Several tractor-trailers and around 30 cars were involved in an icy crash on I-290 in Worcester. MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE PHOTO
Several tractor-trailers and around 30 cars were involved in an icy crash on I-290 in Worcester. MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE PHOTO (Massachusetts State Police)

Icy roads prompted the shutdown of the Lowell Connector and caused cars to spin out of control on Interstate 495 and another Massachusetts highways.

The Massachusetts State Police is reporting the Connector is now open but drivers are advised to stay off the roads until they have been treated.