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Cracks in dam walls led to nearby roads closure at Benoni Lake

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Police officers had to stop the traffic on Bunyan and Tom Jones roads in Benoni as well as N12 on- and off-ramps due to collapse of nearby dam walls.

During Chrtistmas residents alerted the government about several cracks at the structure’s surface after what engineers have started working in the area to prevent further destruction.

Now they’re waiting the water levels to be reduced to a «satisfactory level», authorities said on Thursday. Thereafter, specialists can commence with the rehabilitation of the damaged concrete slabs. The roads closure has been applied to allow for the pumping, which takes place in the Middle Lake.

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