Earlier collisions have been cleared on southbound I-85 and I-77, but traffic slowdowns remain at 8 a.m. Monday.
In each case, there are backups of 4 to 5 miles. But all travel lanes are open. The congestion might not ease for another hour.
There also are merging delays on I-485 in southern Mecklenburg County and on Independence Boulevard. There also are a number of collisions on other roads in the region.
And the N.C. Highway Patrol is dealing with a collision involving a tractor-trailer on southbound U.S. 321 in Gastonia County. That wreck is near Dallas.
The 8 a.m. traffic update:
I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion and an earlier collision in the left shoulder at mile marker 28; traffic moving 5-15 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 33) down to Cornelius Exit 28. Traffic moving 20-30 mph from mile marker 28 down to mile marker 23 in Huntersville.
I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Church Road (Exit 46).
I-85 southbound, north Charlotte ... Earlier collision on the ramp to southbound I-77; traffic moving 15-25 mph from City Boulevard (Exit 43) to I-77.
Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.
Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph from Sharon Amity Road 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 collision near I-485; traffic moving 15-25 mph northbound from the state line to I-485.
U.S. 321, Gaston County ... Congestion and a collision at Grier Boulevard near Dallas; traffic moving 15-25 mph in each direction between I-85 and Dallas-Cherryville Highway.
Idlewild Road near Harris Boulevard ... Collision; moderate delays.
Old Statesville Road at Alexanderana Road, Huntersville ... Disabled vehicle; minor delays.
University City Boulevard at Pavilion Boulevard ... Collision; minor delays.
Randolph Road at Colonial Avenue ... Collision; minor to moderate delays.
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