There is heavy traffic near Linden Square due to the last-minute shopping rush, according to a alert.
“There is heavy traffic in the Linden Street area between Kingsbury Street and Crest Road,” the alert says. “This is due to the shopping areas. There are multiple Wellesley Police officers in the area performing traffic duties, but the traffic volume is extremely heavy.”
Washington and State streets are backed up as well, according to the alert.
“Avoid the area if you can,” the alert says.