Widespread Closings in Boston Area

Friday, 19 Apr 2013 08:30 AM

By Lisa Barron

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The Boston area is on lockdown Friday as the manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings continues.

The entire MBTA transit system, including all commuter rail, is shut down. Officials advised the public not to congregate at stations. Amtrak suspended its service between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island.

Public safety officials have advised residents in the Boston suburbs of Watertown, Waltham, Belmont, Newton, Cambridge, Allston and Brighton to stay indoors. Businesses are also asked not to open.

All vehicle traffic in Watertown has been banned.

Several colleges will also be closed including Harvard, MIT, Brandeis, Boston University, Boston College, Emerson, Suffolk , Northeastern, Simmons, Tufts and Boston Conservatory.

All Boston public schools have cancelled all activities, and all taxi service in the city of Boston has been suspended.

The famed Faneuil Hall Marketplace is also closed until further notice.


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