Traffic problems will last past the 9 a.m. traditional end of the morning commute today in the Charlotte region.
Police are working to clear several collisions, and heavy traffic remains a problem in spots.
Here is the 9 a.m. update:
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Providence Road to I-77.
N.C. 51 at Johnston Road ... Collision at 8:40 a.m.; moderate delays.
I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Woodlawn Road.
I-485 outer loop, Mint Hill ... Collision reported about 8:45 a.m. near Lawyers Road; moderate delays.
I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 56) down to Mallard Creek Church Road.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Mooresville down to I-485 south of Huntersville.
Beatties Ford Road at Rhian Brook Lane ... Collision at 8:50 a.m.; minor delays.
Statesville Road at Atando Avenue ... Collision at 8:40 a.m.; minor delays.
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