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Today’s traffic: Still a few traffic headaches

Several collisions around the Charlotte region continue to cause problems for motorists at 9:45 a.m. Monday.

While the morning commute has ended, it’s still a slow trip on several routes. The biggest congestion is on Interstate 485 in western Mecklenburg County, where clean-up of an earlier wreck continues near Wilkinson Boulevard.

And police have reported a collision at Old Steele Creek Road and Wilkinson Boulevard, involving a trapped motorist.

Here is the 9:45 a.m. update:

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Langtree Road (Exit 31) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from mile marker 52 (Poplar Tent Road) down to mile marker 41 (Sugar Creek Road).

Ramp from U.S. 29/N.C. 49 to southbound I-85 ... Clean-up from an earlier wreck; minor delays.

Albemarle Road inbound ... Collision at Farm Pond Lane at 9:30 a.m.; moderate delays.

Independence Boulevard inbound ... Earlier collision at City View Drive; moderate delays.

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 35-45 mph from Providence Road to I-77.

I-485 inner loop, between I-85 and Wilkinson Boulevard ... Collision with injuries at 9 a.m.; moderate delays.

Old Steele Creek Road at Wilkinson Boulevard ... Collision with trapped motorist reported at 9:45 a.m.; moderate delays.

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