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Winter Storm, Plows, February 8, 2013MassDOT crews are responding to the current winter storm today through Friday.  Key facts about our preparations:

More than 4000 pieces of hired and state equipment are available for snow and ice operations.

The Highway Operations Center has crews on duty 24/7 during the storm and uses message boards advising motorists of the wintry conditions.

240,000 tons of salt are available at our depots across the Commonwealth.

500,000 gallons of liquid Anti-icers and De-icers are available to treat state roads.

MassDOT has 6” pumps in the districts and 2-8” pumps in Bridgewater to respond to flooding.

Construction and maintenance road closures in the Boston area are cancelled for Thursday to allow for storm clean up.

As always, before you travel please check our live online traffic cameras showing current conditions on major state roadways. We also encourage you to review MassDOT's winter driving tips.

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