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Today’s traffic: 2 wrecks on Carowinds Boulevard

Police are working to clear a pair of collisions on Carowinds Boulevard at 8:15 a.m. this Tuesday morning.

Each collision involves injuries, and each is causing delays. One crash is at Choate Circle and the other at South Tryon Street.

And police have just reported a multi-vehicle collision on northbound I-77 near Exit 28 in Cornelius. At least one lane is blocked in that area, and backups are building.

Meanwhile, there are a number of collisions elsewhere in the region, and congestion is causing slowdowns.

Another major problem is in Belmont. A crash involving a tractor-trailer has blocked three lanes of northbound Park Street, and it could be another hour or so before the collision is cleared.

Congestion also is causing slow traffic on several area routes.

Here is the 7:45 a.m. update.

Carowinds Boulevard at Choate Circle ... Collision with injuries; moderate delays.

Carowinds Boulevard near South Tryon Street ... Collision with injuries; moderate delays.

Park Road at Selwyn Road ... Disabled vehicle; minor delays.

Gold Hill Road at Pleasant Road, Fort Mill ... Collision; minor delays.

Park Road at Park Crossing Drive ... Collision; minor delays.

Central Avenue at Rosehaven Drive ... Collision; minor delays.

Freedom Drive at Thrift Drive ... Collision; minor delays.

South Tryon Street at Arrowood Road ... Collision; minor delays.

West Sugar Creek Road at Mallard Creek Road ... Collision; minor delays.

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

I-77 northbound, Cornelius ... Multi-vehicle wreck at mile marker 28; heavy delays.

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).

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

Independence Boulevard inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from Eastway Drive to uptown.

Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-25 mph from the Arboretum area to Wendover Road.

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion and a collision near the South Boulevard interchange; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Providence Road to Johnston Road, and 10-20 mph from Johnston 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; traffic moving 15-25 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.

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