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Traffic update: Park Road reopens

The morning commute has ended, technically, but traffic problems continue across the Charlotte region at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The good news is that motorists don’t have to deal with Park Road detours. A broken water main on Park Road near Selwyn Road was repaired overnight, and all lanes are open this morning.

But there are several wrecks and a lot of congestion causing troubles.

Here is the 9 a.m. update:

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Providence Road to I-77.

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Carowinds Boulevard to Woodlawn Road.

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 56) down to Mallard Creek Church Road.

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion and a collision near mile marker 27; traffic moving 15-25 mph from north of the lake down to Exit 23 in Huntersville.

Arrowood Road near I-77 ... Collision at 8:45 a.m.; moderate delays.

Monroe Road near Commonwealth Avenue ... Collision at 8:50 a.m.; moderate delays.

South Tryon Street at Billy Graham Parkway ... Disabled vehicle; minor delays.

Park Road at Tyvola Road ... Collision at 8:30 a.m.; minor delays.

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