There are few problems for motorists in the Charlotte area this morning at 7:15 a.m.
Police are working to clear a wreck on Weddington Road south of Matthews and have closed a portion of West Boulevard because of a fire. There’s also a blockage on Albemarle Road.
Here is the 7:15 a.m. update:
-- I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Providence Road to South Boulevard.
-- I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard to Woodlawn Road.
-- I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Mooresville down to I-485.
-- Weddington Road at Plantation Drive (near I-485) ... Collision reported about 6:40 a.m. (near the Siskey YMCA); minor delays.
-- West Boulevard near Remount Road ... An apartment fire was reported about 7:10 a.m. on Watson Drive. West Boulevard is closed in the area (near Remount Road).
-- Albemarle Road at I-485 ... Some type of blockage in the road; minor delays.
The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.
Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email firstname.lastname@example.org to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.Read moreRead less