Fake Friday: Growing Snow Banks Force All Ottawa Traffic Into Just One Lane


Ottawa – The recent large accumulation of snow across the region has created giant snowbanks on city streets forcing all traffic to drive in a single file down most streets.

Sidewalks are also becoming narrower due to the snowbank infringement, resulting in parents having to push strollers single file in the Wellington West area of Ottawa.

Most bike paths were also limited to unicycle riding in single file format only.

For now, the city is advising motorists to learn to drive angled at 45 degrees on two wheels down the narrow one lane streets if they can.

Read the full report on the-o-dot blog…

See also: Ottawa Traffic Guide
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