Boston Public Schools will be closed Friday

Boston, MA - 2/9/2017   - Bryce DeWitt laughs as he makes a snow angel in the ground in the Boston Common in Boston, MA, February 9, 2017. A winter storm is expected to drop between 12 to 18 inches of snow in the region, with less falling towards the Cape and Islands, according to National Weather Service.(Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
Bryce DeWitt laughs as he makes a snow angel in the ground in the Boston Common. –Keith Bedford / Boston Globe

Boston Public Schools will be closed again on Friday in the wake of the massive snowstorm, Mayor Marty Walsh announced.

Walsh announced the closing during a Boston City TV livestream, stating that the city’s top priority was keeping its children safe. He also said that with no school buses on the roads, it will be a smoother morning commute for those heading into work on Friday morning.

The City of Boston confirmed the school cancellation in a Facebook post.

For more updates on closings, cancellations, and delays, Boston residents can visit boston.gov/winter.