NATICK, MASS. (WHDH) - Thousands of pieces of road-clearing equipment have been deployed in an effort to keep the roadways safe amid a major winter storm.

At 12:45 p.m., the Department of Transportation had deployed 2,996 pieces of equipment in ice and snow operations, according to spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard.

Drivers are urged to give plows plenty of room as the snow continues to fall.

For more information, click here to visit the 7Weather page.

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