Winter storm leads to speed limit restrictions in New England

February 15, 2014, 7:10 pm
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(NECN) - With more heavy snow falling in New England, roads across the region are being impacted.

The Maine Turnpike has decreased its speed limit to 45 miles per hour. The Massachusetts Turnpike reduced its own to 40 miles per hour.

Additionally, Gov. Deval Patrick has asked people to stay off the roads in Massachusetts east of Worcester County between 5 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday.

NECN's Tim Kelley expects parts of Massachusetts to see as many as 14 inches. He expects parts of Maine to see as many as 16 inches.

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