Wintry weather makes for messy day on Mass. roads

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

December 9, 2013, 12:26 pm
SHARE THIS POST
Print Article


(NECN: Leslie Gaydos, Lexington, Mass.) – In Lexington, Mass. on route 128, the snow conditions were constantly changing, but the morning rush hour was uneventful.

Salt trucks were out early and stayed ahead of the snow, leaving the highway slushy and wet.

Some drivers were more shaken than others during this first taste of winter.

“It’s very slippery right now. I’m definitely not very comfortable driving on my way to work, and I’m in a rental so that makes matters even more uncomfortable. Yeah, I would just rather not be driving this morning,” said one commuter. “I saw a really bad accident. Someone had completely totaled their car on the way. I had no idea it was going to be this bad.”

“Well, actually there were patches of freezing rain.  You can hear it hitting the windshield, but the roads are in pretty good shape,” said another.

Another traveler drove up from Connecticut Monday morning.

“A lot of little minor fender benders. I’m just dreading the rest of the winter,” he said.

Over 800 MassDOT snow plow crews were tending to the roads.

Stay with NECN for continuing coverage.

Tags: weather, massachusetts, snow, forecast, Lexington, Leslie Gaydos
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
April 14, 2014 video of the herring in Herring River Harwich Massachusetts
We may have 6 inches of snow in Maine, at the same time the temperature warms to 70 degrees in Massachusetts.
North Adams, MA, has lost wireless phone and internet in heavy rain and wind this Sunday morning.
v11-
Crews on scene in Andover, Mass.
Old Sudbury Rd. closed; seek alternate route
Tree nearly struck girl inside home; no injuries reported
Officers responded to call for body found in water off Long Wharf on Wednesday
Suspension begins Thursday night unless Pineda appeals
Worcester County DA's Office says 1-month-old Aliana Elise LaVigne was found dead in her mother's Grafton, Mass. apartment