Gov. Patrick: Travel Ban Still in Effect
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Mass. Governor Deval Patrick says that a travel ban signed yesterday remains in effect Saturday morning.
He says that while most of the storm has passed, the state still has a “serious situation on our hands.”
The Governor adds that the state has practically every piece of equipment that can carry a plow on the roadways.
With regard to the travel ban, Patrick says that he will assessing the situation and the data over the next few hours and will make a determination then if any modification to the ban is needed.
Patrick adds that cities and town have asked the Mass. Emergency Management Agency to assist in the snow cleanup and removal. He says that the agency is going through