Fieri and Vlora Bypass Project

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15 Aug 2017

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15 Aug 2018   at  23:59   Local time


This general Procurement Notice updates the one published on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development [the Bank] on 20/02/2013 under procurement reference 7035-R1-GPN-42319.

The Government of Albania intends using the remaining proceeds of a loan in the amount of EUR 48.8 million from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance the construction of the Fier bypass road in south-west Albania and of a loan in the amount of EUR 48 (15.1 of them grant from ECD) million from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Commission of Delegation (ECD) to finance the construction of the Vlora bypass road in south-west Albania. The proposed projects, which has a total estimated cost of EUR 100 million including taxes, will require the procurement of the following works and services:

  • The civil works associated with the construction of a 22km dual carriageway bypass road between the cities of Fier and Levan linking the Lushnje-Fier road section in the north and the Levan-Vlore and Levan - Tepelena road sections in the south of Albania that are under construction.
  • Construction of a 29 km road network bypassing the City of Vlore in order to improve the road traffic flow along the southern coast of Albania. This bypass starts from the southern end of the Fier/Vlore Autobahn around the north and east of Vlore, skirting the villages of Babice and Kanine. From Kanine the bypass runs parallel to coastline, at an approximate distance of 1 to 2 km, until it connects with the existing Orikum to Sarande Road (the SH8).

The re-tendering for the above contracts is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2017.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:


Attn: Mr Dashamir XHIKA

Director General

Rr. Sami Frasheri no. 33

Tirana, Albania

Tel: + 355 4 22 347 89

Fax: + 355 4 22 236 00