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THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - After months of discussion, the city of Thomasville finally has a plan to rebuild a collapsed spillway. Flooding destroyed the dam at Cherokee Lake Park earlier this year.

It's been an eyesore and a danger since. One teenage girl even got stuck in the mud in an area that would normally be under water.

City Engineers chose a new design instead of rebuilding it the way it was. "The old design the water just came straight over the top and went down the spillway. This new design will have a wall and you'll action see the lake will come up to this wall and come over the wall," said City Engineer Jim Petrak.

Construction should begin in about two to three weeks.

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