expressions of Interest, ADB/M6/CS/IC/05-4

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Published: 14-01-2022 15:15
Deadline: 31-01-2022 18:00

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

 (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT SELECTION)

 

     Country: Republic of Armenia

     Loan No.:  3449-ARM

     Project:     Armenia-Georgia Border Regional Road (M6 Vanadzor-Bagratashen) Improvement Project

    Assignment Title: CONSULTANCY SERVICES (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT) FOR

                                  TRAINING  ON  PROJECT SCHEDULING AND  MANAGEMENT

     Reference No.:  ADB/M6/CS/IC/05-4

 

The Republic of Armenia has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB)    toward the cost of the “Armenia-Georgia Border Regional Road (M6 Vanadzor-Bagratashen) Improvement Project”, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Individual consulting services: “Training on Project Scheduling and Management”.

 

The Road Department (RD) Fund (the Client) of  is an implementing agency for the “Armenia-Georgia Border Regional Road (M6 Vanadzor-Bagratashen) Improvement Project”.

 

The primary objective of  the  training  is  to introduce to the trainees the modern approaches for the project scheduling, prioritization of the activities, time management, strategic planning, monitoring and control to ensure timely completion of a project.

 

The target audience for the training is engineering  professionals  working  in  the “Road Department” Fund, the specialists of the MoTAI departments and other state authorities and municipalities involved in the roads maintenance, procurement and  administration of the roads rehabilitation and maintenance contracts. The trainees will to be proposed by the Client.

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) will include:

 

Preparation of training materials within 4 days and conducting of  4 days face-to-face training for  the proposed  staff  in Project scheduling and management. The list of the trainees (35–40 staff) will be provided by the Client.

 

 

For more details, see Terms of Reference of the assignment (TOR).

 

The contract is expected to start by March-April, 2022. “Road Department” Fund  now invites eligible Individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae).

 

Qualification Requirements:

 

  • The Consultant shall hold a degree in civil engineering and shall have experience in roads/highways construction, rehabilitation, and /or maintenance and to have experience in conducting project scheduling and management trainings.
  • At least 12 years of professional experience and successful previous experience in organization/conducting of at least 2 similar trainings during the last 5 years.
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop multimedia, interactive, and user-friendly training modules, including assessment materials.
  • Excellent skills in presenting complex technical information in an easily comprehensible way.
  • Excellent written and spoken English

 

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant selection method set out in the ADB Consultant Guidelines (https://www.adb.org/documents/guidelines-use-consultants-asian-development-bank-and-its-borrowers).

The interested consultants are strongly encouraged to register and apply through ADB’s Consultant Management System at cms.adb.org. Online submission is always the main submission method. Offline EOI submission through email is an option. Using ADB’s EOI template for EOI submission is required. Late submissions would be rejected.

The closing date for the submission of EOI is: at or before 18:00 pm on 31 January 2022, Yerevan time.

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (09:00 to 17:00 hours local/ Yerevan time).

 

“Road Department” Fund

Attn: Stepan Machyan, Executive Director

Government House 3, Republic Square, Yerevan, RA, 0010

Tel/Fax: (374-10) 542 176, (374-95) 111 469

E-mail: hasmik.ordukhanyan@armroad.am 

              liana.gharagyozyan@armroad.am

 

TOR (Training on Project Scheduling and Management)

 

 

 

“Road Department” Fund, L2729 - ARM: North-South Road Corridor Investment Program Tranche 2, CW-ICB-T2-2021/1 - Reconstruction of about 8.0 km of highway M1 Yerevan-Gyumri-Bavra, near Agarak community (from km 29+600 to km37+545), INVITATION FOR BIDS

Category:
Published: 03-12-2021 17:11
Deadline: 18-01-2022 16:00

Invitation for Bids

Date: 03 December 2021
Loan No. and Title: L2729 - ARM: North-South Road Corridor Investment Program
Contract No. and Title: CW-ICB-T2-2021/1- Reconstruction of about 8.0 km of highway M1 Yerevan-Gyumri-Bavra, near Agarak community (from km 29+600 to km37+545)
Deadline for Submission of Bids: 18 January 2022 at 16:00 hours (Yerevan time)

1. The Republic of Armenia has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of: North-South Road Corridor Investment Program. Part of this loan will be used for payments under the contract named above. Bidding is open to bidders from eligible source countries of the ADB as per Section 5 of the Bid Document.
2. The Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia (“the Employer”) invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction and the completion of the project: CW-ICB-T2-2021/1- Reconstruction of about 8.0 km of highway M1 Yerevan-Gyumri-Bavra, near Agarak community (from km 29+600 to km37+545) (“the Works”).

 

Invitation for Bids