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

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Traffic Update posted on Oct 30

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Traffic Update

MassDOT will begin implementing traffic changes for the next stage of construction for the Route 79/Braga Bridge Project on Wednesday, November 12. The following changes will be implemented in a phased approach through the middle of December: Vehicles on Route 79/138 (Broadway) bound for Interstate   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Traffic Update

RMV: Promise to Customers posted on Oct 28

RMV: Promise to Customers

Today, MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey and MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Celia J. Blue offered a 10 point promise to RMV customers. The reimagining effort comprises current, ongoing and future initiatives that the RMV has in development to better the Registry experience.   …Continue Reading RMV: Promise to Customers

November E-ZPass Sign Up: Chelsea, Everett posted on Oct 28

November E-ZPass Sign Up: Chelsea, Everett

MassDOT is encouraging motorists to join E-ZPass with All-Electronic Tolling now in place on the Tobin Bridge and expanding statewide within the next two years. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass throughout the Fall season. The E-ZPass Van schedule   …Continue Reading November E-ZPass Sign Up: Chelsea, Everett