If you want to see, you have to Look.
All that salt will make the ice go away, but it will also make the concrete go away too. So much salt it has turned the steps white.
That image works well for me, John - the combination of the "white stuff" and the stairs makes one hesitate and think for a moment, until the legs, carefully walking down on the side of the steps, add the helpful hint to the explanation. And your framing and the light situation all work nicely together.