Governor Deval Patrick today lifted the order banning vehicle traffic on all state roads effective immediately for all communities west of I-91 and for Nantucket County, and the ban is lifted statewide at 4:00pm today, Saturday. Please continue to avoid unnecessary travel to be safe and 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 remain shut down all day Saturday.
If you must travel, continue to use extreme caution. MassDOT live online traffic cameras show current conditions on major state roadways. More than 3,600 pieces of snow and ice removal equipment have worked around the clock during the storm clearing roadways. Check MassDOT’s winter driving tips.
Visit the MBTA Winter web page to learn the latest information on MBTA service.
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