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Today’s traffic: Northbound I-77 still slow

The morning commute has ended, but northbound Interstate 77 remains a problem spot for traffic this Monday morning.

Congestion is heavy, especially south of Woodlawn Road. That is due to an earlier collision that was cleared before 9 a.m.

But at 9:40 a.m., traffic is moving only 20 to 30 mph from Westinghouse Boulevard up to Woodlawn Road.

Rain is expected to continue, off and on, for the next two hours. Motorists can expect slick roads into the early-afternoon hours.

Here is the 9:40 a.m. update:

Dixie River Road closure: A portion of Dixie River Road will be closed Monday morning until further notice, according to Charlotte transportation officials. The closure is between Steele Creek and Shopton roads. Crews will be doing storm drainage and roadway work.

In addition, a new roundabout will be built on Dixie River Road as party of the area development. A signed detour will be posted.

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; traffic moving 30-40 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) 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).

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

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Providence Road to I-77.

I-485 outer loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion and construction-related delays.

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 25-35 mph from Westinghouse Boulevard up to Clanton Road.

Randolph Road at Sharon Amity Road ... Collision; moderate delays.

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