Authorities warn drivers of ‘icy and dangerous’ road conditions

ESCANABA — Officials are warning drivers to be careful when traveling this time of year due to icy and dangerous roadways.

Escanaba Public Safety handled an accident in the area of North Lincoln Road and 20th Avenue North on Thursday morning just after 11:00 a.m. According to the press release, the road conditions are icy and dangerous, and drivers must be prepared to slow down.

The Delta County Sheriff’s Department has also advised Escanaba Public Safety that the conditions on M-35 between Escanaba and Gladstone are icy and dangerous. They reported several accidents in the Bay View area.

If you are driving in this area, slow down, as there are black ice conditions.