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Wednesday morning traffic update

Collisions and congestions are taking their toll on the Charlotte traffic flow at 8 a.m. this Wednesday morning.

A wreck on northbound Interstate 77 near Sunset Road is really slowing traffic headed from Charlotte toward the Lake Norman area. And there’s a wreck reported a short time ago on inbound Brookshire Boulevard near Hoskings Road.

Look for congestion in the usual spots -- plus a few unusual locations.

Here is the 8 a.m. summary:

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

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Providence Road to South Boulevard.

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-20 mph from the lake down to Exit 23 in Huntersville.

I-77 northbound, north Charlotte ... Wreck at 7:35 a.m. blocking the right lanes, between Sunset Road and Harris Boulevard; traffic moving 10-15 mph in the area.

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Geoge Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to I-485.

Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion and a collision being cleared at Village Lake Drive; traffic moving 5-15 mph from Village Lake Drive to Idlewild Road.

Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-20 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.

Johnston Road (U.S. 521) northbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-20 mph in the Ballantyne area, on the approach to I-485.

I-85 northbound, eastern Gaston County ... Some type of slowdown in the Cramerton-Belmont area; traffic moving 15-25 mph in the area.

Brookshire Boulevard at Hoskins Road ... Collision at 7:45 a.m.; moderate delays.

Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from the Arboretum to Sharon Amity Road.

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