n IMIESA - Improvements to the Jakkalsvlei River Crossing - impressive pipe jacking technique : Cape Town

Volume 37, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 37, Issue 1, Jan 2012, p. 48 - 49
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



As the current Jakkalsvlei culvert does not have sufficient capacity for a 100-year flood and the N2 Gateway housing project lies within the 100-year flood line, no upgrade of the culvert would result in the flooding of the housing development in the case of a flood occurring. It could also potentially mean flooding of the N2, putting the safety of motorists at risk.

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