Safe passage on Dozois Road

Dozois Road is the southern-most extension of Limebank Road. It begins where Limebank ends at Mitch Owen\'s Road just east of Manotick. Dozois was once a pleasant country road, however, over the past several years, traffic has increased and it has become quite dangerous. There are several blind spots and the shoulder is not wide enough to allow safe passage for pedestrians and cyclists. Children walk to and from school every day, dodging heavy construction vehicles, large delivery trucks, speeding sports cars and winter snow plows. On Monday September 24 a serious vehicle accident took place and a seventeen year old boy had to be airlifted to hospital. Before another accident occurs, it is time that the City of Ottawa made Doizois safe for pedestrians, joggers, school gym classes and cyclists. We demand that the City of Ottawa 1. Lower the speed limit on Dozois. 2. Build a walking/bicycle trail that runs from Mitch Owens Road to the end of Dozois. 3. Provide accommodation for blind spots.


Local residents of Rideau Forest, near Manotick Ontario Canada


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    Judy Fortier, Canada

    5 years ago Comments: the road was named after my mothers family.
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    Jo Dozois, Canada

    5 years ago Comments: i have lived on dozois rd from 1967 till 2004 yes it was once a beautiful very quiet rd. now it is like a race track with no where to move . there was a big accident on the hill where the boy was left with personal problems as he almost died its very sad now for people living on that rd. it definately is not safe tthank you so much
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    M & L, Canada

    7 years ago Comments: It is very dangerous. Something must be done.
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