The governor praised the National Guard for their efforts in the snow cleanup.
Mayor Marty Walsh said he wants Boston roads as clear as possible for the evening.
The contractors were removing snow at the time.
Man towns have far exceeded their snow removal budgets with more winter weather still on the way.
Mayor Marty Walsh is asking people to stay off the roads in Boston through Tuesday as the city tries to clear out record levels of snow.
The governor said public safety is goal No. 1.
Some cities and towns on the North Shore are running out of salt and in some cases, are running out of room for all the snow.
With the seemingly endless cycle of snow and digging out in Boston, one local politician has had enough of some less-than-thorough cleanup jobs.
A fire at a Public Works Department garage in Henniker, NH, Friday night destroyed almost all of the snow removal equipment for the town.
The clean-up from the blizzard of 2013 is far from over. While most streets have been at least partially cleared, and getting around on city streets is becoming easier, walking in many Boston neighborhoods still poses a danger.