Many residents of Old Ottawa South are eager to see a new footbridge across the Rideau Canal at Clegg and Fifth. This would connect the pathways along both sides of the Canal and provide a safe and convenient alternative to the Bank Street and the Pretoria bridges. Indeed, your councillor, mayor, MPP and MP are all on record as supporting the construction of this bridge as a priority. So what's the holdup?
Well, there isn't actually a holdup. The bridge is advancing on schedule, and the City recently conducted geotechnical testing to determine requirements for road construction, support columns and the pathway ramp.