Traffic in Northern Massachusetts Slows to Crawl Due to Ice

Traffic slowed to a crawl on a section of Route 31 in Fitchburg, in northern Massachusetts, on January 5, as a winter weather advisory was in place due to freezing rain.

Footage by Greg Forrister shows a line of cars moving slowly. “Vehicles slowed down to a crawl due to a very dangerous icing situation currently,” he wrote on Twitter.

Massachusetts State Police advised drivers to slow down due to icy roads.

The National Weather Service warned of “dangerous travel conditions due to slippery roads.” Credit: Greg Forrister via Storyful

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