Many of the traffic problemsa at 8:30 a.m. Monday were in north Charlotte.
Police report several wrecks in the University City area, and wrecks also were reported on Idlewild and Monroe roads.
Here is a summary at 8:30 a.m.:
-- I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; average speeds of 20 to 25 mph from N.C. 73 down to I-485.
-- I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; average speeds of 20 mph from just north of the lake down to I-485.
-- I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; 25 mph average speeds from Carowinds up to Tyvola Road.
-- I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Heavy congestion; 15 to 20 mph average speeds from Providence Road to South Boulevard.
-- Independence Boulevard inbound ... Normal conditions, which includes the typical slowdown from Harris Boulevard to Idlewild Road.
-- University City Boulevard at John Kirk Drive ... A collision causing moderate delays.
-- North Tryon Street at I-485 ... A collision being cleared; moderate delays.
-- Idlewild Road at Margaret Wallace Road ... A collision causing moderate delays.
-- South Boulevard at Arrowood Road ... A collision; minor delays.
-- Monroe Road at Village Lake Drive ... An earlier collision is being cleared, but there are still moderate delays.