Congestion and several collisions are causing problems for motorists across the Charlotte region at 8:40 a.m. Monday.
Here is the 8:40 a.m. update:
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Providence Road to I-77,
I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard to Woodlawn Road.
Randolph Road at Sardis Road ... Collision being cleared; minor delays.
Central Avenue ... Closed between Hawthorne Lane and Pecan Avenue for rail crossing work; will reopen Friday evening.
Providence Road inbound ... Collision being cleared at Sardis Road; traffic moving 10-20 mph from the Arboretum to Sharon Amity Road.
East Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion and a disabled vehicle near Idlewild Road; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Village Lake Drive to Idlewild Road.
I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 56) down to Mallard Creek Church Road.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-20 mph from Mooresville down to Exit 23 in Huntersville.
Billy Graham Parkway ... Congestion on both sides of the road, slowing traffic to a 15-20 mph average, between West Boulevard and I-85.
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