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Tuesday morning traffic update

Several problems have developed on Charlotte-area roadways at 8:25 a.m. this Tuesday morning.

The biggest headache is on northbound Interstate 85 in Cabarrus County. Police report a disabled vehicle blocking a lane near Poplar Tent Road. There were 5 miles of backups at 8:20 a.m.

In addition, very slow traffic is being reported on the inner loop of I-485, due to a wreck at Rea Road.

And lengthy delays remain on northbound I-77 in Statesville, due to an earlier collision at I-40.

Here is the 8:25 a.m. update:

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... congestion; traffic moving 20 to 30 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) down to Exit 23 (Sam Furr Road).

I-77 northbound, Lake Norman area ... Collision at the I-40 intersection in Statesville. Lanes closed. Traffic snarled for 4 miles.

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20 to 30 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Road (Exit 46).

I-85 northbound, Cabarrus County ... Disabled vehicle blocking the right lane near Poplar Tent Road; delays stretch for 4 to 5 miles.

Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15 to 25 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion and a wreck near Rea Road; traffic moving 10 to 20 mph from south of Matthews to the Carolina Place Mall area.

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25 to 30 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Woodlawn Road.

Davidson-Concord Road, near Bradford Park ... Collision at 7:45 a.m.; minor to moderate delays.

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