Safety concerns raised by Stittsville residents over city's street closure plans

By Brian Dryden, Ottawa Community News, November 12, 2017

Stittsville residents who live near the intersection of Johnwoods and Rosehill roads gathered Sunday afternoon to unveil a mock welcome to “Autoroute Rosehill Expressway” sign that pokes fun at a city plan to close off a section of Johnwoods to vehicle traffic.

But while the mocking tone of the poke at the city plan had an aspect of humour to it, what was underlining their protest on Nov. 12 was deadly serious to the residents — the safety of their neighbourhood.

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