Governor Deval Patrick today signed an executive order banning vehicle traffic on all state roads effective at 4pm Friday. This will allow public safety, emergency, and road crews to do their jobs. Visit Mass.Gov to view winter storm resources.
MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey says all MBTA service will be ended at 3:30pm today.
MassDOT crews are beginning winter storm response, as seen at the Hanover Depot, left.
More than 4,000 pieces of equipment are available upon call to treat and clear state roads.
Message boards are activated notifying drivers of the impending storm.
MassDOT live online traffic cameras show current conditions on major state roadways.
Check MassDOT’s winter driving tips.
MBTA buses, Red, Blue, Orange, Green, and Silver Lines and commuter rail will end operations at 3:30pm today and resume after the storm as soon as possible. Visit the MBTA Winter web page to learn more.
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