Congestion is the big problem for Charlotte-area motorists at 8:10 a.m. Friday.
Heavy traffic has slowed the morning commute on Interstates 485 and 77 in the southern part of the county.
A collision was reported recently on Old Charlotte Highway near Sun Valley High School in Union County.
One word of caution -- it’s windy this morning. If you’re on the interstate highways or driving on rural roads, be prepared to deal with wind gusts.
Here is the 8:10 a.m. report:
-- I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-20 mph from Providence Road to South Boulevard.
-- I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Carowinds Boulevard to Remount Road.
-- I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from the lake down to I-485.
-- I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from N.C. 73 down to I-485.
-- Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-20 mph from Harris Boulevard to Idlewild Road.
-- Providence Road at Sharon Amity Road ... Collision at 7:45 a.m.; minor delays.
-- Mount Holly-Huntersville Road at N.C. 115, Huntersville ... Collision at 7:45 a.m.; minor delays.
-- Old Charlotte Highway at Wesley Chapel-Stouts Road, near Indian Trail ... Collision at 8:05 a.m.; moderate delays.
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