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Conn. Gov. Bans Traffic Starting at 4:00 p.m.

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WGGB) – The Governor of Connecticut has followed Massachusetts in issuing a travel ban.

Just before 3:00 p.m. Friday, Connecticut Mayor Dannel Malloy signed an order prohibiting all traffic beginning at 4:00 p.m. Friday.

The ban in Connecticut “does not extend to emergency response and recovery vehicles, including public safety vehicles, utility vehicles, and vehicles carrying essential personnel or supplies,” according to the order

Malloy’s order follows a similar order signed by Mass. Governor Deval Patrick late Friday morning.

Patrick’s order bans all traffic on all roads in Massachusetts starting at 4:00 p.m.