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How Boston Prepares for a Snowstorm – And What You Can Do

The Boston Department of Public Works loading road salt in preparation of the Blizzard of '13.

The city’s public works department is readying more than 600 pieces of equipment for the upcoming storm, gearing up for what could be the biggest storm Boston has seen in years.

The DPW starts their preparations by pre-treating as many streets as possible, prepping the salters, sanders and plows, and coordinating with the mayor’s office to get residents to keep their cars out of the way. See this video on how they get ready

The mayor is also trying to reduce traffic by urging employers to let employees work from home and requiring only essential city personnel to come in to work. 

Mayor Thomas Menino has already declared a snow emergency starting at noon Friday, meaning you need to move your car off these streets so that DPW vehicles can clear the snow. During declared snow emergencies, discounted parking is available at several parking lots and garages to cars that display Boston resident parking stickers.   read more


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