A wreck on Interstate 485 Inner near Matthews at mile marker 57 has closed the right lane near Providence Road.
The wreck occurred at 9:05 a.m. and traffic is expected to be impacted until 10:05 a.m. Stop-and-go traffic is reported between Exit 52 in Matthews and Exit 57 Providence Road.
There are some other traffic obstacles or accidents have been reported as of 9:20 a.m. Wednesday. But congestion is building along Charlotte’s major inbound routes:
• An accident in the roadway on the 4900 block of South Boulevard was reported at 9 a.m.
• There is a traffic light malfunction reported at 3933 The Plaza, Charlotte.
• An accident in the roadway at Arrowcreek Drive and Tryon Street was reported at 8:02 a.m.
• Traffic is building on Interstate 485 Outer in Mecklenburg County near Pineville. Congestion expected to end around 9:15 a.m. between mile markers 59 and 64.
• Traffic is building on Interstate 77 South in Huntersville between mile markers 25 and 30. Congestion expected to end around 9:25 a.m.
• There is congestion on Interstate 85 South in Cabarrus County near Concord at mile marker 52, Poplar Tent Road, that is expected to last until 9:44 a.m.
• Between Cornelius and Huntersville, Interstate 77 traffic has slowed to 30 mph between exits 21 and 28.
• I-485 inner is slow between Providence Road and Highway 51/Pineville.
&Traffic along I-85 at Interstate 485 has been affected by the planned overnight closure Tuesday night for construction.
Northbound I-85 will be closed again Wednesday night from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night. Motorists headed north on I-85 will be detoured onto the inner loop of I-485 to U.S. 29 (North Tryon Street), where they can get on U.S. 29 briefly, then get on the outer loop of I-485 and return to I-85.
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