Travel Resources for Northeastern Snowstorm

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, Staff Writer
March 19, 2013; 4:59 AM ET
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The storm system that has been immobilizing the regions in its path has worked its way to New York and New England. Commuters should be prepared to face dangerous driving conditions.

The only way to stay safe from bad roadways during a storm is to stay off the roads entirely. But for some, that may not be option. It's important to know how to drive safely in a storm and also how to check travel conditions in your area.

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New York

An interactive travel map provided by the New York Department of Transportation shows road conditions caused by traffic, construction and weather. Snow and ice covered many of the roads on Wednesday morning.


New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation has an interactive map that shows road conditions in the state.


The Massachusetts Department of Transportation offers a map on the page.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island travel conditions can be viewed on an interactive map provided by the state's department of transportation.


Roadways in Connecticut can be monitored on this interactive map provided by the Connecticut Department of Transportation.


The Vermont 511 website hosts a road conditions map with web cameras.

Most of Vermont is facing difficult driving conditions.


The Maine Department of Transportation has a map with a list of road conditions around the state.

For current storm updates and radar images, visit our live blog, or go to's Winter Weather Center. You can also view flight information in stormy areas by visiting our flight tracker.


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