Traffic problems continued across the Charlotte region at 10 a.m. Monday.
Wet streets probably have contributed to the large number of collisions this morning, but the big problem now is a stalled vehicle. Police report a tractor-trailer has broken down in the right lane of northbound I-85 in west Charlotte (details below).
Earlier collisions on Independence Boulevard, northbound I-77 and the Brookshire Freeway are no longer causing big problems.
The 10 a.m. update is below:
Road closures: John Russell Road in northeast Charlotte will be closed at 9 a.m. Monday for about 2 1/2 weeks, so crews can make road improvements. The closure is between Rocky River and McLean roads and is scheduled until Oct. 31. Motorists can use Rocky River and Back Creek Church roads as a detour.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 33) down to I-485 (Exit 19).
I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Church Road (Exit 46).
Independence Boulevard inbound ... Earlier collision being cleared on the ramp from Independence to the John Belk Freeway; minor delays.
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 35-45 mph from Providence Road to I-77.
I-77 northbound, uptown Charlotte ... Earlier collision being cleared at LaSalle Street; traffic moving 25-35 mph from West Boulevard interchange up to Billy Graham Parkway.
Billy Graham Parkway ... Collision at I-85 ramp; minor delays.
I-85 northbound, west Charlotte ... Tractor-trailer stalled in the right lane near mile marker 33 (Billy Graham Parkway); moderate delays.
W.T. Harris Boulevard at University City Boulevard ... Collision; minor delays.
Mallard Creek Road near I-85 ... Collision; minor delays.
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