The $1.2 million contract had been awarded for the Western Pontoons package and will see new and upgraded pontoons at Cunnamulla, St George, Dirranbandi, Condamine and
Queensland based contractor, Pacific Pontoon and Pier had been successful in winning the contract.
Works are kicking off in mid-September with the pontoons on the Warrego River at Cunnamulla and Balonne River at St George to be replaced.
Next, pontoons will be installed at Dirranbandi, Caliguel Lagoons (Condamine) and Chinchilla Weir.
Each pontoon is worth approximately $240,000 and features a concrete deck and restraining piles.
All pontoons are expected to be completed and functional by the end of October, weather permitting.