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Friday morning traffic update

A wreck with an overturned vehicle is causing traffic problems at 8:45 a.m. Friday on northbound Interstate 85 in west Charlotte.

The collision was reported about 8:30 a.m. near the Billy Graham Parkway. Once vehicle overturned, and police report the left two lanes are blocked.

There also are wrecks currently on South Boulevard and Sharon Amity Road.

And Remount Road is closed near South Boulevard while crews repair a broken water main. The road closure is expected to continue into mid-morning.

Motorists should be aware of heavy rain falling in a few spots this morning. Be prepared for delays.

The 8:45 a.m. update:

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Exit 35 (Brawley School Road) down to Exit 23 (Gilead Road) in Huntersville.

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Exit 56 (George Liles Parkway) down to Exit 46 (Mallard Creek Church Road).

I-85 northbound, near Billy Graham Parkway ... Collision with an overturned vehicle. Slkow traffic in area.

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 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard to near Woodlawn Road.

I-485 outer loop, west Mecklenburg ... Collision with injuries reported about 7:45 a.m.; minor delays.

South Boulevard at Clanton Road ... Collision at 8:40 a.m.; minor delays.

Sharon Amity Road southbound at Providence Road ... Collision at 8:40 a.m.; moderate delays.

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