A Collinsville-based company has been awarded a road works contract worth more than a million dollars. Photo: File
A Collinsville-based company has been awarded a road works contract worth more than a million dollars. Photo: File

Collinsville-based company wins $1.2M road contract

A Collinsville-based company has been awarded a contract worth more than a million dollars to carry out road works near the Whitsunday town.

At this week's council meeting, Whitsunday councillors unanimously voted to give Searles Transport Pty Ltd the $1,260,034.10 contract for the repair and rehabilitation work on Strathalbyn Rd.

The work will be funded under the Queensland Government's Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements after a severe weather event across February and March 2020.

 

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Council agenda documents state Searles Transport Pty Ltd topped three other competitors to win the contract.

Work will include heavy formation grading, full-width formation grading and re-sheets to road segments.

Searles offered the most competitive pricing and demonstrated an understanding of the project requirements.

A Collinsville-based company has been awarded a contract to complete road works on Strathalbyn Rd.
A Collinsville-based company has been awarded a contract to complete road works on Strathalbyn Rd.

It was also noted the company had the necessary resources to complete the project in the time frame.

The work must be finished by June 30, 2022, and during the council meeting it was discussed that work was expected to be started straight away.