WB M-59 reopens in Pontiac as icy conditions tangle traffic

The Detroit News

Pontiac — Westbound M-59 at Opdyke Road has reopened after icy road conditions prompted the Oakland County Sheriff's Office to close it.

The road was closed for about 45 minutes.

Crashes have been reported throughout the area as snow showers have been falling for most of the morning. On Twitter, the Metro Detroit post of the Michigan State Police asked motorists to be cautious as snow showers fall around the state.