Snow Slows Morning Travel in Newton; How Was Your Commute?
How are the roads in Newton? Did you have any trouble getting to school or work today?
A rain/snow mix has slowed some morning commutes through Newton today, with traffic still a problem for many out on the roads.
As indicated in our Patch traffic map, most of Newton's main roads are moving slow this morning, with some sections of Route 9 at a standstill.
Google Maps traffic shows similar traffic issues through Newton, although Route 128 seems to be moving along (slowly) without too much trouble.
How are the roads? Did you encounter any issues on your way to work/school this morning? Tell us in the comments below.
Other than a few signal problems earlier this morning, the Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line and MBTA D Line appear to be running without much issue, according to the MBTA alert site.
The Newton Public Schools also started on time this morning.
According to the National Weather Service, the snow, rain and sleet will continue through the afternoon with a total of 3 to 5 inches expected. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 3 p.m.
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