Tender for Upgrading of Mahlabatheng-Shalabeng-Kofi Anan & Pita Roads


Description of Works

The Maseru City Council under Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship as an Implementing Agency for implementation of Infrastructure Programs for Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho wishes to invite tenders for the Upgrading of Mahlabatheng-Shalabeng-Kofi Anan & Pita Roads from gravel/earth to Bitumen standard including bridge crossing.

The project comprises about 5km of road length, construction of closed and open storm water drainage system and construction of paved pedestrian sidewalks, road signs and road markings and High Mast LED lighting.


Category A and B Road Contractors registered with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Roads Directorate are eligible to tender.

It is a further condition of the Tender Invitation that the tender must be accompanied by the following copies of documents:

  • Valid Income Tax Clearance  Certificate and VAT Clearance  Certificates certified at source       ( issuing authority )
  • Valid  Trader’s License certified at source(issuing authority)
  • Tender Guarantee of  M50 000-00
  • Power of Attorney
  • Proof of Payment of MCC  services fees

Failure to furnish any of the above documents at the time of tender opening will mean immediate disqualification of the tenderer. Thus all tenderers must have representation during the opening of tenders.

Sale of Tender Documents

Tenders documents will be available from 01st April 2019 at the office of Maseru City Council, Office of City Treasurer, level 2, Moon Star Building, Kingsway, near Main Traffic Circle.

The cost of tender documents is M4000-00 per set (Non-Refundable)

Compulsory Site Visit

A compulsory site visit will be conducted on 19th April, 2019. All tenderers will be required to attend this pre-tender site visit; it will be the responsibility of each tenderer to ensure that his/her attendance is recorded by the Engineer conducting the site visit.

Before start of the site visit, all tenderers will assemble at Mahlabatheng (open space on left side of Main South) for briefing by the Engineer. The Engineer will then lead the conducted site tour of the project road. Tenderers will provide their own transport to and from the site, including the conducted tour. Questions from the tenderers will be forwarded to the Engineer, who will answer all questions within three working days after receipt.  Answers will be distributed to all tenders who attended the tour and signed the attendance register.

Submission of Tenders

Receipt of tenders will close at 12h00 on 3rd May 2019. Tenders should be deposited in the Tender Box on level 2, Moon Star Building, Kingsway, Maseru near Main Traffic Circle, before the stipulated closing time.

Tenderers should submit their tenders in sealed envelopes marked: “Tender for Upgrading of Mahlabatheng-Shalabeng-Kofi Anan & Pita Roads. Late, emailed and faxed tenders will not be accepted. No other information will be written on the Envelope for the tender to be acceptable.

Tender Opening

Tenders will be opened at 12h15 on the same day 03rd May 2019 at the Boardroom of Maseru City Council, Level 3.

Maseru City Council is not bound to accept the lowest or any tender.

Tender Enquiries

Only written queries from tenderers may be directed to the office of the City Treasurer, Level 2,  Moon-Star Building, Kingsway, Maseru, near Traffic Circle. P.O Box 911, Maseru 100, telephone: (+266) 266 22 317 386, Facsimile: (+266) 26622310418: e-mail  Procurement office at [email protected]   Only queries  received up to six (6) days before submission date of the tenders will  be answered.