Post Content

Governor Deval Patrick and Secretary Jeff Mullan this afternoon joined Emergency Management and State Police officials in urging Commonwealth residents to prepare for the winter storm now entering Massachusetts.  

The Governor urged motorists to complete travel by 3pm today whenever possible.  Secretary Mullan called the expected storm a "significant event" and said traffic volumes are higher than normal for a typical Sunday early afternoon and urged those who must travel to plan ahead and expect delays.  Mullan said the MBTA will provide regular Sunday service and regular Monday service during the storm.  

MassDOT as of early Sunday afternoon has more than 1,000 pieces of equipment treating and clearing roads, with a total of more than 4,000 pieces of equipment ready to address roads throughout the snow period.  

As always, before you drive, please check our online traffic cameras for live conditions on major roadways: www.mass.gov/511/cameras

Check MassDOT’s winter driving tips.  The MBTA online  has the latest schedules and service advisories.

 

 

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving posted on Jan 21

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving

Winter driving is not only challenging due to icy and snowy conditions. It is also dark for more hours of the day than it is light. With up to nearly 15 hours per day in darkness, it’s dark during part of the morning and evening   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory posted on Jan 18

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service is predicting that snow will develop across the state from west to east on Saturday afternoon. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest across the northwestern part of the state, where several inches are possible. The   …Continue Reading Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory posted on Jan 17

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

During the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, MassDOT is reminding the public to be alert while traveling, aware of holiday work restrictions and mindful of roadway conditions. “Drivers traveling throughout this holiday weekend are reminded to focus on getting to their destinations safely,” said   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory