BRIDGEWATER (CBS) – With all the long, hard hours that road clearing crews have put in this winter, a handful of workers got a “thank you” from the governor on Thursday.

Governor Deval Patrick stopped by a Massachusetts Highway depot in Bridgewater Thursday morning to deliver coffee and doughnuts to workers.

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WBZ NewsRadio’s 1030 Carl Stevens reports

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It has been a long, expensive winter already – with several weeks left to go. Patrick recently submitted a supplemental budget request for and additional $25 million to pay for snow removal.

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