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Friday morning traffic update

Congestion is the big problem for motorists at 8 a.m. Friday, with slow traffic on most of the Charlotte region’s interstate highways.

Few collisions are being reported now, however.

Here is the 8 a.m. summary:

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from N.C. 73 down to I-485.

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Carowinds Boulevard to Woodlawn Road.

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-20 mph from Mooresville down to I-485.

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-25 mph from Providence Road to I-77.

Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 5-15 mph from Village Lake Drive to Idlewild Road.

Westinghouse Boulevard at Pioneer Avenue ... Collision reported at 7:409 a.m.; minor delays.

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