The biggest problem for Charlotte-area motorists at 8:30 a.m. Monday is the same as it has been for much of the morning commute -- on Interstate 485 in Mint Hill.
Crews have cleared an overturned truck near the Lawyers Road bridge. That truck crashed before 6 a.m., and another crash was reported a short distance away at 6:30 a.m.
Both problems are gone now, but slow traffic remains in the area. Motorists can expect delays on I-485 until 9 a.m.
The other problem is on southbound I-77. An earlier collision near the Brookshire Freeway interchange has been cleared from the travel lanes, but slow traffic remains.
The 8:30 a.m. update is below:
Road closures: Crews will have a portion of the right southbound lane of South Boulevard closed through Thursday for drainage repairs, transportation officials say. The closure is between Emerywood Drive and Archdale Drive.
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 33) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).
I-77 southbound, Charlotte ... Congestion from an earlier collision; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Sunset Road down to Brookshire Freeway.
I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Church Road (Exit 46).
Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-20 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.
Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Eastway Drive to uptown.
Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from the Arboretum to Wendover Road.
I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Providence Road to I-77.
I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Clanton Road.
Johnston Road ... Congestion and a disabled vehicle at Ballantyne Commons Parkway; traffic moving 15-20 mph northbound from the state line to I-485.
U.S. 321, Gaston County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph in each direction between I-85 and Dallas-Cherryville Highway.
I-485 inner loop, Mint Hill ... Overturned vehicle at Lawyers Road bridge; also another collision near Lawyers Road; inner loop lane closures between N.C. 218 and Lawyers Road.
Brookshire Boulevard at Mountain Island Road ... Collision being cleared; minor delays.
Central Avenue at Hawthorne Lane ... Collision with injuries; moderate delays.
South Boulevard at Sharon Road West ... Earlier collision being cleared; minor delays.
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