Old Ottawa South Community Association

True Grit: Spread It Around!

True Grit: Spread It Around!

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Many businesses and establishments readily salt & sand their walkways. Yellow Grit Boxes, provided by the City of Ottawa, are installed at a few key spots around town as well. These boxes are located close to steep hills and in areas where there are many pedestrians, seniors, and persons using mobility devices. 

Residents are encouraged to spread the rock salt on slippery spots on sidewalks and other problem areas.

Available in Old Ottawa South:

  • Echo Drive at Avenue Road (by the stairs) 
  • Bank & Sunnyside
  • Riverdale & Sunnyside
  • Bronson Avenue Bridge (by the stairs) 

Details about winter maintenance are available on the City of Ottawa website.

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