MassDOT: Snowfall Intensity, Rush Hour Traffic Slowed Down Plows

Originally posted on CBS Boston:

BOSTON (CBS) – There were plenty of people late for work and school Friday morning and many of them were angry with meteorologists and plow crews.

More snow came than expected and area highways and side roads weren’t plowed enough for the morning rush hour, which led to several delays and traffic jams across the Boston metro area.

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Plow drivers told WBZ-TV’s David Robichaud in Foxboro they had a difficult time keeping ahead of the storm there, where more than 14 inches of snow fell.

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Many towns first delayed school, then decided later to cancel classes for the day because the roads were so bad.

“Well, we had equipment out from (Thursday) afternoon continuously throughout the night, but the snowfall intensity is hitting us right during the morning commute which is probably…

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